Proclamation Declaring the Representation Order to be in Force Effective on the First Dissolution of Parliament that Occurs after May 1, 2014

 
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OTTAWA, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2013

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SI/2013-102 October 5, 2013

ELECTORAL BOUNDARIES READJUSTMENT ACT

Proclamation Declaring the Representation Order to be in Force Effective on the First Dissolution of Parliament that Occurs after May 1, 2014 PATRICIA JATON Deputy of the Governor General

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Canada

ELIZABETH THE SECOND, by the Grace of God of the United Kingdom, Canada and Her other Realms and Territories QUEEN, Head of the Commonwealth, Defender of the Faith.

TO ALL TO WHOM these Presents shall come or whom the same may in any way concern,

Greeting:

WILLIAM PENTNEY Deputy Attorney General

A PROCLAMATION Whereas, on September 26, 2013, the Leader of the Government in the House of Commons received from the Chief Electoral Officer the annexed representation order;

And whereas section 25 of the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act provides that, within five days after the day on which the Minister receives the representation order, the Governor in Council shall by proclamation declare the representation order to be in force, effective on the first dissolution of Parliament that occurs at least seven months after the day on which the proclamation was issued, and on the issue of the proclamation the order has the force of law accordingly;

Now know you that We, by and with the advice of Our Privy Council for Canada and pursuant to Order in Council P.C. 2013-963 of September 27, 2013, do by this Our Proclamation declare the annexed representation order to be in force, effective on the first dissolution of Parliament that occurs at least seven months after the day on which this Our Proclamation is issued.

OF ALL WHICH Our Loving Subjects and all others whom these Presents may concern are required to take notice and to govern themselves accordingly.

IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, We have caused this Our Proclamation to be published and the Great Seal of Canada to be affixed to it. WITNESS: PATRICIA JATON, Deputy of Our Right Trusty and Well-beloved David Johnston, Chancellor and Principal Companion of Our Order of Canada, Chancellor and Commander of Our Order of Military Merit, Chancellor and Commander of Our Order of Merit of the Police Forces, Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada.

AT OTTAWA, this first day of October in the year of Our Lord two thousand and thirteen and in the sixty-second year of Our Reign.

By Command, JOHN KNUBLEY Deputy Registrar General of Canada

SCHEDULE ELECTORAL BOUNDARIES READJUSTMENT ACT REPRESENTATION ORDER Prepared and transmitted to the Minister, pursuant to section 24 of the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act (chapter E-3 of the Revised Statutes of Canada, 1985), as amended

Seven members of the House of Commons shall be elected for the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador, four for the Province of Prince Edward Island, eleven for the Province of Nova Scotia, ten for the Province of New Brunswick, seventy-eight for the Province of Quebec, one hundred and twenty-one for the Province of Ontario, fourteen for the Province of Manitoba, fourteen for the Province of Saskatchewan, thirty-four for the Province of Alberta and forty-two for the Province of British Columbia.

NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR The Commission recommends that the seven (7) electoral districts of the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador be named and described as follows.

In the following descriptions:

(a) reference to “road”, “street”, “hill”, “cove”, “route”, “highway”, “river”, “brook”, “lake”, “harbour”, “bay”, “pond” or “channel” signifies the centre line of said feature unless otherwise described; (b) wherever a word or expression is used to denote a territorial division, such word or expression shall indicate the territorial division as it existed or was bounded on the first day of January, 2011; (c) the translation of the term “street” follows Treasury Board standards, while the translation of all other public thoroughfare designations is based on commonly used terms but has no official recognition; and (d) all coordinates are in reference to the North American Datum of 1983 (NAD 83). The population figure of each electoral district is derived from the 2011 decennial census.

