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BILL NO. 66

                                              Government Bill

                 
                                                               
              3rd Session, 56th General Assembly
                         Nova Scotia
                   44 Elizabeth II, 1995-96

                 
                                                               
                                                               
                                                               
                                                               
                                                               
                                                               
                                                               
                                                               
                 An Act to Amend Chapter 377
                of the Revised Statutes, 1989,
            the Public Service Superannuation Act




                          CHAPTER 24
                       ACTS OF 1995-96




                 
                                                               
                                                               
           The Honourable J. Bernard Boudreau, Q.C.
                     Minister of Finance


                 
                                                               
                                                               
                                                               
                                                               
                                                               
                                                               
          AS ASSENTED TO BY THE LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR
                       JANUARY 11, 1996






                 
                                                               
                           Halifax
          Printed by Queen's Printer for Nova Scotia
                               
                               
                               
                               
                               
                  An Act to Amend Chapter 377
                 of the Revised Statutes, 1989,
             the Public Service Superannuation Act



         Be it enacted by the Governor and Assembly as follows:


         1  Section 17 of Chapter 377 of the Revised Statutes, 1989,
the Public Service Superannuation Act, as amended by Chapter
39 of the Acts of 1993, is further amended by adding
immediately after subsection (5) the following subsection:

            (5A)    A surviving spouse or child of an employee is
         entitled to be granted a superannuation allowance pursuant
         to subsection (1) if, at the time of the employee's death, the
         employee and the spouse or parent

                (a) not being married to each other and neither
            being married to another person, have been living
            together as husband and wife and have been married to
            each other for a combined continuous period of at least
            three years; or

                (b) are spouses within the meaning of subclause
            (iv) of clause (k) of Section 2.


         2  This Act has effect on and after January 1, 1995.