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Nova Scotia Provincial Exhibition Commission Act (amended)

BILL NO. 46

(as introduced)

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



Private Bill



Nova Scotia Provincial Exhibition Commission Act
(amended)



The Honourable Jamie Muir
Truro-Bible Hill



First Reading: November 30, 2007

(Explanatory Note)

Second Reading: December 13, 2007

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

Explanatory Note

This Bill increases the size of the Board of Directors of the Nova Scotia Provincial Exhibition Commission to 9 members, provides that a vacancy on the Board is to be filled by a person selected by the Board and reduces the frequency of mandatory meetings of the Board.

An Act to Amend Chapter 69
of the Acts of 1992, the Nova Scotia
Provincial Exhibition Commission Act

Be it enacted by the Governor and Assembly as follows:

1 (1) Subsection 7(2) of Chapter 69 of the Acts of 1992, the Nova Scotia Provincial Exhibition Commission Act, is amended by striking out ", in order to elect to the Board two Directors, each of whom holds office for a term of three years" in the last two lines.

(2) Section 7 of Chapter 69 is further amended by adding immediately after subsection (2) the following subsections:

(2A) At the time of the first general meeting of the Commission held after the coming into force of this subsection, the Board is composed of nine members of the Commission and at that meeting the members of the Commission shall elect an additional three members of the Commission to the Board, each of whom holds office for a term expiring at the next annual meeting.

(2B) At the annual meeting in 2008, the members of the Commission shall elect five directors, three of whom shall be elected for a term of three years, one of whom shall be elected for a term of two years and one of whom shall be elected for a term of one year and, at the annual meeting held in 2009 and each year thereafter, the members of the Commission shall elect to the Board three Directors, each of whom holds office for a term of three years.

(3) Subsection 7(5) of Chapter 69 is amended by striking out "a general meeting of the members shall be convened to elect a qualified member to serve as a member of the Board for the unexpired portion of the term" in the last four lines and substituting "the Board vacancy thereby created shall until the next annual meeting of the Commission be filled by a person appointed by the Board from among the members of the Commission".

(4) Subsections 7(6) and (7) of Chapter 69 are repealed and the following subsection substituted:

(6) The Board shall meet regularly at the call of the Chair on such date, time and place as provided for in the by-laws and shall meet at least once every sixty-one days.


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