1st Session, 63rd General Assembly
66 Elizabeth II, 2017
Cape Breton Centre
First Reading: October 18, 2017
This Bill deems persons aboard commercial fishing vessels to be persons at risk of drowning for the purposes of the Occupational Safety General Regulations, which results in the wearing of a personal flotation device being mandatory while on deck.
Be it enacted by the Governor and Assembly as follows:
1 Section 14 of N.S. Reg. 44/99, the Occupational Safety General Regulations, made pursuant to Section 82 of the Occupational Health and Safety Act, as enacted by N.S. Reg. 53/2013, is amended by adding immediately after subsection (7) the following subsection: