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Special Committee to Appoint a Police Complaint Commissioner

 

 

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The Legislative Assembly establishes Special Committees to select and unanimously recommend the appointment of Statutory Officers. On February 12, 2015, pursuant to the terms of reference provided on November 6, 2014, and related provisions of the Police Act [R.S.B.C. 1996 c.36], the Special Committee to Appoint a Police Complaint Commissioner released its unanimous report and recommendation.

Terms of Reference

On November 6, 2014, the Legislative Assembly agreed that a Special Committee be appointed to select and unanimously recommend the appointment of a Police Complaint Commissioner, pursuant to section 47 of the Police Act [RSBC 1996] c.367

The said Special Committee shall have the powers of a Select Standing Committee and in addition is empowered:

  1. to appoint of their number one or more subcommittees and to refer to such subcommittees any of the matters referred to the Committee;
  2. to sit during a period in which the House is adjourned, during the recess after prorogation until the next following Session and during any sitting of the House;
  3. to adjourn from place to place as may be convenient; and
  4. to retain such personnel as required to assist the Committee;

and shall report to the House as soon as possible, or following any adjournment, or at the next following Session, as the case may be; to deposit the original of its reports with the Clerk of the Legislative Assembly during a period of adjournment and upon resumption of the sittings of the House, the Chair shall present all reports to the Legislative Assembly.

Contact Information

Special Committee to Appoint a Police Complaint Commissioner
c/o Parliamentary Committees Office
Room 224
Parliament Buildings
Victoria, British Columbia
V8V 1X4

Phone: (250) 356-2933 (collect)
1-877-428-8337 (toll-free)
Fax: (250) 356-8172
Email: clerkcomm@leg.bc.ca

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https://www.leg.bc.ca/parliamentary-business/committees-reports/322015-02-12T08:00:00Z<a href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/40th-parliament/3rd-session/pcc/reports/PDF/Rpt-PCC-40-3-Report-2015-FEB-12.pdf" target="_blank" title="Download the printable (PDF) version of the report »"><img alt="" src="/_layouts/15/IMAGES/icpdf.png" />PDF</a>0Special Committee to Appoint a Police Complaint Commissioner

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2015-02-12T08:00:00Zhttps://www.leg.bc.ca/parliamentary-business/media-releases/22Special Committee to Appoint a Police Complaint Commissioner0<a href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/40th-parliament/3rd-session/pcc/media/mediaReleases/PDF/Rel-PCC-40-3-Cmt-Recom-Reappoint-2015-FEB-12.pdf" target="_blank" title="Download the printable (PDF) version of the media release »"><img alt="" src="/_layouts/15/IMAGES/icpdf.png" />PDF</a>

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