The Nova Scotia Legislature

The House adjourned:
October 26, 2017.

Bill No. 115

Transparency in Expenses Act

An Act to Amend Chapter 155 of the Revised Statutes, 1989, the Executive Council Act, and Chapter 1 (1992 Supplement) of the Revised Statutes, 1989, the House of Assembly Act

Introduced by:
Honourable Jamie Baillie
Cumberland 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

Clause 1 sets out the short title of this Act.

Clause 2 requires Government ministers (including the Premier) and their executive assistants to maintain records of their expenses as ministers or executive assistants and requires that copies of the records be made publicly accessible including on a public website.

Clause 3 requires the Leader of the Opposition and any other leader of a recognized party (other than the Premier) to maintain records of their expenses as leaders and requires that copies of the records be made publicly accessible including on a public website.