The Nova Scotia Legislature

The House resumed on:
September 21, 2017.

Bill No. 52

Consumer Protection Act (amended) and Safer Communities and Neighbourhoods Act (amended)

An Act to Amend Chapter 92 of the Revised Statutes, 1989, the Consumer Protection Act, and Chapter 6 of the Acts of 2006, the Safer Communities and Neighbourhoods Act

Introduced by:
Honourable Mark Furey
Minister of Service Nova Scotia

First Reading
Second Reading Debates
Second Reading Passed
Law Amendments Committee
    Meeting Date(s) November 3, 2014
    Reported to the House
Committee of the Whole House
Third Reading Debates
Third Reading
Royal Assent
Commencement June 3, 2015
2014 Statutes, Chapter 45

Explanatory Note

Clause 1 repeals the provisions of the Consumer Protection Act respecting cellular telephone contracts as such contracts will all be governed instead by federal legislation as of June 3, 2015.
Clause 2 requires cellular contract service suppliers to give educational materials to customers under the Safer Communities and Neighbourhoods Act.

Clause 3 adds regulation-making powers to further define “cellular telephone services” and to prescribe the form, content and provision of educational materials by suppliers.

Clause 4 sets out the effective date of the Act.