3rd Session, 61st General Assembly
60 Elizabeth II, 2011
The Honourable David Wilson
Minister of Communities, Culture and Heritage
First Reading: April 12, 2011
Second Reading: May 3, 2011
Third Reading: May 10, 2011 (LINK TO BILL AS PASSED)
(a) updates references to the minister responsible for the Act and to the deputy minister, or his or her designate, who is a member of the Board;
(b) provides that the Provincial Archivist is appointed in accordance with the Civil Service Act rather than by the Governor in Council on the recommendation of the minister; and
(c) removes the Chief Justice of Nova Scotia as a member and as Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Public Archives of Nova Scotia.
1 Clause 2(d) of Chapter 24 of the Acts of 1998, the Public Archives Act, is amended by striking out "Education and Culture" in the first and second lines and substituting "Communities, Culture and Heritage".
2 Subsection 6(1) of Chapter 24 is amended by striking out " by the Governor in Council upon the recommendation of the Board in consultation with the Minister " in the second and third lines and substituting " appointed in accordance with, and subject to, the Civil Service Act ".
3 Subsection 10(1) of Chapter 24 is amended by