Assemblée Législative de la Nouvelle-Écosse

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Projet de loi no 127

Occupational Health and Safety Act (amended) *

An Act to Amend Chapter 7 of the Acts of 1996, the Occupational Health and Safety Act

Déposé par :
L'honorable Marilyn More
Minister of Labour and Workforce Development

Première lecture
Débats en deuxième lecture
Adoption en deuxième lecture
Comité des modifications des lois
    Date(s) de réunion 10 décembre 2010
    Rapport à la Chambre
Comité plénier
Débats de la troisième lecture
Débats de la troisième lecture
Sanction royale
Prise d'effet 10 décembre 2010
2010 Statutes, Chapter 66

Note explicative (en anglais seulement)

This Bill amends the Occupational Health and Safety Act to
(a) correct outdated references;
(b) clarify certain definitions;
(c) update processes associated with the Advisory Council, including those relating to transitions between appointments;
(d) amend the enforcement powers of officers appointed under the Act; and
(e) make minor amendments to
(i) clarify the scope of employee observation during health and safety monitoring and to protect employees’ privacy during monitoring,
(ii) harmonize appeal time lines,
(iii) clarify that an appeal may relate to an order or a decision,
(iv) harmonize serious and bodily injury definitions,
(v) expand topics available for public education,
(vi) permit documents to be served electronically,
(vii) repeal outdated Sections,
(viii) permit the Minister to delegate designation of the appeal panel, and
(ix) include regulation-making authority for training health and safety representatives.