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How the Legislature Works

Do you know who represents the Crown in Nova Scotia? Have you ever wondered how the laws that affect your daily life get made? Find out all you need to know about the Legislature.

When will the next legislative assembly session start / when will the current session end?

There is no set schedule for legislative sessions, however the House of Assembly Act requires that the House sits at least twice each year, in the spring and in the fall.  The exact start and end dates of a particular session are not known until announced by the Speaker of the House. The commencement of a new session must be announced at least thirty days in advance, according to the Rules and Forms of Procedure of the House of Assembly.