3rd Session, 61st General Assembly
60 Elizabeth II, 2011
The Honourable Stephen McNeil
First Reading: November 1, 2011
This Bill establishes the Office of Fire and Emergency Services in the public service.
1 Chapter 376 of the Revised Statutes, 1989, the Public Service Act, is amended by adding immediately after Section 25M the following Section:
(2) The Office of Fire and Emergency Services shall be presided over by the Minister of Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations who has the supervision, direction and control of all affairs and matters relating to the Office and who shall supervise the performance of the functions of the Office.
(3) The Governor in Council may appoint a person to be Commissioner of the Office of Fire and Emergency Services who shall be paid such salary as the Governor in Council determines and who shall perform such duties as are from time to time prescribed by the Governor in Council.
(5) Such other officers and employees as are required for the purposes of the Office of Fire and Emergency Services may be appointed pursuant to the Civil Service Act and that Act applies to those employees.