56. On a motion of the Prime Minister and with the approval of two-thirds of its Members, the National Assembly shall appoint the Director General.
The person proposed by the Prime Minister shall be chosen from among the candidates declared fit to hold the office by the selection committee formed for that purpose.
Before being proposed by the Prime Minister, the person shall meet with Members at a single in camera meeting. To that end, the Prime Minister shall designate a Member from his or her party and request the leader of each other authorized party represented in the National Assembly to do likewise.
Within 15 days after the request, the Members shall submit a joint report to the Prime Minister containing each Member’s recommendation regarding the candidacy of the person they met with. The report shall be confidential.
2000, c. 12, s. 56; 2006, c. 33, s. 1; 2008, c. 10, s. 7; 2019, c. 6, s. 91.