BILL NO. 197

(as introduced)

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



Government Bill



Justices of the Peace Act
(amended)



The Honourable Murray K. Scott
Minister of Justice



First Reading: April 12, 2007

(Explanatory Note)

Second Reading: April 12, 2007

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

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Explanatory Note

This Bill changes the latest retirement age for presiding justices of the peace from 65 to 70 years of age.

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An Act to Amend Chapter 244
of the the Revised Statutes, 1989,
the Justices of the Peace Act

Be it enacted by the Governor and Assembly as follows:

1 Subsection 3(3) of Chapter 244 of the Revised Statutes, 1989, the Justices of the Peace Act, as enacted by Chapter 28 of the Acts of 2000, is amended by striking out "sixty-five" in the second line and substituting "seventy".

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

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