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Mariners' Day Act


(as introduced)

5th Session, 61st General Assembly
Nova Scotia
62 Elizabeth II, 2013

Government Bill

Mariners' Day Act

The Honourable Sterling Belliveau
Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture

First Reading: April 29, 2013

Second Reading: April 30, 2013

Third Reading: May 6, 2013 (LINK TO BILL AS PASSED)

An Act Respecting
a Memorial Day for Mariners

WHEREAS Nova Scotia is a province with strong and long-standing connections to the sea;

AND WHEREAS the House of Assembly believes that there should be a day set aside on which to commemorate, each and every year, the many Nova Scotian mariners, men and women, who have lost their lives at sea;

THEREFORE be it enacted by the Governor and Assembly as follows:

1 This Act may be cited as the Mariners' Day Act.

2 Throughout the Province, in each and every year, the second Sunday in August shall be kept and observed under the name of Mariners' Day.


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