BILL NO. 210
2nd Session, 60th General Assembly
57 Elizabeth II, 2008
The Honourable Karen Casey
Minister of Education
First Reading: November 6, 2008
Second Reading: November 14, 2008
Third Reading: November 20, 2008 (LINK TO BILL AS PASSED)
Clause 1 eliminates the requirement for a Mi'kmaq band council to have a tuition agreement in order to have representation on a regional school board.
Clause 2 provides that a school board shall not engage in or carry out any commercial activity without the approval of the Minister.
Clause 3 provides that, on and after September 1, 2009, a school board shall provide for the supervision of students during the student's lunch break at no cost to the student.
Clause 4 removes out-dated references to the Southwest Regional School Board.
Clause 5 repeals an unproclaimed provision that repeals subsections 48(4) and (5) of the Education Act which permit a municipality to recover election costs from a school board.
Clause 6 provides that this Act comes into force on proclamation.
1 Subsection 42(4) of Chapter 1 of the Acts of 1995-96, the Education Act, is amended by striking out "that has a tuition agreement with a Mi'kmaq band council" in the third and fourth lines.
2 Section 64A of Chapter 1, as enacted by Chapter 5 of the Acts of 2002, is amended by striking out "Governor in Council" in the third line and substituting "Minister".
3 Section 64D of Chapter 1 is repealed and the following Section substituted:
5 Section 47 of Chapter 9 of the Acts of 2003, the Municipal Law Amendment (2003) Act, is repealed.
6 This Act comes into force on such day as the Governor in Council order and declares by proclamation.
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