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Education Act (amended)

BILL NO. 14

(as introduced)

1st Session, 63rd General Assembly
Nova Scotia
66 Elizabeth II, 2017



Private Member's Bill



Education Act
(amended)



Tim Halman
Dartmouth East



First Reading: September 29, 2017

(Explanatory Note)

Second Reading:

Third Reading:

Explanatory Note

This Bill requires school boards to adopt comprehensive discipline policies and gives principals and teachers the ability to enforce them.

An Act to Amend Chapter 1
of the Acts of 1995-96,
the Education Act,
Respecting Discipline

Be it enacted by the Governor and Assembly as follows:

1 Subsection 26(1) of Chapter 1 of the Acts of 1995-96, the Education Act, as amended by Chapter 4 of the Acts of 2004, Chapter 56 of the Acts of 2012 and Chapter 16 of the Acts of 2015, is further amended by adding immediately after clause (l) the following clause:

(la) enforce a discipline policy adopted by the school board under clause 64(r);

2 Subsection 38(2) of Chapter 1, as amended by Chapter 56 of the Acts of 2012 and Chapter 16 of the Acts of 2015, is further amended by adding immediately after clause (f) the following clause:

(fa) enforce a discipline policy adopted by the school board under clause 64(r);

3 Subsection 64(2) of Chapter 1, as amended by Chapter 5 of the Acts of 2002, Chapter 16 of the Acts of 2005, Chapter 54 of the Acts of 2008, Chapters 14 and 50 of the Acts of 2012, Chapter 2 of the Acts of 2013, Chapter 13 of the Acts of 2014 and Chapter 16 of the Acts of 2015, is further amended by adding immediately after clause (q) the following clause:

(r) adopt a comprehensive discipline policy for enforcement by principals and teachers;


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