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Maintenance Enforcement Act (amended)

BILL NO. 54

(as introduced)

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



Private Member's Bill



Maintenance Enforcement Act
(amended)



Bill Estabrooks
Timberlea-Prospect



First Reading: November 30, 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 requires the court to provide information to the Director of Maintenance Enforcement for the purpose of enforcing a maintenance order.

An Act to Amend Chapter 6
of the Acts of 1994-95,
the Maintenance Enforcement Act

Be it enacted by the Governor and Assembly as follows:

1 Chapter 6 of the Acts of 1994-95, the Maintenance Enforcement Act, is amended by adding immediately after Section 31 the following Section:

31A Upon the request of the Director, a court shall provide to the Director, for the purpose of enforcing a maintenance order or of obtaining information for a person performing similar functions in another jurisdiction, such information in the possession of the court as, in the opinion of the Director, may assist in the enforcement of the maintenance order or obtaining of information.


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