2012 Bills

4th Session of 61st Assembly

numerical list

[alphabetical list]

NOTE - These links are to the bills as introduced, without any amendments that may have been made by the House of Assembly. To access a bill as passed (with all amendments included), click on "Third Reading" in the introduced bill or go to Statutes by session or sitting.

Bills Introduced Spring Sitting 2012 -- Bills 1 to 93
Bills Introduced Fall Sitting 2012 -- Bills 94 to 161

Bills Introduced Spring Sitting 2012

  • pro forma bill - Oaths of Office, An Act Respecting -- GOVERNMENT BILL
  • Bill No. 1 - Status of the Artist Act -- GOVERNMENT BILL
  • Bill No. 2 - Tax Review (2012-13) Act -- PRIVATE MEMBER'S BILL
  • Bill No. 3 - Sales Tax Act (amended) -- PRIVATE MEMBER'S BILL
  • Bill No. 4 - Maintenance and Custody Act (amended) -- PRIVATE MEMBER'S BILL
  • Bill No. 5 - Municipal Government Act (amended) -- GOVERNMENT BILL
  • Bill No. 6 - Fair Treatment of Children Act -- PRIVATE MEMBER'S BILL
  • Bill No. 7 - Concussion Awareness Act -- PRIVATE MEMBER'S BILL
  • Bill No. 8 - Joseph Howe Day Act -- PRIVATE MEMBER'S BILL
  • Bill No. 9 - Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Resources Accord Implementation (Nova Scotia) Act (amended) -- GOVERNMENT BILL
  • Bill No. 10 - Blueprint for the Future of Public Education in Nova Scotia Act -- PRIVATE MEMBER'S BILL
  • Bill No. 11 - Nova Scotia Tartan Act (amended) -- GOVERNMENT BILL
  • Bill No. 12 - Petroleum Products Pricing Act (repealed) -- PRIVATE MEMBER'S BILL
  • Bill No. 13 - Education Act (amended) -- GOVERNMENT BILL
  • Bill No. 14 - Trade Union Act (amended) -- PRIVATE MEMBER'S BILL
  • Bill No. 15 - House of Assembly Management Commission Act (amended) -- PRIVATE MEMBER'S BILL
  • Bill No. 16 - Affordable Higher Education Act -- PRIVATE MEMBER'S BILL
  • Bill No. 17 - Financial Measures (2012) Act -- GOVERNMENT BILL
  • Bill No. 18 - Agriculture and Marketing Act (amended) -- PRIVATE MEMBER'S BILL
  • Bill No. 19 - Early Development Instrument Assessment Program Act -- PRIVATE MEMBER'S BILL
  • Bill No. 20 - Public Trustee Act (amended) -- GOVERNMENT BILL
  • Bill No. 21 - Sound Recording Tax Credit Act -- PRIVATE MEMBER'S BILL
  • Bill No. 22 - Mortgage Regulation Act -- GOVERNMENT BILL
  • Bill No. 23 - Day Care Act (amended) -- PRIVATE MEMBER'S BILL
  • Bill No. 24 - Purchasing Management Association of Canada Act (amended) -- GOVERNMENT BILL
  • Bill No. 25 - Victims' Rights and Services Act (amended) -- PRIVATE MEMBER'S BILL
  • Bill No. 26 - Stand Up Against Bullying Day Act -- PRIVATE MEMBER'S BILL
  • Bill No. 27 - Cyberbullying Intervention Act -- PRIVATE MEMBER'S BILL
  • Bill No. 28 - Safer Schools Act -- PRIVATE MEMBER'S BILL
  • Bill No. 29 - Child Protection Intervention Act -- PRIVATE MEMBER'S BILL
  • Bill No. 30 - Promotion of Respectful and Responsible Relationships Act -- GOVERNMENT BILL
  • Bill No. 31 - Residential Tenancies Act (amended) -- PRIVATE MEMBER'S BILL
  • Bill No. 32 - Securities Act (amended) -- GOVERNMENT BILL
  • Bill No. 33 - Diabetic Persons Support Act -- PRIVATE MEMBER'S BILL
  • Bill No. 34 - Matrimonial Statutes Repeal Act -- GOVERNMENT BILL
  • Bill No. 35 - Motor Vehicle Act (amended) -- PRIVATE MEMBER'S BILL
  • Bill No. 36 - Food Bank Donation Tax Credit for Farmers Act -- PRIVATE MEMBER'S BILL
  • Bill No. 37 - Interjurisdictional Support Orders Act (amended) -- GOVERNMENT BILL
  • Bill No. 38 - Finance Act (amended) -- PRIVATE MEMBER'S BILL
  • Bill No. 39 - Maintenance and Custody Act (amended) -- GOVERNMENT BILL
  • Bill No. 40 - Labour Standards Code (amended) -- PRIVATE MEMBER'S BILL
  • Bill No. 41 - Grandparents' Rights Affirmation Act -- GOVERNMENT BILL
  • Bill No. 42 - Rural Nova Scotia Physicians Act -- PRIVATE MEMBER'S BILL
