“Clerk of the Senate and Clerk of the Parliaments”

Jurisdiction: Canada Canada

The chief administrative officer of the Senate, who advises the Speaker and Senators on parliamentary procedure and practice and is responsible for the administration of the Senate and keeping the official records of proceedings. As Clerk of the Parliaments, he or she is also responsible for the original pieces of legislation that have received Royal Assent.

Source: Glossary of Parliamentary Terms for Intermediate Students, Parliament of Canada