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Adult Protection Act (amended)


(as introduced)

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

Private Member's Bill

Adult Protection Act

Vicki Conrad

First Reading: December 7, 2007

(Explanatory Notes)

Second Reading:

Third Reading:

Explanatory Notes

Clause 1 adds to the definition of "adult in need of protection" an adult who is the victim of financial exploitation.

Clause 2 adds that the Minister may require production of the adult in need of protection's financial records.

An Act to Amend Chapter 2
of the Revised Statutes, 1989,
the Adult Protection Act

Be it enacted by the Governor and Assembly as follows:

1 Subclause 3(b)(i) of Chapter 2 of the Revised Statutes, 1989, the Adult Protection Act, is amended by adding ", financial exploitation" immediately after "cruelty" in the second line.

2 Chapter 2 is further amended by adding immediately after Section 6 the following Section:

6A The Minister may, under clause (a) of Section 6, require the adult's financial records to be produced by the adult or the adult's financial institution.


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