  • Bill No. 43 - Newly Trained Nova Scotia Doctors Act -- PRIVATE MEMBER'S BILL
  • Bill No. 44 - Health Act (amended) -- PRIVATE MEMBER'S BILL
  • Bill No. 45 - Ratepayer Protection Act -- PRIVATE MEMBER'S BILL
  • Bill No. 46 - Electricity Act (amended) -- PRIVATE MEMBER'S BILL
  • Bill No. 47 - Modernizing Government Act -- PRIVATE MEMBER'S BILL
  • Bill No. 48 - Balanced Budget Act -- PRIVATE MEMBER'S BILL
  • Bill No. 49 - Income Tax Act (amended) -- PRIVATE MEMBER'S BILL
  • Bill No. 50 - Next Generation Act -- PRIVATE MEMBER'S BILL
  • Bill No. 51 - Red Tape Reduction Act -- PRIVATE MEMBER'S BILL
  • Bill No. 52 - Conservation Easements Act (amended) -- GOVERNMENT BILL
  • Bill No. 53 - Debt Settlement Protection Act -- PRIVATE MEMBER'S BILL
  • Bill No. 54 - Power Rate Reduction Review Act -- PRIVATE MEMBER'S BILL
  • Bill No. 55 - Community Easements Act -- GOVERNMENT BILL
  • Bill No. 56 - Elimination of Bonuses in Power Rates Act -- PRIVATE MEMBER'S BILL
  • Bill No. 57 - Crosbie Memorial Trust Fund Act (amended) -- PRIVATE BILL
  • Bill No. 58 - Transparency in Power Rates Act -- PRIVATE MEMBER'S BILL
  • Bill No. 59 - Fish Harvesters Registration and Certification Act -- GOVERNMENT BILL
  • Bill No. 60 - Ratepayer Fairness Act -- PRIVATE MEMBER'S BILL
  • Bill No. 61 - Fisheries and Coastal Resources Act (amended) -- GOVERNMENT BILL
  • Bill No. 62 - Pension Benefits Act (amended) -- PRIVATE MEMBER'S BILL
  • Bill No. 63 - Transparency for Homeowners Act -- PRIVATE MEMBER'S BILL
  • Bill No. 64 - Income Tax Act (amended) -- PRIVATE MEMBER'S BILL
  • Bill No. 65 - Consumer Protection Act (amended) -- GOVERNMENT BILL
  • Bill No. 66 - Multiple Sclerosis Patient Support Act -- PRIVATE MEMBER'S BILL
  • Bill No. 67 - Buy Nova Scotia First Act -- PRIVATE MEMBER'S BILL
  • Bill No. 68 - Value for Money Act -- PRIVATE MEMBER'S BILL
  • Bill No. 69 - Appropriations Act, 2012 -- GOVERNMENT BILL
  • Bill No. 70 - Multiple Sclerosis Liberation Therapy Act -- PRIVATE MEMBER'S BILL
  • Bill No. 71 - Assessment Act (amended) -- GOVERNMENT BILL
  • Bill No. 72 - Capital Projects Review Act -- PRIVATE MEMBER'S BILL
  • Bill No. 73 - Municipal Government Act (amended) -- GOVERNMENT BILL
  • Bill No. 74 - Patient Safety Act -- GOVERNMENT BILL
  • Bill No. 75 - Retirement Savings in Locked-in Accounts, An Act to Provide Greater Flexibility for Nova Scotians' -- PRIVATE MEMBER'S BILL
  • Bill No. 76 - Personal Health Information Act (amended) -- GOVERNMENT BILL
  • Bill No. 77 - Medical Society Act (amended) -- GOVERNMENT BILL
  • Bill No. 78 - Justice Administration (2012) Act -- GOVERNMENT BILL
  • Bill No. 79 - Education Act (amended) -- GOVERNMENT BILL
  • Bill No. 80 - Child and Youth Advocate Act -- PRIVATE MEMBER'S BILL
  • Bill No. 81 - Gaming Control Act (amended) -- GOVERNMENT BILL
  • Bill No. 82 - Nova Scotia Association of Health Organizations, An Act to Incorporate (amended) -- GOVERNMENT BILL
  • Bill No. 83 - Annapolis Valley Apple Blossom Festival, An Act to Incorporate the (amended) -- PRIVATE BILL
  • Bill No. 84 - Dalhousie University-Nova Scotia Agricultural College Merger Act -- GOVERNMENT BILL
  • Bill No. 85 - Workers' Compensation Act (amended) -- PRIVATE MEMBER'S BILL
  • Bill No. 86 - NewPage Port Hawkesbury Pension Plans Act -- GOVERNMENT BILL
  • Bill No. 87 - Good Forestry Management on Crown Land Act -- GOVERNMENT BILL
  • Bill No. 88 - Maritime Link Act -- GOVERNMENT BILL
  • Bill No. 89 - Trade Union Act (amended) -- PRIVATE MEMBER'S BILL
  • Bill No. 90 - Nova Scotia Provincial Exhibition Commission Act (amended) -- PRIVATE BILL
  • Bill No. 91 - Condominium Act (amended) -- PRIVATE MEMBER'S BILL
  • Bill No. 92 - Safe Collection of Scrap Metal Act (amended) -- PRIVATE MEMBER'S BILL
  • Bill No. 93 - Labour Standards Code (amended) -- PRIVATE MEMBER'S BILL

