News March 8, 2010

Legislative Assembly Reconvenes in March

(YELLOWKNIFE) March 8, 2010 – The Fifth Session of the Legislative Assembly of the Northwest Territories will reconvene on March 23, 2010 at 1:30pm. 

By the authority granted to him through a motion of the Legislative Assembly, the Honourable Paul Delorey, Speaker of the Legislative Assembly, has given notice that the Fifth Session of the 16th Legislative Assembly shall reconvene on Tuesday, March 23, 2010 at 1:30pm. 

Motion 4-16(5), which was carried in the Legislative Assembly of the Northwest Territories on March 4, 2010, adjourned the House to May 11, 2010 with a provision that if the Speaker was satisfied that the public interest required an earlier meeting of the House, he could give notice of such a meeting and the House would reconvene. 

“The government has communicated to me that the public interest requires that important financial matters be dealt with prior to the planned reconvening on May 11, 2010,” said Mr. Delorey. Accordingly, after consultation with Members of the Legislative Assembly, the Speaker has given notice that the House shall reconvene on March 23, 2010. 

For more information, contact: 

Paul Delorey, Speaker 
Legislative Assembly of the NWT 
P: 867-669-2234 
F: 867-873-0273 
E: paul_delorey@gov.nt.ca 

Tim Mercer, Clerk
Legislative Assembly of the NWT
P: 867-669-2299
F: 867-920-4735
E: tim_mercer@gov.nt.ca