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Farm Registration Act (amended)

BILL NO. 169

(as passed, with amendments)

1st Session, 59th General Assembly
Nova Scotia
54 Elizabeth II, 2005

Private Member's Bill

Farm Registration Act


Stephen MacNeil

First Reading: April 25, 2005 (LINK TO BILL AS INTRODUCED)

Second Reading: May 19, 2005

Third Reading: May 19, 2005 (WITH COMMITTEE AMENDMENTS)

Royal Assent: May 19, 2005

An Act to Amend Chapter 3
of the Acts of 1994-95,
the Farm Registration Act

Be it enacted by the Governor and Assembly as follows:

1 (1) Subsections 8(4), (4A) and (4B) of Chapter 3 of the Acts of 1994-95, the Farm Registration Act, are repealed and the following subsections substituted:

(4) Upon payment of the annual fee referred to in subsections (1) and (2), the Registrar shall forward the fee and the name, address, telephone number and registration number of the farm business or farm operation that paid the fee to the appropriate general farm organization.

(4A) Notwithstanding subsections (1) and (2), a farm business or a farm operation may, at the time of payment of the annual fee, state that they do not want to be a member of a general farm organization.

(4B) Where a farm business or a farm operation makes a statement referred to in subsection (4A), the Registrar shall not forward the information referred to in subsection (4) to a general farm organization.

(2) Subsection 8(7) of Chapter 3 is repealed.

2 Clause 12(1)(d) of Chapter 3 is repealed.

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


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