1995 Legislative Session: 4th Session, 35th Parliament

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BILL M 223 -- 1995


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

Amendment to Act

1 Section 3 of the Labour Relations Code, S.B.C. 1993, c. 82, is amended as follows:

3 (1) The Minister shall, on the recommendation of the Legislative Assembly, appoint a committee of special advisors to undertake a continuing review of this Code and labour management relations and, without limitation, to

(a) provide the Legislative Assembly with an annual evaluation of the manner in which the legislation is functioning and to identify problems that may have arisen under its provisions,

(b) make recommendations to the Legislative Assembly concerning the need for amendments to the legislation, and

(c) make recommendations to the Legislative Assembly on any specific matter referred to the committee by the minister.

(2) The Legislative Assembly shall not recommend the persons to be appointed by the Minister hereunder unless a committee of the Legislative Assembly has unanimously recommended to the Minister that the persons be so appointed.


2 This Act comes into force by regulation of the Lieutenant Governor in Council.

Explanatory Notes

This Bill ensures that the Minister of Labour appoint a committee, with the approval of the legislature, to oversee any changes to the Labour Relations Code. The Bill ensures that a more fair process is followed for the selection of committee members and ensures that the committee report its findings to the Legislative Assembly.

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