1. AVALON (Population: 81,540)

All that area consisting of that part of the Avalon Peninsula on the Island of Newfoundland lying southerly of a line described as follows: commencing at a point in the Eastern Channel at latitude 47°25’49”N and longitude 54°03’34”W; thence easterly in a straight line to a point in the Eastern Channel at latitude 47°26’11”N and longitude 53°57’51”W; thence southeasterly in a straight line to a point in Long Harbour at latitude 47°24’13”N and longitude 53°55’10”W; thence easterly in a straight line to the southwesterly limit of the Town of Long Harbour-Mount Arlington Heights at the mouth of Rattling Brook; thence generally westerly, generally northeasterly, generally southeasterly and generally southwesterly along the westerly, southerly, northerly and easterly limits of said town to a point at approximate latitude 47°26’32”N and longitude 53°44’50”W (on the southwesterly shoreline of Warrens Pond); thence southeasterly in a straight line to a point at latitude 47°24’44”N and longitude 53°43’54”W; thence easterly in a straight line to the southwesternmost point of the limit of the Town of Whitbourne; thence generally easterly and northerly along said limit to the northeastern most point of the limit of said town; thence northeasterly in a straight line to the southwesternmost point of the limit of the Town of Spaniard’s Bay; thence generally northerly along the westerly limit of said town to the northwesternmost point of the limit of said town; thence northerly in a straight line to a point in Hound Pond at latitude 47°46’36”N and longitude 53°22’23”W; thence northeasterly in a straight line to a point in Broad Cove Gull Pond at latitude 47°49’47”N and longitude 53°12’51”W; thence southerly in a straight line to a point on the westerly limit of the Town of Salmon Cove at approximate latitude 47°46’51”N and longitude 53°11’48”W; thence generally southerly, northeasterly and northwesterly along the westerly, southerly and easterly limits of said town to a point at approximate latitude 47°47’21”N and longitude 53°08’40”W; thence easterly in a straight line to a point in Conception Bay at latitude 47°46’33”N and longitude 52°59’22”W; thence generally southerly along Conception Bay to a point at latitude 47°35’58”N and longitude 53°06’22”W; thence southeasterly in a straight line to a point in Conception Bay at latitude 47°32’07”N and longitude 53°02’09”W; thence southeasterly in a straight line to the northwesterly limit of the Town of Conception Bay South at the mouth of Long Pond Harbour; thence northeasterly along the northwesterly limit of said town to the northwesterly limit of the Town of Paradise; thence northeasterly along the limit of said town to the northerly limit of said town; thence generally southeasterly along said limit to Camrose Drive; thence southerly along said drive to Paradise Road; thence generally southeasterly along said road to Topsail Road; thence generally easterly along said road to the southeasterly limit of the Town of Paradise; thence southerly and westerly along said limit to the easterly limit of the Town of Conception Bay South; thence generally southerly and westerly along said limit to the southerly limit of the City of St. John’s; thence generally southeasterly along said limit to the northwesternmost point of the Town of Bay Bulls; thence generally southerly along the westerly limit of said town to the northwesternmost point of the Town of Witless Bay; thence southerly and generally easterly along the westerly and southerly limits of said town to the easterly limit of said town.

Including Iona Islands, East Green Island, North Green Island, Harbour Island, Fox Island, Great Colinet Island and all other islands adjacent to the shoreline of the above-described area.

2. BONAVISTA—BURIN—TRINITY (Population: 76,704)

All that area consisting of that part of the Island of Newfoundland and that part of the Avalon Peninsula on the Island of Newfoundland described as follows: commencing at a point in Fortune Bay at the mouth of Long Harbour at approximate latitude 47°34’03”N and longitude 55°06’34”W; thence generally northeasterly along Long Harbour to the end of said harbour; thence northeasterly in a straight line to the bridge on the Trans-Canada Highway (Route No. 1) spanning Middle Brook north of Square Pond; thence northerly in a straight line to Home Pond at latitude 48°57’06”N and longitude 54°14’05”W; thence northwesterly in a straight line to a point in Nine Mile Pond at latitude 49°08’48”N and longitude 54°22’10”W; thence northerly in a straight line to the southernmost point of the limit of the Town of Carmanville; thence westerly in a straight line to the southernmost intersection of Route No. 330 and Route No. 332; thence westerly in a straight line to a point in Gander Bay at latitude 49°19’58”N and longitude 54°28’05”W; thence generally northerly...

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