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Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick
Status of Legislation - First Reading Bill
An Act to Amend the Electoral Boundaries and Representation Act
 
Legislature :
57
Session :
2
Bill No. :
9
Member :
Hon. Paul Robichaud
First Reading :
2011-12-6
Second Reading :
2011-12-7
Committee of the Whole :
2011-12-14
2011-12-16
Amended :
2011-12-14
2011-12-16
Third Reading :
2011-12-20
Royal Assent :
2011-12-21
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Amendment :Section 10

Strike out paragraph 10(b) and substitute the following:

(b) by repealing subsection (3) and substituting the following:

12(3) If a Commission is of the opinion that it is desirable to depart from the principle of voter parity under subsection (2) when establishing an electoral district, the number of electors in the electoral district shall deviate by no greater than 5% from the electoral quotient.
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Strike out paragraph 10(c) and substitute the following:

(c) by repealing subsection (4) and substituting the following:

12(4) If a Commission is of the opinion that it is desirable to depart from the principle of voter parity under subsection (2) when establishing an electoral district, in extraordinary circumstances the number of electors in the electoral district may be no more than 25% less than the electoral quotient.
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Legend
* Private Bill
** Bill referred to Standing Committee on Law Amendments
+ Private Member's Public Bill
++ Motion for second reading defeated
+++ Debate at second reading adjourned
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