Public Hearing on Bill 20 in N'dilo
Want to have a say in what a Territorial Ombudsperson could do for you?
The Standing Committee on Government Operations is seeking public input on the following:
Bill 20: Ombudsperson Act
The Bill establishes an Ombudsperson who acts on behalf of NWT residents who have concerns about how they are treated in their dealings with the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT). The Ombudsperson will have investigative powers to determine if the GNWT is conducting its business according to established laws, policies, and principles of procedural fairness. The Ombudsperson will also have the authority to make recommendations to the GNWT to improve its legislation, policies, and procedures.
When: Monday, September 17, 2018
Location: N'dilo Gym
Additional communities and consultation dates for Bill 20 will be posted to the website in the coming days.
Written submissions are welcome until September 28, 2018.
The Bill can be found at https://www.assembly.gov.nt.ca/documents-proceedings/bills
For more information or to send submissions, contact:
Jennifer Franki-Smith, Committee Clerk Trainee
(867) 767-9130 ext. 12009
If you wish to use any of the official languages of the Northwest Territories other than English, please contact the Committee Clerk before 3 pm on Friday, September 14th.