BILL NO. 120
3rd Session, 61st General Assembly
60 Elizabeth II, 2011
Liquor Control Act
The Honourable Graham Steele
Minister responsible for the Liquor Control Act
First Reading: November 29, 2011
Second Reading: December 1, 2011
Third Reading: December 13, 2011 (LINK TO BILL AS PASSED)
This Bill adds authority for the Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation to obtain an injunction against a person with respect to an anticipated or continuing violation of the Act or regulations.
An Act to Amend Chapter 260
Be it enacted by the Governor and Assembly as follows:
1 Chapter 260 of the Revised Statutes, 1989, the Liquor Control Act, is amended by adding immediately after Section 107 the following Section:
of the Revised Statutes, 1989,
the Liquor Control Act
107A (1) In the event of an anticipated or continuing violation of this Act or the regulations, the Corporation may apply to a judge of the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia for an order enjoining the person from continuing or committing the violation.
(2) On receipt of an application made pursuant to subsection (1), a judge of the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia may make any order that the judge considers appropriate.
(3) A judge of the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia may, on an ex parte application, grant an interim injunction pending the hearing of an application for an order pursuant to subsection (1) if the judge is satisfied that there is reason to believe that a person is likely to commit or is continuing to commit a violation of this Act or the regulations.
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