BILL NO. 1

(as introduced)

3rd Session, 61st General Assembly
Nova Scotia
60 Elizabeth II, 2011



Government Bill



Motor Vehicle Act
(amended)



The Honourable Bill Estabrooks, M.B.
Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal



First Reading: April 1, 2011

(Explanatory Note)

Second Reading: April 5, 2011

Third Reading: May 10, 2011 (LINK TO BILL AS PASSED)

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Explanatory Note

This Bill amends the Motor Vehicle Act to increase by 12 months the period following the revocation of a driverís licence, or the privilege of obtaining a driverís licence, before an application for restoration of the driverís licence or privilege can be made if the Registrar of Motor Vehicles is satisfied that at the time of the offence there was a child under the age of 16 years in the vehicle.

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An Act to Amend Chapter 293
of the Revised Statutes, 1989,
the Motor Vehicle Act

Be it enacted by the Governor and Assembly as follows:

1 Section 67 of Chapter 293 of the Revised Statutes, 1989, the Motor Vehicle Act, as amended by Chapter 12 of the Acts of 1994-95, Chapter 34 of the Acts of 1996, Chapter 32 of the Acts of 1998, Chapter 11 of the Acts of 1999, Chapter 44 of the Acts of 2001, Chapter 20 of the Acts of 2002, Chapter 30 of the Acts of 2002, Chapter 42 of the Acts of 2004, Chapter 32 of the Acts of 2005, Chapter 38 of the Acts of 2005, Chapter 54 of the Acts of 2005, Chapter 36 of the Acts of 2006, Chapter 45 of the Acts of 2007, Chapter 21 of the Acts of 2008 and Chapter 20 of the Acts of 2010, is further amended by adding immediately after subsection (5B) the following subsection:

2 Chapter 293 is further amended by adding immediately after Section 297C the following Sections:

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

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