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Smoke-free Places Act (amended)


(as passed, with amendments)

2nd Session, 60th General Assembly
Nova Scotia
56 Elizabeth II, 2007

Private Member's Bill

Smoke-free Places Act


H. David Wilson
Glace Bay

First Reading: November 23, 2007 (LINK TO BILL AS INTRODUCED)

Second Reading: December 6, 2007

Third Reading: December 13, 2007 (WITH COMMITTEE AMENDMENTS)

Royal Assent: December 13, 2007

An Act to Amend Chapter 12
of the Acts of 2002,
the Smoke-free Places Act

Be it enacted by the Governor and Assembly as follows:

1 Section 5 of Chapter 12 of the Acts of 2002, the Smoke-free Places Act, as amended by Chapter 59 of the Acts of 2005, is further amended by adding immediately after subsection (2) the following subsection:

(2A) No person shall smoke in a motor vehicle when any person under the age of nineteen years is present in the vehicle regardless of whether any window, sunroof, cartop, door or other feature of the vehicle is open.

2 Section 9 of Chapter 12 is amended by adding "(1)" immediately after the Section number and adding the following subsection:

(2) Subsection (1) does not apply to a motor vehicle.

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


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