BILL NO. 62

(as introduced)

1st Session, 63rd General Assembly
Nova Scotia
66 Elizabeth II, 2017



Private Member's Bill



Cayley's Law



Tim Houston
Pictou East



First Reading: October 24, 2017

(Explanatory Notes)

Second Reading:

Third Reading:

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Explanatory Notes

Clause 1 sets out the short title of this Act.

Clause 2 makes mandatory the appointment by the Governor in Council of a Chief Administrative Officer of the Nova Scotia Youth Secretariat.

Clause 3 requires the Secretariat to establish a committee to focus on mental health issues of youth and support systems for youth. The committee must be composed of both youth and political party representatives.

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An Act to Amend Chapter 511
of the Revised Statutes, 1989,
the Youth Secretariat Act

Be it enacted by the Governor and Assembly as follows:

1 This Act may be cited as Cayley's Law.

2 Subsection 5(1) of Chapter 511 of the Revised Statutes, 1989, the Youth Secretariat Act, is amended by striking out "may" in the first line and substituting "shall".

3 Section 7 of Chapter 511 is repealed and the following Section substituted:

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