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NORTHERN ALBERTA DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL ACT

NORTHERN ALBERTA
DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL ACT

Chapter N‑4

Table of Contents

                1       Definition

                2       Establishment

                3       Functions

                4       Composition

                5       Director and employees

                6       Powers

                7       Salaries and expenses

                8       Annual report


HER MAJESTY, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta, enacts as follows:

Definition

1   In this Act, “Council” means the Northern Alberta Development Council.

RSA 1980 cN‑9 s1

Establishment

2   There is hereby established a council to be known as the Northern Alberta Development Council.

RSA 1980 cN‑9 s2

Functions

3   The functions of the Council are to investigate, monitor, evaluate, plan and promote practical measures to foster and advance general development in northern Alberta, and to advise the Government accordingly, and without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the Council may investigate the requirements of the people resident in northern Alberta and make recommendations in that regard in respect of

                                 (a)    social and economic development,

                                 (b)    development of communities and service delivery, and

                                 (c)    development of government services and programs.

RSA 1980 cN‑9 s3

Composition

4   The Council shall be composed of not less than 8 and not more than 10 members appointed by the Lieutenant Governor in Council, one of whom must be designated as chair.

RSA 1980 cN‑9 s4

Director and employees

5   In accordance with the Public Service Act, there may be appointed a Director and any other employees necessary to assist the Council to fulfil its functions.

RSA 1980 cN‑9 s5

Powers

6   For the purpose of carrying out its functions, the Council may hold public meetings.

RSA 1980 cN‑9 s6

Salaries and expenses

7   A member of the Council may be paid a salary and compensation for travelling and other expenses incurred as a member as the Lieutenant Governor in Council may prescribe.

RSA 1980 cN‑9 s7

Annual report

8   The Council shall prepare an annual report of its activities that shall be laid before the Legislative Assembly not later than 15 days after the opening of the session next following the preparation of the report.

RSA 1980 cN‑9 s8