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Nova Scotia Drama League Act (amended)


(as passed)

1st Session, 59th General Assembly
Nova Scotia
53 Elizabeth II, 2004

Private Bill

An Act to Incorporate
The Nova Scotia Drama League


John E. Chataway
Chester–St. Margaret's

First Reading: May 6, 2004 (LINK TO BILL AS INTRODUCED)

Second Reading: May 7, 2004

Third Reading: October 14, 2004

Royal Assent: October 18, 2004

An Act to Amend Chapter 99
of the Acts of 1951,
An Act to Incorporate
The Nova Scotia Drama League

Be it enacted by the Governor and Assembly as follows:

1 The title of Chapter 99 of the Acts of 1951, An Act to Incorporate The Nova Scotia Drama League, is amended by striking out "The Nova Scotia Drama League" and substituting "Theatre Nova Scotia".

2 Chapter 99 is further amended by adding immediately after Section 1 the following Section:

1A The name of the body corporate referred to in Section 1 is changed to "Theatre Nova Scotia".

3 Section 2 of Chapter 99 is repealed and the following Section substituted:

2 The objects of Theatre Nova Scotia are

(a) to foster the practice of theatre arts by organizing activities such as theatre festivals, theatre symposiums and theatre conferences and by providing theatre awards;

(b) to provide opportunities for persons interested in drama-related activities in the Province to receive training to expand their skills through the conducting of workshops; and

(c) to support access to educational drama activities for students of all ages in the Province through participation in artist-in-the-school, artist-in-residence and artist-in-the-community programs as well as the distribution of information on theatre schools to citizens in the Province.

4 Upon the coming into force of Section 1A, all property belonging to or held in trust for the League shall vest in and belong to Theatre Nova Scotia.

5 Chapter 99, except for Section 8, is further amended by striking out "the League" or "The league" wherever they appear in Chapter 99 and substituting "Theatre Nova Scotia".

6 A reference in any enactment or document to The Nova Scotia Drama League shall, as regards any subsequent transaction, matter or thing, be read as a reference to Theatre Nova Scotia.

7 This Act comes into force on such day as the Governor in Council orders and declares by proclamation.


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