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
Honourable Mark Furey
Minister of Service Nova Scotia
|First Reading||October 23, 2014|
|Second Reading Debates||October 24, 2014|
|Second Reading Passed||October 24, 2014|
|Law Amendments Committee||Submission Summary
|Meeting Date(s)||November 3, 2014|
|Reported to the House||November 4, 2014|
|Committee of the Whole House||November 4, 2014|
|Third Reading Debates|
|Third Reading||November 6, 2014|
|Royal Assent||November 20, 2014|
|Commencement||June 3, 2015|
|2014 Statutes, Chapter 45||View|
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.