The Clerk of the Legislative Assembly has the power, duties and functions of a Deputy Minister managing and administering the Legislative Assembly as described in the Public Service Act and the Financial Administration Act.
As the chief advisor to the Speaker, Deputy Speaker, Committee Chairpersons and all Members regarding the privileges, rules, practices and procedures of the Assembly, the Clerk coordinates the provision of procedural services by other officers of the Assembly.
The Office of the Clerk includes:
- Clerk of the Legislative Assembly
- Deputy Clerk
- Principal Clerk, Corporate and Interparliamentary Affairs
- Principal Clerk, Committees
- Senior Advisor to the Clerk
- Executive Secretary to the Clerk
- Manager of Public Affairs and Communications
- Chamber Supervisor
Other divisions within the Office of the Clerk include Corporate Services and Research, Library and Information Services.