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Student Aid Act (amended)

BILL NO. 57

(as introduced)

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



Private Member's Bill



Student Aid Act
(amended)



Leo Glavine
Kings West



First Reading: December 3, 2007

(Explanatory Note)

Second Reading:

Third Reading:

Explanatory Note

This Bill provides that no reduction shall be made of any amount awarded to a student by reason of the income or assets of the student's parent, step-parent, guardian, spouse, common-law spouse or any relative upon whom the student is considered to be dependent.

An Act to Amend Chapter 449
of the Revised Statutes, 1989,
the Student Aid Act

Be it enacted by the Governor and Assembly as follows:

1 Chapter 449 of the Revised Statutes, 1989, the Student Aid Act, is amended by adding immediately after Section 16 the following Section:

17 (1) Notwithstanding anything contained in this Act, no reduction, alteration or amendment shall be made of any amount awarded to a student by reason of the income or assets of the student's parent, step-parent, guardian, spouse, common-law spouse or any other relative upon whom the student is considered to be dependent.

(2) Subsection (1) does not apply to rules or regulations attached to a federal government program aimed at improving access to post-secondary education.


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