Government of New Brunswick

 (Revised June 2016)

  1. The Lieutenant Governor (see note 1)
  2. The Premier
  3. The Chief Justice of New Brunswick
  4. The Speaker of the Legislative Assembly
  5. Former Lieutenant Governors
  6. Former Premiers
  7. Former Chief Justices of New Brunswick
  8. Ambassadors, High Commissioners, Ministers Plenipotentiary, and Chargé d’Affaires with precedence to their date of appointment
  9. Members of the Executive Council of New Brunswick with precedence in accordance with the Executive Council Act
  10. Leader of the Opposition
  11. Members of the Privy Council
  12. Chief Justice of the Court of Queen's Bench
  13. Members of the Senate
  14. Members of the House of Commons
  15. Judges of the Court of Appeal with precedence according to their date of appointment
  16. Judges of the Court of Queen's Bench with precedence according to their date of appointment
  17. Members of the Legislative Assembly in the following order: Deputy Speaker, Government House Leader (see Note 2), Opposition House Leader, Leaders of Unofficial Opposition Parties, other members with precedence according to their date and order of their swearing in as Members of the Legislature
  18. Elders and Chiefs of New Brunswick Indian Bands
  19. Leaders of religious denominations with precedence according to their date of appointment or election to the present office
  20. Chief Judge of the Provincial Court
  21. Judges of the Provincial Court with precedence according to their date of appointment
  22. Members of the Consular Corps in the following order: Consuls General, Consuls, Vice- Consuls, Honorary Consuls and Consular Agents with precedence among themselves according to their date of appointment
  23. Mayors of the Cities of New Brunswick (with precedence given to the Mayor of the host municipality where appropriate) in the following order: Fredericton, Saint John, Moncton, Edmundston, Campbellton, Bathurst, Miramichi and Dieppe
  24. Mayors of the Towns of New Brunswick with precedence among themselves according to the alphabetical order of the place-names
  25. Mayors of the Villages of New Brunswick with precedence according to the alphabetical order of the place-names
  26. Councillors of the Cities, Towns, and Villages of New Brunswick in the same order of precedence among themselves according to the alphabetical order of their surnames
  27. Clerk of the Legislative Assembly
  28. Ombudsman
  29. Child and Youth Advocate
  30. Auditor General
  31. Conflict of Interest Commissioner
  32. Commissioner of Official Languages
  33. Consumer Advocate for Insurance
  34. Chief Electoral Officer
  35. Clerk of the Executive Council
  36. Deputy Heads of the Civil Service, with precedence according to their date of appointment
  37. Heads of Crown Corporations and Agencies, with precedence according to their date of appointment
  38. Assistant Commissioner of “J” Division, Royal Canadian Mounted Police
  39.  Commander of Canadian Forces Base Gagetown
  40. Chancellors of New Brunswick Universities in the following order: University of New Brunswick, Mount Allison University, St. Thomas University and Université de Moncton
  41. Presidents of the Universities of New Brunswick in the same order of precedence as the Chancellors

NOTES

  1. In the absence of the Lieutenant Governor from the Province or his/her inability to carry out the duties of Lieutenant Governor for any reason, the Chief Justice becomes Administrator of the Province and takes the Lieutenant Governor's place of precedence.
  2. A Government House Leader who is Cabinet Minister takes the precedence of a Cabinet Minister.
  3. Members of the Privy Council for Canada who reside in New Brunswick take precedence after the Leader of the Opposition of New Brunswick. Members of the Privy Council who are members of the Cabinet take precedence over those who are not member of Cabinet by order of their appointment to Cabinet. Other Privy Councillors take precedence by order of their appointment to the Queen's Privy Council of Canada.