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Labour and Advanced Education

Amusement Device Licence

 
Who Needs This Licence?
Anyone who wants to operate amusement devices in Nova Scotia (such as those found at a Maritime Rides and Attractions midway, or at a theme park such as Upper Clements Park).
Issuing Department / Agency:
Labour and Advanced Education
Where can you get this Licence?

Technical Safety Division
Elevators and Lifts Inspection Services
Labour and Advanced Education

Phone: 902-424-3200
Toll free 1-844-424-3200
Fax: 902-428-8770
Email: Karen.oliver@novascotia.ca

Office Location:
103 Garland Avenue 3rd Floor,
Dartmouth NS

Mailing Address:
103 Garland Avenue 3rd Floor,
Dartmouth NS B3B 0K5
Application Forms & Process:
The Owner of the amusement devices notifies the above-named Division of Labour and Advanced Education , either by phone, mail, or by fax, of the Owner's proposed schedule, and makes an inspection request.

Labour and Advanced Education inspects and, if devices pass inspection, issues a report and licence.
Waiting Period:
5 to 10 business days
Provided that all the items that must accompany the application have been received
Expiry & Renewal:
This licence is valid for 1 year from the date it is issued. Once it expires, it is invalid, and one must get a new permit.
Price:
$193.23 Initial Registration fee for new devices

$128.85 Annual Inspection fee
Related Requirements:
  1. Payment of tax / fee under Theatre and Amusement Act .

  2. Proof of insurance liability must be provided to the Inspector.
Additional Information:
None
Legislative Authority:
Amusement Devices Safety Act and Regulations, Statutes of Nova Scotia, 1975, Chapter 29, Sections 2 and 8

Last Updated: April 2015

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