Assemblée Législative de la Nouvelle-Écosse

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21 septembre 2017

Projet de loi no 18

Black Cultural Society Act (amended)

An Act to Amend Chapter 101 of the Acts of 1977, the Black Cultural Society Act

Déposé par :
L'honorable Keith Colwell

Première lecture
Débats en deuxième lecture
Adoption en deuxième lecture
Comité des modifications des lois
Comité plénier
Débats de la troisième lecture
Débats de la troisième lecture
Sanction royale
Prise d'effet

Note explicative (en anglais seulement)

Clause 1

(a) amends the composition of the Board of Directors;

(b) replaces one-year terms with three-year terms;

(c) provides for staggered terms by having two members serve for a one-year term and two serving for a two-year term initially;

(d) removes a clause which set up the Board’s first Executive Committee;

(e) reduces the current eligibility to serve six consecutive terms of office to two consecutive terms;

(f) reduces the 11 member quorum for the Board of Directors to seven; and

(g) allows for participation in meetings by electronic means.
Clause 2 revises the titles of the officers of the Society and provides that all will be elected from among the Board of Directors.

Clause 3 adds by-law making powers for the Board of Directors.

Clause 4 changes the word “mailed” to “delivered” and sets the quorum for meetings of the Society.

Clause 5 changes the time frame for the annual meeting from within two months of the Society’s fiscal year end to 120 days.
Clause 6 repeals a former amending Act which was never proclaimed in force.

Clause 7 provides for the transition to the terms contained in this Bill.