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Judicature Act (amended)

BILL NO. 220

(as passed)

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



Government Bill



Judicature Act
(amended)

CHAPTER 60 OF THE ACTS OF 2008



The Honourable Cecil P. Clarke
Minister of Justice



First Reading: November 14, 2008 (LINK TO BILL AS INTRODUCED)

Second Reading: November 18, 2008

Third Reading: November 24, 2008

Royal Assent: November 25, 2008

An Act to Amend Chapter 240
of the Revised Statutes, 1989,
the Judicature Act

Be it enacted by the Governor and Assembly as follows:

1 Section 47 of Chapter 240 of the Revised Statutes, 1989, the Judicature Act, is amended by adding immediately after subsection (3) the following subsection:

(3A) Notwithstanding subsections (1) to (3) and Section 51, the Civil Procedure Rules made by the judges of the Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court on the sixth day of June, 2008, and tabled in the House of Assembly by the Minister of Justice, are hereby ratified and confirmed and are declared to be the Civil Procedure Rules of the Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court and shall have the force of law as and to the extent provided in those Civil Procedure Rules until varied in accordance with the provisions of this Act.

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


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