Table of Precedence for Prince Edward Island

  • The Lieutenant Governor, or, in his/her official absence, the Administrator
  • The Premier
  • The Mayor or other elected senior official of an incorporated municipality when the ceremony or event is hosted by or particularly involves that municipality
  • The Chief Justice
  • The Speaker of the Legislative Assembly
  • Former Lieutenant Governors, with relative precedence governed by their date of leaving office
  • Former Premiers, with relative precedence governed by their date of leaving office
  • Members of the Executive Council
  • The Chief Justice of the Supreme Court - Trial Division
  • Justices of the Supreme Court of Prince Edward Island, with relative precedence governed by date of appointment
  • The Chief Judge of the Provincial Court
  • Judges of the Provincial Court, with relative precedence governed by date of appointment
  • Members of the Legislative Assembly (Leader of the Opposition, Deputy Speaker, Government House Leader, Opposition House Leader; thereafter by date of first election, and if coincident, then alphabetically)
  • Members of the Senate (by date of appointment)
  • Members of Parliament (Members of the Federal Cabinet, then by date of first election, and if coincident, alphabetically)
  • Mayors or other elected senior officials of incorporated municipalities, alphabetically by municipality name
  • 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
  • The Senior Officer for the Royal Canadian Mounted Police in Prince Edward Island
  • The President of the University of Prince Edward Island
  • 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

Note: Reference Minute of the Executive Council No. M4/94 of 14 July 1994

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