Order of precedence in Prince Edward Island

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This article is about the order of precedence for dignitaries in the province of Prince Edward Island. For the federal list of precedence for Canadian dignitaries, see Canadian order of precedence.

The Prince Edward Island order of precedence is a nominal and symbolic hierarchy of important positions within the province of Prince Edward Island. It has no legal standing but is used to dictate ceremonial protocol at events of a provincial nature.

  1. The Queen of Canada (Queen Elizabeth II)
  2. The Lieutenant Governor of Prince Edward Island, or, in his/her official absence, the Administrator (Frank Lewis)
  3. The Premier of Prince Edward Island (Robert Ghiz)
  4. The mayor or other elected senior official of an incorporated municipality when the ceremony or event is hosted by or particularly involves that municipality
  5. The Chief Justice of the Court of Appeal (David H. Jenkins)
  6. The Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of Prince Edward Island (Carolyn Bertram)
  7. Former lieutenant governors, with relative precedence governed by their date of leaving office
  8. Former premiers, with relative precedence governed by their date of leaving office
  9. Members of the Executive Council of Prince Edward Island
  10. The Chief Justice of Prince Edward Island (Jacqueline R. Matheson)
  11. Justices of the Supreme Court of Prince Edward Island, with relative precedence governed by date of appointment
  12. The Chief Judge of the Provincial Court of Prince Edward Island
  13. Judges of the Provincial Court of Prince Edward Island, with relative precedence governed by date of appointment
  14. Members of the Legislative Assembly of Prince Edward Island
  1. Members of the Senate of Canada (by date of appointment)
  2. Members of the House of Commons of Canada (members of the Federal Cabinet, then by date of first election, and if coincident, alphabetically)
  3. Mayors or other elected senior officials of incorporated municipalities outside their municipality, alphabetically by municipality name
  4. The Bishop of Charlottetown, the Bishop of Nova Scotia and the President of the Queens County Ministerial Association, with relative precedence governed by date of appointment or election
  5. The Senior Officer for the Royal Canadian Mounted Police in Prince Edward Island
  6. The President of the University of Prince Edward Island
  7. Deputy heads of departments, agencies, commissions and offices of the Provincial Government, with relative precedence governed by date of initial appointment as a Deputy Head

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