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Northwest Territories Act

Version of section 4 from 2014-04-01 to 2024-03-31:

Marginal note:Commissioner

  •  (1) A Commissioner of the Northwest Territories must be appointed by order of the Governor in Council.

  • Marginal note:Publication of order

    (2) The order appointing the Commissioner must be published in the Canada Gazette.

  • Marginal note:Instructions

    (3) The Commissioner must act in accordance with any written instructions given to him or her by the Governor in Council or the Minister.

  • Marginal note:Instructions laid before Legislative Assembly of the Northwest Territories

    (4) The Commissioner must, as soon as possible after receiving written instructions, make them available to the Executive Council of the Northwest Territories and cause them to be laid before the Legislative Assembly of the Northwest Territories, but the written instructions are effective when they are made.

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