The Nova Scotia Legislature

The House adjourned:
October 26, 2017.

Bill No. 63

Pension Benefits Act (amended)

An Act to Amend the Pension Benefits Regulations with Respect to Necessary Home Repairs and Renovations Due to Medical Disability

Introduced by:
Tim Houston
Pictou East

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 amends the Pension Benefits Regulations made pursuant to the Pension Benefits Act, to relieve financial hardship by

(a) adding definitions of “home maintenance expenses”, “home maintenance expense circumstance”, “home renovation expenses” and “home renovation expense circumstance”;

(b) adding home maintenance, and home renovations due to medical disability, to the prescribed circumstances of financial hardship;

(c) adding home renovations due to medical disability to the circumstances covered in the definition of dependant.