The Nova Scotia Legislature

The House resumed on
September 25, 2014

Bill No. 65

Consumer Protection Act (amended)*

An Act to Amend Chapter 92 of the Revised Statutes, 1989, the Consumer Protection Act, to Ensure Fairness in Cellular Telephone Contracts

Introduced by:
Honourable John MacDonell
Minister of Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations

First Reading
Second Reading Debates
Second Reading Passed
Law Amendments Committee
    Meeting Date(s) May 3, 2012; May 7, 2012
    Reported to the House May 8, 2012
Committee of the Whole House
Third Reading Debates
Third Reading
Royal Assent
Commencement May 1, 2013
2012 Statutes, Chapter 19

Explanatory Note

Clause 1 adds provisions governing cell phone contracts to the Consumer Protection Act.

Clause 2 increases the penalty amounts in the Act to $25,000 for an individual and $300,000 for a corporation.

Clause 3 provides that this Act comes into force on proclamation.