    Bills Introduced Fall Sitting 2012

  • Bill No. 94 - House of Assembly Act (amended) -- GOVERNMENT BILL
  • Bill No. 95 - Reliability and Accountability in Electricity Act -- PRIVATE MEMBER'S BILL
  • Bill No. 96 - Public Utilities Act (amended) -- PRIVATE MEMBER'S BILL
  • Bill No. 97 - Public Utilities Act (amended) -- GOVERNMENT BILL
  • Bill No. 98 - Nova Scotia Power Stranded Asset Disclosure Act -- PRIVATE MEMBER'S BILL
  • Bill No. 99 - Revenue Act (amended) -- PRIVATE MEMBER'S BILL
  • Bill No. 100 - Green Energy Promotion Act -- PRIVATE MEMBER'S BILL
  • Bill No. 101 - Public Utilities Act (amended) -- PRIVATE MEMBER'S BILL
  • Bill No. 102 - Education Act (amended) -- GOVERNMENT BILL
  • Bill No. 103 - Accountability in Economic Development Assistance Act -- PRIVATE MEMBER'S BILL
  • Bill No. 104 - Increasing Immigration to Nova Scotia Act -- PRIVATE MEMBER'S BILL
  • Bill No. 105 - Agriculture and Marketing Act (amended) -- GOVERNMENT BILL
  • Bill No. 106 - Education Act (amended) -- PRIVATE MEMBER'S BILL
  • Bill No. 107 - Debt Collection and Management Reform (2012) Act -- GOVERNMENT BILL
  • Bill No. 108 - Bluenose Trust Accountability Act -- PRIVATE MEMBER'S BILL
  • Bill No. 109 - Bee Industry Act (amended) -- GOVERNMENT BILL
  • Bill No. 110 - Supporting All Students' Success in the Classroom Act -- PRIVATE MEMBER'S BILL
  • Bill No. 111 - Fur Industry Act (amended) -- GOVERNMENT BILL
  • Bill No. 112 - Municipal Government Act (amended) and Halifax Regional Municipality Charter (amended) -- GOVERNMENT BILL
  • Bill No. 113 - Voluntary Retirement Savings Plans Act -- PRIVATE MEMBER'S BILL
  • Bill No. 114 - Interjurisdictional Support Orders Act (amended) -- GOVERNMENT BILL
  • Bill No. 115 - Interprovincial Investigative Authority Act -- GOVERNMENT BILL
  • Bill No. 116 - Environmental Ombudsman Act -- PRIVATE MEMBER'S BILL
  • Bill No. 117 - Anne Murray Centre in the Town of Springhill from Municipal Taxes, An Act to Exempt Property of the -- PRIVATE BILL
  • Bill No. 118 - Offshore Safety Standards Act -- PRIVATE MEMBER'S BILL
  • Bill No. 119 - Cosmetology Act -- GOVERNMENT BILL
  • Bill No. 120 - Education Act (amended) -- PRIVATE MEMBER'S BILL
  • Bill No. 121 - Review to Invest in Student Achievement Act -- PRIVATE MEMBER'S BILL
  • Bill No. 122 - Trade Union Act (amended) -- PRIVATE MEMBER'S BILL
  • Bill No. 123 - Interprovincial Importation of Wine Act -- PRIVATE MEMBER'S BILL
  • Bill No. 124 - Multi-Year Funding Act -- PRIVATE MEMBER'S BILL
  • Bill No. 125 - War Amps Key Tag Act -- GOVERNMENT BILL
  • Bill No. 126 - Code of Ethics Act -- PRIVATE MEMBER'S BILL
  • Bill No. 127 - Art Gallery of Nova Scotia Act (amended) -- GOVERNMENT BILL
