BILL NO. 137

(as introduced)

1st Session, 60th General Assembly
Nova Scotia
56 Elizabeth II, 2007

Government Bill

Livestock Health Services Act

The Honourable Ronald M. Chisholm
Acting Minister of Agriculture

First Reading: March 19, 2007

(Explanatory Notes)

Second Reading: March 20, 2007

Third Reading: April 12, 2007 (LINK TO BILL AS PASSED)

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Explanatory Notes

Clause 1 updates a reference to the formerly named Department of Agriculture and Fisheries.

Clause 2 corrects a cross-reference.

Clauses 3 and 4 transfer to the Minister of Agriculture from the Governor in Council the authority to make certain regulations.

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An Act to Amend Chapter 8
of the Acts of 2001,
the Livestock Health Services Act

Be it enacted by the Governor and Assembly as follows:

1 Clause 2(j) of Chapter 8 of the Acts of 2001, the Livestock Health Services Act, is amended by striking out "and Fisheries" in the second line.

2 Clause 9(b) of Chapter 8 is amended by striking out "1(c)" in the second line and substituting "6(1)(c)".

3 Chapter 8 is further amended by adding immediately after Section 15 the following Section:

4 Clauses 16(1)(a) and (c) of Chapter 8 are repealed.

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

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