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William Davis Miners' Memorial Day Act

BILL NO. 189

(as passed, with amendments)

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

Private Member's Bill

William Davis Miners' Memorial Day Act


The Honourable Murray K. Scott
Cumberland South

First Reading: October 30, 2008 (LINK TO BILL AS INTRODUCED)

Second Reading: November 18, 2008

Third Reading: November 20, 2008 (WITH COMMITTEE AMENDMENTS)

Royal Assent: November 25, 2008

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 William Davis Miners' Memorial Day Act.

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


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