BILL NO. 109
1st Session, 60th General Assembly
55 Elizabeth II, 2006
Private Member's Bill
Occupational Health and Safety Act
Cape Breton South
First Reading: November 15, 2006
Clause 1 requires every employer to establish and implement a policy to prevent bullying in the workplace.
Clause 2 authorizes the Governor in Council to make a regulation respecting criteria for a bullying-prevention policy.
An Act to Amend Chapter 7
Be it enacted by the Governor and Assembly as follows:
of the Acts of 1996,
the Occupational Health and Safety Act
1 Subsection 13(2) of Chapter 7 of the Acts of 1996, the Occupational Health and Safety Act, is amended by adding immediately after clause (c) the following clause:
(ca) in accordance with the regulations, if any, establish and implement a policy to prevent bullying in the workplace;
2 Subsection 82(1) of Chapter 7 is amended by adding immediately after clause (h) the following clause:
(ha) respecting the criteria for a policy to prevent bullying in the workplace;
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