Back to top
Education Act (amended)

BILL NO. 154

(as passed, with amendments)

2nd Session, 60th General Assembly
Nova Scotia
57 Elizabeth II, 2008

Private Member's Bill

Education Act


Leo Glavine
Kings West

First Reading: May 5, 2008 (LINK TO BILL AS INTRODUCED)

Second Reading: November 18, 2008

Third Reading: November 21, 2008 (WITH COMMITTEE AMENDMENTS)

Royal Assent: November 25, 2008

An Act to Amend Chapter 1
of the Acts of 1995-96,
the Education Act

Be it enacted by the Governor and Assembly as follows:

1 Chapter 1 of the Acts of 1995-96, the Education Act, is amended by adding immediate after Section 24 the following Section:

24A No student shall use a cellular telephone or other communications device in a public school classroom.

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


This page and its contents published by the Office of the Legislative Counsel, Nova Scotia House of Assembly, and © 2008 Crown in right of Nova Scotia. Created December 2, 2008. Send comments to