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Adult Protection Act (amended)

BILL NO. 91

(as introduced)

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



Private Member's Bill



Adult Protection Act
(amended)



Vicki Conrad
Queens



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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