Clerk of the House of Commons (Canada)

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Clerk of the House of Commons
Incumbent
Audrey O'Brien

since 2005
Appointer Governor General in Council
Term length At Her Majesty's pleasure
Formation 1867
First holder William Burns Lindsay
Deputy Deputy Clerk of the House of Commons
Salary $194,500–228,800 (2013)

The Clerk of the House of Commons is the senior administrative officer in the Canadian House of Commons.

The Clerk of the House of Commons advises the Speaker of the House of Commons and Members of Parliament on matters of parliamentary procedure. As well, the Clerk is involved in the management of the House of Commons. The office is modelled on the Clerk of the House of Commons of the United Kingdom. The Clerk of the Senate fulfills a similar role in the Senate of Canada. Prior to the establishment of this office, there was the Clerk of the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Canada. William Burns Lindsay was the last clerk of that house.[1]

The current Clerk is Marc Bosc.

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