Commissioner of Lobbyists

The Commissioner of Lobbyists is appointed by the Lieutenant-Governor in Council (Cabinet) for a term of five years. The Commissioner is responsible for:

  • investigating, with reasonable cause, possible violations of the Lobbyist Registration Act, any applicable regulations or Code of Conduct;
  • prohibiting or canceling the registration of lobbyists whom the Commissioner determines to have gravely or repeatedly breached the obligations imposed by the Act, regulations or Code of Conduct;
  • ordering that some or all registration information be kept confidential;
  • recommending changes to the Code of Conduct; and
  • submitting an annual report on the Office of the Commissioner of Lobbyists to the Speaker of the House of Assembly.

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