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Transgendered Persons Protection Act

BILL NO. 140

(as passed)

4th Session, 61st General Assembly
Nova Scotia
61 Elizabeth II, 2012

Government Bill

Transgendered Persons Protection Act


The Honourable Ross Landry
Minister responsible for the Human Rights Act

First Reading: November 20, 2012 (LINK TO BILL AS INTRODUCED)

Second Reading: November 23, 2012

Third Reading: November 30, 2012

Royal Assent: December 6, 2012

An Act to Amend Chapter 214
of the Revised Statutes, 1989,
the Human Rights Act,
to Protect the Rights of Transgendered Persons

Be it enacted by the Governor and Assembly as follows:

1 This Act may be cited as the Transgendered Persons Protection Act.

2 Subsection 5(1) of Chapter 214, the Human Rights Act, as enacted by Chapter 12 of the Acts of 1991, is amended by adding immediately after clause (n) the following clauses:

(na) gender identity;

(nb) gender expression;


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