BILL NO. 219

(as passed, with amendments)

1st Session, 59th General Assembly
Nova Scotia
54 Elizabeth II, 2005



Private Member's Bill



Trade Union Act
(amended)

CHAPTER 61 OF THE ACTS OF 2005



Darrell Dexter
Cole Harbour



First Reading: May 18, 2005 (LINK TO BILL AS INTRODUCED)

Second Reading: May 19, 2005

Third Reading: December 8, 2005 (WITH COMMITTEE AMENDMENTS)

Royal Assent: December 8, 2005

An Act to Amend Chapter 475
of the Revised Statutes, 1989,
the Trade Union Act

Be it enacted by the Governor and Assembly as follows:

1 Section 4 of Chapter 475 of the Revised Statutes, 1989, the Trade Union Act, is amended by adding immediately after subsection (2) the following subsections:

2 Section 8 of Chapter 475 is amended by adding "or 46A" immediately after "42" in the second line.

3 (1) Subsection 16(4) of Chapter 475 is amended by

(a) striking out "another person as Vice-chairman" in the second line and substituting "other persons as Vice-chairmen"; and

(b) striking out "the" both times it appears in the sixth line and substituting in each case "a".

(2) Section 16 is further amended by adding immediately after subsection (5) the following subsection:

(3) Section 16 is further amended by adding immediately after subsection (6) the following subsection:

4 Clause 19(1)(k) of Chapter 475 is amended by striking out "or 50" in the third line and substituting ", 50 or 56A".

5 Section 43 of Chapter 475, as amended by Chapter 4 of the Acts of 2000, is further amended by adding immediately after subsection (4) the following subsection:

6 Chapter 475 is further amended by adding immediately after Section 46 the following Sections:

7 Chapter 475 is further amended by adding immediately after Section 54 the following Section:

8 (1) Subsection 55(1) of Chapter 475 is amended by adding "or subsection (3) of Section 54A" immediately after "54" in the sixth line.

(2) Subsection 55(3) of Chapter 475 is amended by

(a) adding "or under subsection (3) of Section 54A" immediately after (1) in the second line; and

(b) adding "or subsection (3) of Section 54A" immediately after "54" in the fourth line.

9 Section 56 of Chapter 475 is amended by adding immediately after subsection (3) the following subsection:

10 Chapter 475 is further amended by adding immediately after Section 56 the following Section:

11 Section 57 of Chapter 475 is amended by

(a) striking out "and" at the end of clause (c);

(b) striking out the period at the end of clause (d) and substituting "; and";

and

(c) adding immediately after clause (d) the following clause:

12 Section 93 of Chapter 475, as amended by Chapter 35 of the Acts of 1994, is further amended by adding "and Sections 46A, 54A and 56A" immediately after "30" in the second line.

13 (1) This Act, except subsections 3(2) and (3), has effect on and after October 1, 2006.

(2) Subsections 3(2) and (3) have effect on and after October 1, 2007, upon proclamation by the Governor in Council.


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