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Consumer Protection Act (amended)

BILL NO. 38

(as introduced)

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



Private Member's Bill



Consumer Protection Act
(amended)



Percy Paris
Waverly-Fall River-Beaver Bank



First Reading: November 28, 2007

(Explanatory Note)

Second Reading: December 10, 2007

Third Reading: December 13, 2007 (WITH COMMITTEE AMENDMENTS) (LINK TO BILL AS PASSED)

Explanatory Note

This Bill amends the Consumer Protection Act to authorize the Governor in Council to make regulations imposing restrictions, including the regulation or prohibition of expiry dates on goods, including gift certificates or gift cards, that can be exchanged or redeemed for good or services.

An Act to Amend Chapter 92
of the Revised Statutes, 1989,
the Consumer Protection Act

Be it enacted by the Governor and Assembly as follows:

1 Section 33 of Chapter 92 of the Revised Statutes, 1989, the Consumer Protection Act, is amended by adding immediately after clause (c) the following clause:

(d) imposing restrictions, including the regulation or prohibition of expiry dates on goods, including gift certificates or gift cards, that are exchangeable or redeemable for goods or services;


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