BILL NO. 82
5th Session, 61st General Assembly
62 Elizabeth II, 2013
Private Member's Bill
Provincial Flag Act
First Reading: May 6, 2013
Second Reading: May 7, 2013
Third Reading: May 9, 2013 (LINK TO BILL AS PASSED)
WHEREAS Armorial Bearings were granted to Nova Scotia by King Charles I and recorded in the Office of Our Lyon King of Arms in Scotland in 1625;
AND WHEREAS by Royal Warrant bearing date the twenty-sixth day of May, 1868, Her Majesty Queen Victoria granted and assigned a new Armorial Ensign to the Province of Nova Scotia along with certain Armorial Ensigns to the Provinces of Ontario, Quebec and New Brunswick, and a great Seal for the Dominion of Canada;
AND WHEREAS by Royal Warrant bearing date the nineteenth day of January, 1929, His Majesty King George V in his Princely Grace and Special Favour did cancel and annul the said Royal Warrant bearing date the twenty-sixth day of May, 1868, in so far as it related to the Armorial Ensigns of the Province and in substitution therefor granted and confirmed the 1625 Armorial Bearings;
Argent, a Cross of St. Andrew Azure, charged with an escutcheon of the Royal Arms of Scotland.
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