Legislation

The Legislation Committee of the Association of Municipal Administrators of New Brunswick shall consist of a maximum of 5 people. It shall meet as circumstances require and shall report to the Board of Directors.

At the request of the Board of Directors, or on its own initiative, the Committee shall:
1.Review any or all of the existing by-laws of the Association and make recommendations for the replacement, amendment, deletion or reconstruction as circumstances may require;
2.Propose new by-laws or suggest matters within its mandate which the Association should consider for regulation;
3.Liaise with the Board of Directors and the Department of Municipalities and Housing, the Legislative Assembly and other Departments as may be necessary to:

a)suggest new legislation (statute or regulation) which may be deemed by the Association to be appropriate;

b)review draft legislation which may be relevant to the Association or its members;

c)respond to draft legislation, position papers or new acts of the Provincial Government which may be relevant to the Association or its members;

d)make recommendations on the amendment or repeal of existing legislation;

e)alert the Board to the ramifications of proposed or existing legislation and, if required, to consider appropriate alternatives.

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