Assemblée Législative de la Nouvelle-Écosse

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21 septembre 2017

Projet de loi no 139

Sisters of Saint Martha, An Act to Amend and Consolidate the Acts Respecting the (amended)

An Act An Act to Amend Chapter 141 of the Acts of 1918, An Act to Amend and Consolidate the Acts Respecting the Sisters of Saint Martha

Déposé par :
L'honorable Maurice Smith
Antigonish

Première lecture
Débats en deuxième lecture
Adoption en deuxième lecture
Projets de loi d’intérêt privé et local 4 décembre 2012

Comité plénier
Débats de la troisième lecture
Débats de la troisième lecture
Sanction royale
Prise d'effet 6 décembre 2012
2012 Statutes, Chapter 70

Note explicative (en anglais seulement)

Clause 1 replaces Sections 1 to 4 of An Act to Amend and Consolidate the Acts Respecting the Sisters of Saint Martha to
(a) add definitions of “Congregation” and “qualified donee”;
(b) update the description of the Corporation’s members;
(c) revise the list of the Corporation’s objects; and
(d) update the Corporation’s powers.

Clause 2 amends Section 5 of the Act, which provides for a tax exemption, to reflect the current uses of Corporation’s property.

Clause 3 repeals provisions that are now included in the new Sections 4 and 9 of the Act and moves the current Sections 20 and 21 concerning the corporate structure to appear earlier in the Act, with revisions to the titles of the officers.

Clause 4 replaces a provision concerning the corporate signature with a similar provision that uses the updated titles of the Corporation’s officers.

Clause 5
(a) repeals Sections 17 to 19 of the Act concerning hospitals and schools of nursing that are no longer relevant to the Corporation’s current role;
(b) repeals Sections 20 and 21 of the Act which are moved to appear earlier in the Act; and
(c) adds new provisions to the Act to provide for a special majority for certain corporate decisions and for the possible disposition of assets should the Corporation be dissolved or wound up.