The Speaker of the Nova Scotia House of Assembly grants permission to record the televised proceedings of the Legislature for use in schools and for other purposes such as private study, research, review or newspaper summary.
Television and radio broadcasters may make use of recorded excerpts of the televised proceedings in their news or public affairs programs for the purpose of fair and accurate reports of proceedings.
Program material may not be used for political party advertising, election campaigns or any other politically partisan activity.
Program material may not be edited for use in promotional material by any political party or other organization and may not be used in any edited form that could mislead or misinform an audience or viewer, or which does not present a balanced portrayal of the proceedings in the House.
Program material may not be used in court, or before a tribunal or other body, for the purpose of questioning, commenting upon or making judgment upon the proceedings in the House.
Video program material may only be used with its original audio component and no other audio material may be added to video material used.
Video and audio material must not be used in any edited form, which has the tendency to mislead or misinform an audience or viewer; for greater certainty, in any manner that separates the video and audio elements, unless audio alone is requested, or which adds music or other sounds; or in election campaigns, promotional videos or any other politically partisan activity.
Any other commercial use or rebroadcast of these proceedings requires the express written approval of the Speaker.