BILL NO. 236

(as introduced)

2nd Session, 60th General Assembly
Nova Scotia
57 Elizabeth II, 2008

Government Bill

Judicature Act

The Honourable Cecil P. Clarke
Minister of Justice

First Reading: November 21, 2008

(Explanatory Note)

Second Reading:

Third Reading:

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Explanatory Note

The purpose of this Bill is to empower the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia and the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal to prevent a vexatious litigant from starting new proceedings or continuing existing proceedings.

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An Act to Amend Chapter 240
of the Revised Statutes, 1989,
the Judicature Act

Be it enacted by the Governor and Assembly as follows:

1 Chapter 240 of the Revised Statutes, 1989, the Judicature Act, is amended by adding immediately after Section 45 the following Sections:

2 This Act comes into force on such day as the Governor in Council orders and declares by proclamation.

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