  • Bill No. 128 - Life-threatening Illness Student Support Act -- PRIVATE MEMBER'S BILL
  • Bill No. 129 - Liverpool United Baptist Church Cemetery Act -- PRIVATE BILL
  • Bill No. 130 - Convention of Atlantic Baptist Churches Act -- PRIVATE BILL
  • Bill No. 131 - School Board Members Duties Clarification Act -- GOVERNMENT BILL
  • Bill No. 132 - Income Tax Act (amended) -- PRIVATE MEMBER'S BILL
  • Bill No. 133 - Inter-city Bus Service Act -- GOVERNMENT BILL
  • Bill No. 134 - Liquor Control Act (amended) -- PRIVATE MEMBER'S BILL
  • Bill No. 135 - Liquor Control Act (amended) -- PRIVATE MEMBER'S BILL
  • Bill No. 136 - Green Economy Act -- GOVERNMENT BILL
  • Bill No. 137 - Public Highways Act (amended) -- PRIVATE MEMBER'S BILL
  • Bill No. 138 - Motor Vehicle Act (amended) -- PRIVATE MEMBER'S BILL
  • Bill No. 139 - Sisters of Saint Martha, An Act to Amend and Consolidate the Acts Respecting the -- PRIVATE BILL
  • Bill No. 140 - Transgendered Persons Protection Act -- GOVERNMENT BILL
  • Bill No. 141 - Housing Development Corporation Act (amended) -- PRIVATE MEMBER'S BILL
  • Bill No. 142 - Housing Development Corporation Act (amended) -- PRIVATE MEMBER'S BILL
  • Bill No. 143 - Importation of Wine for Personal Use Act -- GOVERNMENT BILL
  • Bill No. 144 - Insured Health Services Act -- GOVERNMENT BILL
  • Bill No. 145 - Residential Tenancies Act (amended) -- PRIVATE MEMBER'S BILL
  • Bill No. 146 - East Hants Curling Arena Act -- LOCAL BILL
  • Bill No. 147 - Regulated Health Professions Network Act -- GOVERNMENT BILL
  • Bill No. 148 - Trade Union Act (amended) -- PRIVATE MEMBER'S BILL
  • Bill No. 149 - Public Service Act (amended) -- PRIVATE MEMBER'S BILL
  • Bill No. 150 - Residential Tenancies Act (amended) -- GOVERNMENT BILL
  • Bill No. 151 - Workers' Compensation Act (amended) -- GOVERNMENT BILL
  • Bill No. 152 - Legislative Internship Act -- PRIVATE MEMBER'S BILL
  • Bill No. 153 - Community Interest Companies Act -- GOVERNMENT BILL
  • Bill No. 154 - Education Act (amended) -- PRIVATE MEMBER'S BILL
  • Bill No. 155 - Richmond–NewPage Port Hawkesbury Tax Agreement Act -- GOVERNMENT BILL
  • Bill No. 156 - Halifax Regional Water Commission Act (amended) -- GOVERNMENT BILL
  • Bill No. 157 - Halifax Regional Municipality Charter (amended) -- GOVERNMENT BILL
  • Bill No. 158 - Film Nova Scotia Act (amended) -- GOVERNMENT BILL
  • Bill No. 159 - Missing Persons Act -- GOVERNMENT BILL
  • Bill No. 160 - Halifax Regional Municipality Charter (amended) -- GOVERNMENT BILL
  • Bill No. 161 - Natural Resources Accountability Act -- PRIVATE MEMBER'S BILL


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