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Miners' Memorial Day Act

BILL NO. 189

(as introduced)

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



Private Member's Bill



Miners' Memorial Day Act



The Honourable Murray K. Scott
Cumberland South



First Reading: October 30, 2008

Second Reading: November 18, 2008

Third Reading: November 20, 2008 (WITH COMMITTEE AMENDMENTS) (LINK TO BILL AS PASSED)

An Act Respecting a Memorial Day
to Honour Miners

WHEREAS June 11th is commonly known as Davis Day or Miners' Memorial Day in memory of William Davis, a coal miner who died on that day in 1925, and all miners who have died in Nova Scotia's coal mines;

THEREFORE be it enacted by the Governor and Assembly as follows:

1 This Act may be cited as the Miners' Memorial Day Act.

2 Throughout the Province, in each and every year, June 11th shall be kept and observed under the name of Miners' Memorial Day.

3 This Act comes into force on such day as the Governor in Council orders and declares by proclamation.


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