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Order of Nova Scotia Act (amended)


(as passed, with amendments)

1st Session, 60th General Assembly
Nova Scotia
55 Elizabeth II, 2006

Private Member's Bill

Order of Nova Scotia Act


Wayne J. Gaudet

First Reading: November 3, 2006 (LINK TO BILL AS INTRODUCED)

Second Reading: November 16, 2006

Third Reading: November 23, 2006 (WITH COMMITTEE AMENDMENTS)

Royal Assent: November 23, 2006

An Act to Amend Chapter 9
of the Acts of 2001,
the Order of Nova Scotia Act

Be it enacted by the Governor and Assembly as follows:

1 (1) Subsection 16(4) of Chapter 9 of the Acts of 2001, the Order of Nova Scotia Act, is amended by

(a) striking out "Each" in the first line and substituting "Subject to subsection (4A), each"; and

(b) striking out "five" in the second line and substituting "six".

(2) Section 16 of Chapter 9 is further amended by adding immediately after subsection (4) the following subsections:

(4A) In any year in which the Advisory Council selects six candidates, one of the candidates must be a person under the age of twenty-six years who is selected for having distinguished himself or herself as set forth in Section 5 while being at least the age of sixteen years and under the age of twenty-five years.

(4B) Nothing in subsection (4A) precludes the selection of a person described in subsection (4A) if fewer than six candidates are selected.

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

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