Assemblée Législative de la Nouvelle-Écosse

Les travaux de la Chambre ont repris le
21 septembre 2017

Projet de loi no 158

Film Nova Scotia Act (amended)

An Act to Amend Chapter 20 of the Acts of 1990, the Film Nova Scotia Act

Déposé par :
L'honorable Percy Paris
Minister of Economic and Rural Developement and Tourism

Première lecture
Débats en deuxième lecture
Adoption en deuxième lecture
Comité des modifications des lois
    Date(s) de réunion 5 décembre 2012
    Rapport à la Chambre
Comité plénier
Débats de la troisième lecture
Débats de la troisième lecture
Sanction royale
Prise d'effet 6 décembre 2012
2012 Statutes, Chapter 57

Note explicative (en anglais seulement)

Clause 1 changes the long title of the Film Nova Scotia Act.

Clause 2 changes the short title of the Act.

Clause 3
(a) changes references to “Film Nova Scotia” to read “Film and Creative Industries Nova Scotia”;
(b) adds definitions of “creative enterprise” and “creative industries”; and
(c) updates the title of the Minister responsible for the Act.

Clause 4 changes the name of Film Nova Scotia to “Film and Creative Industries Nova Scotia”.

Clause 5 expands the objects of Film and Creative Industries Nova Scotia by including references to creative enterprises and creative industries.

Clause 6
(a) provides that the board of directors is composed of the Deputy Minister or his or her designate and up to twelve members appointed by the Governor in Council;
(b) changes “Chairman” to “Chair”;
(c) allows the current Chair of the board of directors to be re-appointed for a single term not exceeding 3 years; and
(d) provides that the appointment of the President of Film and Creative Industries Nova Scotia by the board of directors is subject to the written approval of the Minister.

Clause 7 expands Film and Creative Industries Nova Scotia’s power to render financial and other assistance to all creative industries in Nova Scotia.

Clause 8 changes the name of the Film Nova Scotia Fund and requires that the Fund be administered in accordance with the regulations made under the Act.

Clause 9
(a) requires Film and Creative Industries Nova Scotia to prepare and submit to the Minister five-year strategic plans, annual business plans, annual reports analyzing the Corporation’s performance, five-year evaluations of Film and Creative Industries Nova Scotia’s activities and other reports as specified by the Minister; and
(b) provides that employees of Film and Creative Industries Nova Scotia may be appointed in accordance with the Civil Service Act.

Clause 10 adds a power to make regulations respecting the administration of the Film and Creative Industries Nova Scotia Fund.

Clause 11 provides that a reference to Film Nova Scotia in any document or enactment is to be construed as a reference to Film and Creative Industries Nova Scotia.

Clause 12 provides that the rights, duties, obligations and liabilities of the Film Nova Scotia are unaffected by its change of name.