Assemblée Législative de la Nouvelle-Écosse

Les travaux de la Chambre ont repris le
21 septembre 2017

Projet de loi no 47

Modernizing Government Act

An Act to Modernize the Government of Nova Scotia

Déposé par :
L'honorable Jamie Baillie
Cumberland South

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

Note explicative (en anglais seulement)

This Bill

(a) provides for fixed provincial election dates;


(b) requires the Auditor General to prepare an updated report of the Province’s finances before each general election;


(c) permits a person to vote in a provincial election at any polling station in Nova Scotia on ordinary polling day;


(d) requires the Governor in Council to appoint a person with a disability to the Election Commission;


(e) requires provincial by-elections to be called within 3 months of a vacancy and to be held within 6 months of a vacancy;


(f) requires the House of Assembly to debate petitions presented to it with at least 10,000 signatures if the subject-matter of the petition is within provincial jurisdiction;


(g) requires the panel reviewing MLAs indemnities, allowances and salaries to be independent; and


(h) prohibits a former MLA from being a lobbyist for three years following ceasing to be an MLA.