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Environment Act (amended)

BILL NO. 21

(as introduced)

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



Private Member's Bill



Environment Act
(amended)



Lenore Zann
Truro–Bible Hill–Millbrook–Salmon River



First Reading: October 3, 2017

(Explanatory Note)

Second Reading:

Third Reading:

Explanatory Note

This Bill prohibits the burning of tires in the Province.

An Act to Amend Chapter 1
of the Acts of 1994-95,
the Environment Act

Be it enacted by the Governor and Assembly as follows:

1 Chapter 1 of the Acts of 1994-95, the Environment Act, is amended by adding immediately after Section 111 the following Section:

111A No person shall burn tires in the Province unless the Minister has caused there to be a full public review which must include consideration of the effect for public health.

2 Chapter 1 is further amended by adding immediately after Section 159A the following Section:

159B A person who contravenes Section 111A is guilty of an offence and liable to a fine of five hundred dollars for each tire burned in the Province.


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