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Education Act (amended)

BILL NO. 154

(as introduced)

2nd Session, 60th General Assembly
Nova Scotia
57 Elizabeth II, 2008



Private Member's Bill



Education Act
(amended)



Leo Glavine
Kings West



First Reading: May 5, 2008

(Explanatory Note)

Second Reading: November 18, 2008

Third Reading: November 21, 2008 (WITH COMMITTEE AMENDMENTS) (LINK TO BILL AS PASSED)

Explanatory Note

This Bill amends the Education Act to ban the use of cell phones, and similar devices, in school classrooms by students.

An Act to Amend Chapter 1
of the Acts of 1995-96,
the Education Act

Be it enacted by the Governor and Assembly as follows:

1 Chapter 1 of the Acts of 1995-96, the Education Act, is amended by adding immediate after Section 24 the following Section:

24A (1) No student shall use a cellular telephone or other communications device in a school classroom.

(2) For greater certainty, this Section applies to private schools.


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