BILL NO. 35
2nd Session, 63rd General Assembly
67 Elizabeth II, 2018
Private Member's Bill
First Reading: September 14, 2018
(a) requires every department of the Government of Nova Scotia to designate a person to collect, compile and publish statistical information with respect to its clients, users and persons in its care;
(b) specifies the type of information to be gathered, the basis on which information is provided and the use that may be made of it; and
(c) requires the department to report on the use of the information collected in its annual report.
1 Chapter 441 of the Revised Statutes, 1989, the Statistics Act, is amended by adding immediately after Section 5 the following heading and Sections:
- 5A (1) Each department shall designate a person to perform the functions and exercise the powers set out in subsection 4(1).
5B The departmental designee under subsection 5A(1) shall request that information be provided on a voluntary basis by the department's clients, users of its services and those who have been detained or are in custody or are in the department's care.
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