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An Act to Protect Public Safety

BILL NO. 260

(as passed)

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

Government Bill

An Act to Protect Public Safety


The Honourable Michael G. Baker, Q.C.
Minister of Justice

First Reading: October 21, 2005 (LINK TO BILL AS INTRODUCED)

Second Reading: October 24, 2005

Third Reading: November 1, 2005

Royal Assent: November 23, 2005

An Act to Protect Public Safety

Be it enacted by the Governor and Assembly as follows:

1 Chapter 235 of the Revised Statutes, 1989, the Interpretation Act, is amended by adding immediately after Section 32 the following Section:

32A Sections 52A to 52G of the Trade Union Act apply to collective bargaining between a police bargaining unit as defined by Section 52A of that Act and an employer on and after the seventeenth day of March, 2005, whether the collective bargaining commenced before, on or after that day.

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


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