CBA-NS Joint Government & Public Sector Lawyers and Young Lawyers Section Meeting

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Event date: 
Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 17:00 to 19:30
Name of Organization: 
Canadian Bar Association Nova Scotia
Contact Email: 
Province House, Halifax NS

Tour of the Legislature and "Introduction to the House of Assembly and the Legislative Process”, followed by off-site social

Speakers: Neil Ferguson, Chief Clerk, House of Assembly, Annette Boucher, QC, Legislative Counsel and Assistant Clerk, and Nicole Arsenault, Assistant Clerk

Tour:   5:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Talk :   5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Social: 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

A tour of some of the key areas of the Nova Scotia House of Assembly will be conducted, followed by a presentation on the House of Assembly and the legislative process, provided by the Chief Clerk, Legislative Counsel and Assistant Clerk.

Topics covered include:

-Overview of the Role of the Speaker, the Chief Clerk and the Sergeant-at Arms

-Overview of the legislation process, the budget process and the work of the Table Officers

-Overview of the Committees

All attendees are invited to join Government and Public Sector Lawyers and Young Lawyers Sections for an informal get-together at The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse (diagonally across from the Legislature), immediately following the event.The menu and bar will be available for those who wish to purchese food and refreshments.

We look forward to seeing you there!