Finance Minister de Jong Treasury Chair authorized an amount OVER $500,000 to the Attorney General / Justice Minister on October 2, 2014. Was it for payment to the Government Lawyers or a settlement OUT of court on August 25, 2012?
Remember the NDP Carrier Lumber Court Case....payments
Well it looks like the tables have been turned on the BC Liberal Government, even before the Health Researchers were Fired. And Taxpayers are that much poorer for a New Era of an Open Government.
Guy in Victoria
Certificate of judgment13 (1) Subject to this Act, if in proceedings against the government and proceedings in which the government is a party, an order for costs or other order is made by a court against the government, the proper officer of the court must, on application, issue a certificate.
(2) If the court directs, a separate certificate must be issued for the costs, if any, ordered to be paid to the applicant.
(3) A certificate issued under this section may be served on the person named in the record as the solicitor, or as the person acting as solicitor, for the government.
(4) If the order provides for the payment of money by way of damages or otherwise, or of costs, the certificate must state the amount payable, and the Minister of Finance must, subject to this Act, pay out of the consolidated revenue fund to the person entitled, or to the person's order, the amount appearing by the certificate to be due, together with the interest, if any, lawfully due.
(5) The court which makes an order or a court to which an appeal against the order lies may direct that, pending an appeal or otherwise, payment of the whole of the amount payable, or any part is suspended and, if the certificate has not been issued, may order the direction to be inserted in it.
(6) An execution or attachment or process of that nature must not be issued out of a court for enforcing payment by the government of money or costs.
14 (1) If a claim is made against the government and the Attorney General certifies, either before or after proceedings authorized by this Act have been commenced, that:(a) the Attorney General considers that the claim, if pursued, could result in an order referred to in section 13 (4) for the payment of money by the government, and
(b) it is in the public interest to settle the claim in an amount set out in the certificate, the Minister of Finance must pay that amount to the person making the claim.
(2) If a proceeding authorized by this Act has been commenced and the Attorney General certifies that it is in the public interest to make payment into court, the Minister of Finance must pay into court the amount set out in the certificate.
(3) [Repealed 1998-42-4.]
(4) Money paid by the Minister of Finance under this section must be paid out of the consolidated revenue fund.
Basi / Virk:
2/00 The purpose of this directive is to reinforce government's authority to use set-off in the case of current and former employees who owe money to the government.Signed LNG Contracts conditional on the implementation of TBD-2/15
|2/15||Authority to dispose of Atmospheric Benefit Rights and enter into Agreements respecting sharing of Atmospheric Benefits Rights
EFFECTIVE DATE: 17 December 2014
|Treasury Board approval limits for claims settled under the Crown Proceeding Act (replaces TBD 1/99a)|
|Residential Accommodation Policy (replaces TBD 3/96)|
|Vendor Reference Check Review Policy
EFFECTIVE DATE: 09 March 2011. Contact: David Pilling 250 387-8189
Guidelines for Appointees to Crown Agency Boards (replaces
EFFECTIVE DATE: 16 December 2010. Contact: Pratibha Bhatnagar 250 356-0156
Guidelines for Appointees to Administrative Tribunals (replaces
EFFECTIVE DATE: 16 December 2010.Contact: Pratibha Bhatnagar 250 356-0156
|Implementation of accounting standards by government organizations. EFFECTIVE DATE: 3 August 2010|
|Authorization of expenditures for the Judiciary|
|Approvals required by Treasury Board administrative policies|
|Delegation of authorities for specified financial and general management approval levels to Executive Financial Officers, Senior Financial Officers, Directors and Expense Authorities|
|Capital Asset Management Framework|
|Authority of the Comptroller General to Retain Money by Way of Setoff|
|Delegation of Deputy Ministers' Authorities for Specified Financial and General Management Approval Levels to Executive Financial Officers and Senior Financial Officer (amended by 4/04). Appendix 1|
|Use of Set-offs to Collect Overdue Accounts Owed to the Government by Current or Former Government Employees|
|Electronic Data Channels – Use of BC OnLine|
|BC OnLine Information Service – Fees Retained|
|BC OnLine Information Service – Disposition|
|Authorization to enter into an agreement with TD Securities and the Trust providing financing for sale and leaseback of Light Vehicle Fleet|
|Authorization to enter into a fleet management services agreement with PHH|
|Authorization of lease back from PHH of Light Vehicle Fleet and replacement vehicles, pursuant to terms of an operating lease|
|Authorization for sale of the Light Vehicle Fleet|
|New Program Proposals|
|Continuous Service Contracts|
|Most Economical Airfare (amended by TBD 1/01 and TB Submission October 10, 2001, amended by 4/04)|
|Air Travel Policy|
|Communication Expenditures and Approval|
|Service Contracts (amended by TBDs 2/84, 4/88, 4/96, 1/02)|
|Submissions to Treasury Board|
|Contracts and Commitments|
|Treasury Board Directives|
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