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Cemeteries Protection Act (amended)

BILL NO. 54

(as passed)

3rd Session, 61st General Assembly
Nova Scotia
60 Elizabeth II, 2011



Private Member's Bill



Cemeteries Protection Act
(amended)

CHAPTER 13 OF THE ACTS OF 2011



Keith Bain
Victoria - The Lakes



First Reading: May 4, 2011 (LINK TO BILL AS INTRODUCED)

Second Reading: May 6, 2011

Third Reading: May 12, 2011

Royal Assent: May 19, 2011

An Act to Amend Chapter 9
of the Acts of 1998,
the Cemeteries Protection Act

Be it enacted by the Governor and Assembly as follows:

1 The title of Chapter 9 of the Acts of 1998, the Cemeteries Protection Act, is amended by adding "and Monuments" immediately after "Cemeteries".

2 Section 1 of Chapter 9 is amended by adding "and Monuments" immediately after "Cemeteries"

3 Section 2 of Chapter 9 is amended by

(a) striking out "Education and Culture" in the second line and substituting "Communities, Culture and Heritage";

(b) striking out the period at the end of clause (c) and substituting a semicolon; and

(c) adding immediately after clause (c) the following clause:

(d) "monument" means land or a public structure set aside to commemorate an event, an individual or a group.

4 Subsection 4(1) of Chapter 9 is amended by striking out "Governor in Council" in the first, in the fifth last and in the second and third last lines and substituting in each case "Minister".
5 Section 5 of Chapter 9 is amended by

(a) adding "or monument" immediately after "cemetery" in the third line; and

(b) striking out "visits" in the fourth line and substituting "or monument visits, as the case may be".

6 Section 9 of Chapter 9 is amended by adding "or monument" immediately after "cemetery" in the second line.

7 Section 5 [11] of Chapter 9 is amended by

(a) striking out "two" in the third line and substituting "twenty"; and

(b) striking out "six months" in the fourth line and substituting "two years less a day".


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