The Nova Scotia Legislature

The House resumed on:
September 21, 2017.

The Deputy Speaker is appointed from among the Members. When the Speaker is absent, the Deputy Speaker takes the Chair and performs all the duties of the Speaker.

When the House goes into a Committee of the Whole House, the Speaker leaves the Chair and the Deputy Speaker takes over as chair of the Committee. The Deputy Speaker maintains order in the Committee of the Whole House and decides all questions of order subject to an appeal to the Speaker.

The Deputy Speakers

Chuck Porter
Chuck Porter

Hants West

Suzanne Lohnes-Croft
Suzanne Lohnes-Croft

Lunenburg