BILL NO. 145

(as introduced)

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



Government Bill



Education Act
(amended)



The Honourable Karen Casey
Minister of Education



First Reading: March 21, 2007

(Explanatory Note)

Second Reading: March 26, 2007

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

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Explanatory Note

This Bill implements a new school review process.

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An Act to Amend Chapter 1
of the Acts of 1995-96,
the Education Act

Be it enacted by the Governor and Assembly as follows:

1 Section 89 of Chapter 1 of the Acts of 1995-96, the Education Act, is repealed and the following Sections substituted:

2 Clauses 145(m) to (o) of Chapter 1 are repealed and the following clauses substituted:

3 (1) This Act applies to

(a) all reviews of public schools commenced after this Act comes into force; and

(b) all public schools now under consideration for permanent closure by a school board.

(2) For greater certainty, this Act does not apply to public schools for which consideration for permanent closure has been completed and a decision to close has been made before this Act comes into force.

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

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