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Partnerships and Business Names Registration Act (amended)

BILL NO. 195

(as introduced)

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



Government Bill



Partnerships and Business Names Registration Act
(amended)



The Honourable Jamie Muir
Minister of Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations



First Reading: October 30, 2008

(Explanatory Note)

Second Reading: November 6, 2008

Third Reading: November 18, 2008 (LINK TO BILL AS PASSED)

Explanatory Note

This Bill removes the requirement for Cabinet approval of certain names.

An Act to Amend Chapter 335
of the Revised Statutes, 1989,
the Partnerships and Business Names
Registration Act

Be it enacted by the Governor and Assembly as follows:

1 Subsection 4(3) of Chapter 335 of the Revised Statutes, 1989, the Partnerships and Business Names Registration Act, is amended by

(a) striking out "Except with the consent of the Governor in Council, no" in the first and second lines and substituting "No"; and

(b) striking out "which contains the word "Royal" or "Imperial" or" in the third line.

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


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