5. On a motion of the Prime Minister and with the approval of two-thirds of its Members, the National Assembly appoints the Commissioner.
The person proposed by the Prime Minister is chosen from among the candidates declared qualified to hold the office by the selection committee formed for that purpose.
Before being proposed by the Prime Minister, the person must meet with Members at a single in camera meeting. To that end, the Prime Minister designates a Member from his or her party and requests the leader of each other authorized party represented in the National Assembly to do likewise.
Within 15 days after the request, the Members must submit a joint report to the Prime Minister containing each Member’s recommendation regarding the candidacy of the person they met with. The report is confidential.
2011, c. 17, s. 5; 2018, c. 1, s. 51; 2019, c. 6, s. 21.