The Nova Scotia Legislature

The House resumed on:
October 13, 2016

Bill No. 30

Workers' Compensation Act (amended)

An Act to Amend Chapter 10 of the Acts of 1994-95, the Workers' Compensation Act, Respecting First Responders

Introduced by:
Honourable Frank Corbett
Cape Breton Centre

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

Clause 1 adds a definition of “first responder” and expands the definition of “worker” to include first responders in the Workers’ Compensation Act.

Clause 2 provides for the application of Part I of the Workers’ Compensation Act to first responders upon application of a municipality within whose boundaries the first responder is located and serves.