BILL NO. 137
1st Session, 60th General Assembly
56 Elizabeth II, 2007
Livestock Health Services Act
The Honourable Ronald M. Chisholm
Acting Minister of Agriculture
First Reading: March 19, 2007
Second Reading: March 20, 2007
Third Reading: April 12, 2007 (LINK TO BILL AS PASSED)
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.
An Act to Amend Chapter 8
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.
of the Acts of 2001,
the Livestock Health Services Act
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:
15A (1) The Minister may make regulations
(a) prescribing the minimum or maximum fees that may be charged to livestock owners by any veterinarian in receipt of assistance under an agreement;
(b) prescribing the maximum amount that may be paid to veterinarians.
(2) The exercise by the Minister of the authority
contained in subsection (1) is regulations within the meaning of the Regulations Act.
4 Clauses 16(1)(a) and (c) of Chapter 8 are repealed.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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