The Nova Scotia Legislature

The House adjourned:
October 26, 2017.

Bill No. 151

Employment Support and Income Assistance Act (amended)

An Act to Amend Chapter 27 of the Acts of 2000, the Employment Support and Income Assistance Act

Introduced by:
Marian Mancini
Dartmouth South

First Reading
Second Reading Debates
Second Reading Passed
Law Amendments Committee
Committee of the Whole House
Third Reading Debates
Third Reading
Royal Assent
Commencement

Explanatory Note

This Bill requires the Governor in Council to take into account the cost of purchasing Health Canada’s National Nutritious Food Basket when prescribing the standards for assistance to be granted, or the maximum rates of assistance that may be granted, to a family with one or more dependent children.