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Environment Act (amended)

BILL NO. 26

(as introduced)

2nd Session, 60th General Assembly
Nova Scotia
56 Elizabeth II, 2007



Private Member's Bill



Environment Act
(amended)



Keith Colwell
Preston



First Reading: November 27, 2007

(Explanatory Note)

Second Reading: November 18, 2008

Third Reading: November 21, 2008 (WITH COMMITTEE AMENDMENTS) (LINK TO BILL AS PASSED)

Explanatory Note

This Bill prohibits the burning of tires in the Province.

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 73 the following Section:

73A (1) No person shall burn tires in the Province.

(2) A person who contravenes subsection (1) is guilty of an offence and liable on summary conviction to a fine of five hundred dollars for each tire burned in the Province.


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