The Nova Scotia Legislature

The House resumed on:
September 21, 2017.

Bill No. 117

Public Inquiries Act (amended)

An Act to Amend Chapter 372 of the Revised Statutes, 1989, the Public Inquiries Act

Introduced by:
Honourable Lena Metlege Diab
Mnister of Justice

First Reading
Second Reading Debates
Second Reading Passed
Law Amendments Committee
    Meeting Date(s) November 16, 2015
    Reported to the House
Committee of the Whole House
Third Reading Debates
Third Reading
Royal Assent
Commencement December 18, 2015
2015 Statutes, Chapter 50

Explanatory Note

This Bill provides that any testimony or other statement given at a public inquiry by a participant cannot be used to incriminate the participant in a criminal proceeding or to establish the participant’s liability in a civil proceeding.