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Uranium Mining Moratorium Act


(as introduced)

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

Private Member's Bill

Uranium Mining Moratorium Act

Graham Steele
Halifax Fairview

First Reading: December 3, 2007

Second Reading:

Third Reading:

An Act to Enforce a Moratorium
on Uranium Mining in Nova Scotia

Be it enacted by the Governor and Assembly as follows:

1 This Act may be cited as the Uranium Mining Moratorium Act.

2 After the coming into force of this Act, no person shall mine or extract uranium in the Province.

3 In the event of a conflict between this Act and any other enactment, this Act prevails.

4 Section 74 of the regulations made pursuant to the Mineral Resources Act applies mutatis mutandis to this Act.

5 Any person who contravenes Section 2 is guilty of an offence and liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding ten thousand dollars for each day on which the offence is committed or continues to be committed.

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