BILL NO. 67
4th Session, 61st General Assembly
61 Elizabeth II, 2012
Private Member's Bill
Buy Nova Scotia First Act
First Reading: April 27, 2012
Be it enacted by the Governor and Assembly as follows:
4 Subject to Section 7, where the Nova Scotia Government Purchasing Agency or any department or office of the public service, within the meaning of the Public Service Act, buys food items to supply the operations carried out by a department or office, it shall give preference to the purchase of local produce and shall purchase local produce in accordance with the regulations made under this Act.5 (1) The Governor in Council may make regulations
6 The Government shall, within ninety days after this Act receives Royal Assent, make public draft regulations for the purpose of this Act, including regulations further defining "local produce" with respect to agricultural and aquacultural production within the Province.
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