BILL NO. 26
(as passed, with amendments)
2nd Session, 60th General Assembly
56 Elizabeth II, 2007
Private Member's Bill
CHAPTER 56 OF THE ACTS OF 2008
First Reading: November 27, 2007 (LINK TO BILL AS INTRODUCED)
Second Reading: November 18, 2008
Third Reading: November 21, 2008 (WITH COMMITTEE AMENDMENTS)
Royal Assent: November 25, 2008
An Act to Amend Chapter 1
of the Acts of 1994-95,
the Environment Act, to Prohibit
the Burning of Tires in Nova Scotia
Be it enacted by the Governor and Assembly as follows:
1 Chapter 1 of the Acts of 1994-95, the Environment Act, is amended by adding immediately after Section 111 the following Section:
111A No person shall burn tires in the Province unless the Minister has caused there to be a full public review which must include consideration of the effect for public health.
2 Chapter 1 is further amended by adding immediately after Section 159A the following Section:
159B A person who contravenes Section 111A is guilty of an offence and liable to a fine of five hundred dollars for each tire burned in the Province.
3 This Act comes into force on such day as the Governor in Council orders and declares by proclamation.
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