(as introduced)

1st Session, 60th General Assembly
Nova Scotia
55 Elizabeth II, 2006

Government Bill

Education Act

The Honourable Karen Casey
Minister of Education

First Reading: June 30, 2006

(Explanatory Note)

Second Reading: November 2, 2006

Third Reading: November 23, 2006 (LINK TO BILL AS PASSED)

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Explanatory Note

This Bill adds regulation-making authority

(a) prescribing restrictions and conditions on teacher certificates and teaching permits;

(b) authorizing teachers to surrender their certificate or teaching permit;

(c) respecting the reporting within and outside Nova Scotia of the suspension or cancellation of teacher's certificates and teaching permits as well as restrictions and conditions on them; and

(d) respecting the disclosure of information pertaining to the suspensions or cancellation of or the restrictions or conditions on a teacher's certificate or teaching permit.

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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 Subsection 146(1) of Chapter 1 of the Acts of 1995-96, the Education Act, as amended by Chapter 5 of the Acts of 2002, is further amended by adding immediately after clause (e) the following clauses:

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

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