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Maintenance Enforcement Act (amended

BILL NO. 237

(as passed, with amendments)

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

Private Member's Bill

Maintenance Enforcement Act


Frank Corbett
Cape Breton Centre

First Reading: October 18, 2005 (LINK TO BILL AS INTRODUCED)

Second Reading: November 1, 2005

Third Reading: November 3, 2005 (WITH COMMITTEE AMENDMENTS)

Royal Assent: December 8, 2005

An Act to Amend Chapter 6
of the Acts of 1994-95,
the Maintenance Enforcement Act

Be it enacted by the Governor and Assembly as follows:

1 Subsection 32(1) of Chapter 6 of the Acts of 1994-95, the Maintenance Enforcement Act, as amended by Chapter 30 of the Acts of 1998 and Chapter 40 of the Acts of 2004, is further amended by adding immediately after clause (a) the following clause:

(ab) where the payor is in arrears, the Director may report that to any consumer reporting agency registered pursuant to the Consumer Reporting Act;

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


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