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Civil Service Act (amended)


(as passed, with amendments)

2nd Session, 62nd General Assembly
Nova Scotia
63 Elizabeth II, 2014

Private Member's Bill

Civil Service Act


Chuck Porter
Hants West

First Reading: October 8, 2014 (LINK TO BILL AS INTRODUCED)

Second Reading: October 28, 2014

Third Reading: November 6, 2014 (WITH COMMITTEE AMENDMENTS)

Royal Assent: November 20, 2014

An Act to Amend Chapter 70
of the Revised Statutes, 1989,
the Civil Service Act

Be it enacted by the Governor and Assembly as follows:

1 Section 21 of Chapter 70 of the Revised Statutes, 1989, the Civil Service Act, is repealed and the following Section substituted:

21 (1) In this Section, "honourably released" means honourably released within the meaning of subparagraph 15.01(4)(d) of the Queen's Regulations and Orders for the Canadian Forces under the National Defence Act (Canada).

(2) Persons who are otherwise eligible for appointment to an excluded position in the Civil Service and who have qualifications equal to the qualifications of other applicants for a position and who have served in the Canadian Armed Forces and who were honourably released shall be given preference for an appointment to the Civil Service.


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