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Environment Act (amended)

BILL NO. 26

(as passed, with amendments)

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



Private Member's Bill



Environment Act
(amended)

CHAPTER 56 OF THE ACTS OF 2008



Keith Colwell
Preston



First Reading: November 27, 2007 (LINK TO BILL AS INTRODUCED)

Second Reading: November 18, 2008

Third Reading: November 21, 2008 (WITH COMMITTEE AMENDMENTS)

Royal Assent: November 25, 2008

An Act to Amend Chapter 1
of the Acts of 1994-95,
the Environment Act, to Prohibit
the Burning of Tires in Nova Scotia

Be it enacted by the Governor and Assembly as follows:

1 Chapter 1 of the Acts of 1994-95, the Environment Act, is amended by adding immediately after Section 111 the following Section:

111A No person shall burn tires in the Province unless the Minister has caused there to be a full public review which must include consideration of the effect for public health.

2 Chapter 1 is further amended by adding immediately after Section 159A the following Section:

159B A person who contravenes Section 111A is guilty of an offence and liable to a fine of five hundred dollars for each tire burned in the Province.

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


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