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Adjudicative Bodies Designation Regulations

made under Section 18A of the

Interpretation Act

R.S.N.S. 1989, c. 235

O.I.C. 2004-276 (July 9, 2004), N.S. Reg. 176/2004

as amended by O.I.C. 2011-434 (December 20, 2011), N.S. Reg. 328/2011


1     These regulations may be cited as the Adjudicative Bodies Designation Regulations.

Designated adjudicative bodies

2     The following adjudicative bodies are hereby designated for purposes of Section 18A of the Interpretation Act:


       Adoption Appeal Board

       Advisory Council on Heritage Property

       Agricultural Marshlands Conservation Commission

Assistance Appeal Board (Employment Support and Income Assistance Act)

       College of Dental Hygienists of Nova Scotia

       College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Nova Scotia

       College of Occupational Therapists of Nova Scotia

       College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia

College of Registered Nurses of Nova Scotia

Crop and Livestock Arbitration Board

Denturist Licensing Board

       Elevators and Lifts Appeal Board

       Farm Practices Board

       Farm Registration Appeal Committee

       Fire Safety Appeal Board

       Labour Board

       Midwifery Council of Nova Scotia

       Natural Products Marketing Council

       Nova Scotia Association of Medical Radiation Technologists

       Nova Scotia Board of Examiners in Psychology

       Nova Scotia Boxing Authority

       Nova Scotia Building Advisory Committee

       Nova Scotia College of Chiropractors

       Nova Scotia College of Counselling Therapists

       Nova Scotia College of Dispensing Opticians

       Nova Scotia College of Medical Laboratory Technologists

       Nova Scotia College of Optometrists

       Nova Scotia College of Pharmacists

       Nova Scotia College of Physiotherapists

       Nova Scotia College of Respiratory Therapists 

       Nova Scotia Dental Technicians Association

       Nova Scotia Dietetic Association

Nova Scotia Environmental Assessment Board

[Note: Effective October 1, 2012, the Environment Act is amended by S.N.S. 2011, c. 61, which abolishes the Nova Scotia Environmental Assessment Board and provides for Minister-appointed environmental assessment panels.]

Nova Scotia Insurance Review Board

       Nova Scotia Primary Forests Products Marketing Board

       Nova Scotia Police Review Board

       Nova Scotia Securities Commission

       Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board

       On-site Services Advisory Board

       Peggy’s Cove Commission

       Provincial Appeal Board under the Health Authorities Act

       Provincial Dental Board of Nova Scotia

       Radiation Health Advisory Committee

       Regional Assessment Appeal Court

       Review Board under the Involuntary Psychiatric Treatment Act

Section 2 amended: O.I.C. 2011-434, N.S. Reg. 328/2011.

[Note: Clause (b) of O.I.C. 2004-276 states that, unless otherwise provided by Order of the Governor in Council, the time limit for jurisdiction of a member of a designated body under subsection 18A(3) of the Act is 6 months.]