|Premier of |
Newfoundland and Labrador
|Government of Newfoundland and Labrador|
Office of the Premier
|Reports to||House Assembly|
|Appointer||Lieutenant Governor of Newfoundland and Labrador|
|Term length||At Her Majesty's pleasure|
|Inaugural holder||Joey Smallwood|
|Formation||April 1, 1949|
|Salary||$95,357 plus $39,514 (indemnity and allowances) |
The Premier is appointed by the Lieutenant Governor of Newfoundland and Labrador, as representative of the Queen in Right of Newfoundland and Labrador. He or she is usually the leader of the party that commands a majority in the House of Assembly.
References[change | change source]
- "House of Asembly - NL - Error Page" (PDF). www.assembly.nl.ca.