Prince Edward Island, Canada, local Agenda (setting) initiative [PAX] - Petition

General Typology

Instrument
Agenda (setting) initiative [PAX]
Location
Prince Edward Island, Canada
Political level
local
Local Name:
Petition
Normative Level:
statutory
Legally Binding:
no
Legally Defined:

214. Financial audit
(1) The Minister may appoint a person as an auditor to audit the accounts of a municipality, a committee or other body established by a council or a controlled corporation
(a) at any time when the Minister considers the audit to be necessary;
(b) on the request of the council; or
(c) where the Minister receives a petition requesting an audit that is signed by at least
(I) 2,000 electors or 30 per cent of the electors listed in the list of electors for the municipality compiled under the Election Act within the three years immediately preceding the date of the petition, whichever is less, or
(ii) if no list of electors for the municipality has been prepared in the three years immediately preceding the date of the petition, 15 per cent of the total population of the municipality.

216. Inspection
(1) The Minister may require any matter connected with the management, administration or operation of a municipality, a controlled corporation or a committee or other body established by a council or a controlled corporation to be inspected
(a) at any time when the Minister considers the inspection to be necessary;
(b) on the request of the council; or
(c) where the Minister receives a petition requesting an inspection that is signed by at least
(I) 2,000 electors or 30 per cent of the electors listed in the list of electors for the municipality compiled under the Election Act as of the date of the petition, whichever is less, or
(ii) if no list of electors for the municipality has been prepared in the last three years, 15 per cent of the total population of the municipality.

References: Prince Edward Island Municipal Government Act (accessed July 17, 2021)

Subject Matter:

To ask the minister to conduct a finacial audit or inspection

Actors

Author:
Citizens
Initiator:
Citizens
Decision maker:
Minister

Requirements

Number Of Signatures:
2,000 electors or 30 per cent of the electors
Available Time:
No time limit found
Geographical Quorum:
Excluded Issues:
Other Formal Requirements:

Procedural Elements

Collection Mode:
Specify Collection Mode:
Interaction With Authorities:
Supervision And Support:
Transparency And Finance:

Practice

Archive:
Remarks: