Table of Precedence

  1. Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia
  2. Premier of Nova Scotia
  3. Chief Justice of Nova Scotia
  4. Former Lieutenant Governors
  5. Former Premiers
  6. Speaker of the Nova Scotia House of Assembly
  7. Members of the Executive Council of Nova Scotia
  8. Leader of the Opposition
  9. Members of the Queen's Privy Council for Canada resident in Nova Scotia
  10. Member of the Federal Cabinet who represents Nova Scotia
  11. Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia
  12. Associate Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia
  13. Associate Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia (Family Division)
  14. Justices of the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal
  15. Justices of the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia
  16. Chief Judge of the Provincial and Family Courts of Nova Scotia
  17. Associate Chief Judge of the Provincial Court of Nova Scotia
  18. Judges of the Provincial Court of Nova Scotia
  19. Associate Chief Judge of the Family Court of Nova Scotia
  20. Judges of the Family Court of Nova Scotia
  21. Leader of the Third Party
  22. Members of the Legislative Assembly of Nova Scotia (with precedence governed by the date of their first election to the Legislature)
  23. Members of the Senate who represent Nova Scotia (with precedence governed by date of appointment)
  24. Members of the House of Commons who represent Nova Scotia (with precedence governed by the date of their first election to the House of Commons)
  25. Bishop of the Diocese of Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island (Anglican)
  26. Archbishop of Halifax (Roman Catholic)
  27. Leaders of Faith Communities
  28. Consul General of France in Moncton and Halifax
  29. Consul General of the United States of America in Halifax
  30. Mayor of the Halifax Regional Municipality
  31. Commander, Maritime Forces Atlantic and Joint Task Force Atlantic
  32. Commander, 5th Canadian Division
  33. Assistant Commissioner, Royal Canadian Mounted Police