BILL NO. 78
1st Session, 60th General Assembly
55 Elizabeth II, 2006
Private Member's Bill
Order of Nova Scotia Act
Wayne J. Gaudet
First Reading: November 3, 2006
Second Reading: November 16, 2006
Third Reading: November 23, 2006 (WITH COMMITTEE AMENDMENTS) (LINK TO BILL AS PASSED)
This Bill provides for the appointment each year of an additional member of the Order of Nova Scotia who must be under 26 years of age and whose distinguishing accomplishments were achieved while he or she was 16 to 25 years of age.
An Act to Amend Chapter 9
Be it enacted by the Governor and Assembly as follows:
of the Acts of 2001,
the Order of Nova Scotia Act
1 (1) Subsection 16(4) of Chapter 9 of the Acts of 2001, the Order of Nova Scotia Act, is amended by
(a) striking out "Each" in the first line and substituting "Subject to subsection (4A), each"; and
(b) striking out "five" in the second line and substituting "six".
(2) Section 16 of Chapter 9 is further amended by adding immediately after subsection (4) the following subsections:
(4A) In any year in which the Advisory Council selects six candidates, one of the candidates must be a person under the age of twenty-six years who is selected for having distinguished himself or herself as set forth in Section 5 while being at least the age of sixteen years and under the age of twenty-five years.
(4B) Nothing in subsection (4A) precludes the selection of a person described in subsection (4A) if fewer than six candidates are selected.
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