Canada–Newfoundland and Labrador Atlantic Accord Implementation Act
Marginal note:Ministerial directives
42 (1) The Federal Minister and the Provincial Minister may jointly issue to the Board written directives in relation to
(a) fundamental decisions;
(b) decisions made by the Board respecting the exercise of a power pursuant to paragraph 56(1)(b);
(c) public reviews conducted pursuant to section 44;
(d) Canada-Newfoundland benefits plans and any of the provisions thereof; and
(e) studies to be conducted by the Board and advice with respect to policy issues to be given by the Board to the Federal Minister and the Provincial Minister.
Marginal note:Directives binding
(2) The Board shall comply with a directive issued under subsection (1).
Marginal note:Directives deemed not to be statutory instruments
(3) Directives issued under subsection (1) shall be deemed not to be statutory instruments for the purposes of the Statutory Instruments Act.
Marginal note:Notice in Canada Gazette
(4) Where a directive is issued under subsection (1), a notice shall be published in the Canada Gazette that the directive has been issued and that the text thereof is available for inspection by any person on request made to the Board.
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