The Nova Scotia Legislature

The House adjourned on
November 20, 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
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.