The Nova Scotia Legislature

The House adjourned:
October 26, 2017.

Bill No. 85

Social Assistance Act (amended)

An Act to Amend Chapter 432 of the Revised Statutes, 1989, the Social Assistance Act, to Prevent Recovery of Assistance Paid for Maintenance of a Person in Need

Introduced by:
Honourable Maureen MacDonald
Halifax Needham

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

Explanatory Note

This Bill amends the Social Assistance Act to repeal a provision that permits recovery by the Provincial government of assistance paid for the maintenance of a person in need in a home for the aged or a licensed nursing home from the person or the person’s executor or administrator.