BILL NO. 166
2nd Session, 60th General Assembly
57 Elizabeth II, 2008
Private Member's Bill
Victims' Rights and Services Act
Halifax Clayton Park
First Reading: May 9, 2008
Clause 1 removes the cap in the regulations on the hourly rate and the maximum amount available for counselling services under the Victims' Rights and Services Act.Clause 2 gives an applicant who is dissatisfied with a decision of the Registrar one hundred and eighty days to appeal the decision.
(3) Notwithstanding anything contained in the regulations, there must be no maximum hourly rate or maximum amount set for counselling services and, for greater certainty, the hourly rate and maximum amount for counselling services must be determined by the Director on a case-by-case basis.
2 Subsection 11L(1) of Chapter 14, as enacted by Chapter 36 of the Acts of 1992 and amended by Chapter 4 of the Acts of 2000, is further amended by adding ", within one hundred and eighty days," immediately after "may" in the fourth line.
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