The Nova Scotia Legislature

The House adjourned:
October 26, 2017.

Bill No. 37

Protection of Property Act (amended)

An Act to Amend Chapter 363 of the Revised Statutes, 1989, the Protection of Property Act

Introduced by:
Chuck Porter
Hants West

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 removes the prohibition against prosecuting a person hunting, fishing, picnicking, camping, hiking, skiing or engaging in another recreational activity or engaging in a study of flora or fauna in contravention of a notice given or a sign posted prohibiting trespassing on certain forest land. This extends the protection against trespassers to all forest land for which notice has been given or a sign has been posted.