Assemblée Législative de la Nouvelle-Écosse

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21 septembre 2017

Projet de loi no 40

Liquor Control Act (amended) *

An Act to Amend Chapter 260 of the Revised Statutes, 1989, the Liquor Control Act

Déposé par :
L'honorable John MacDonell
Minister of Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations

Première lecture
Débats en deuxième lecture
Adoption en deuxième lecture
Comité des modifications des lois
    Date(s) de réunion 10 mai 2011
    Rapport à la Chambre
Comité plénier
Débats de la troisième lecture
Débats de la troisième lecture
Sanction royale
Prise d'effet 4 janvier 2012
2011 Statutes, Chapter 21

Note explicative (en anglais seulement)

This Bill amends the Liquor Control Act to

(a) transfer liquor licensing responsibilities from the Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board to Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations and provide for the appointment of an Executive Director to carry out these responsibilities;

(b) remove the requirement that a license applicant be a resident of Canada or a Canadian citizen;

(c) authorize Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations through the Executive Director to be the first-level decision-maker regarding minor regulatory infractions;

(d) provide an appeal process for a licensee or applicant from a decision of the Executive Director to the Utility and Review Board;

(e) permit the holding of an oral hearing by the Utility and Review Board on an appeal or a referral from the Executive Director; and

(f) replace mandatory formal hearings, for the granting of certain types of liquor licences, with a public consultation process to be defined by regulation.