BILL NO. 81

(as introduced)

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



Private Member's Bill



Labour Standards Code
(amended)



Keith Colwell
Preston



First Reading: November 6, 2006

(Explanatory Note)

Second Reading:

Third Reading:

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Explanatory Note

This Bill entitles employees to a rest period of at least 36 consecutive hours every seven days.

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An Act to Amend Chapter 246
of the Revised Statutes, 1989,
the Labour Standards Code,
to Provide Employees a
Longer Weekly Period of Rest

Be it enacted by the Governor and Assembly as follows:

1 Subsection 66(2) of Chapter 246 of the Revised Statutes, 1989, the Labour Standards Code, as enacted by Chapter 14 of the Acts of 1991, is amended by striking out "twenty-four" in the fourth line and substituting "thirty-six".

2 Subsection 67(1) of Chapter 246 is amended by striking out "day" in the fourth line and substituting "period".

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