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
Honourable John MacDonell
Minister of Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations
|First Reading||April 27, 2012|
|Second Reading Debates||May 1, 2012|
|Second Reading Passed||May 1, 2012|
|Law Amendments Committee||Submission Summary
|Meeting Date(s)||May 3, 2012; May 7, 2012|
|Reported to the House||May 8, 2012|
|Committee of the Whole House||May 10, 2012|
|Third Reading Debates|
|Third Reading||May 11, 2012|
|Royal Assent||May 17, 2012|
|Commencement||May 1, 2013|
|2012 Statutes, Chapter 19||View|
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.