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Exemption from Disclosure of Compensation Regulations

made under Section 9 of the

Public Service Compensation Disclosure Act

S.N.S 2010, c. 43

O.I.C. 2015-156 (June 2, 2015), N.S. Reg. 229/2015


1     These regulations may be cited as the Exemption from Disclosure of Compensation Regulations.


2     In these regulations,


“Act” means the Public Sector Compensation Disclosure Act;


“school board” has the meaning provided in the Education Act.

School boards

3     (1)    In this Section, “report” means a school board’s report on salaries and expenses required by Section 65 of the Education Act.


       (2)    A public sector body that is a school board is exempt from the disclosure requirement in the Act if the school board provides a report in accordance with the Education Act and complies with this Section.


       (3)    A school board must provide a copy of its report to the Minister at the same time that it files the report under Section 65 of the Education Act.


       (4)    The copy of the report provided to the Minister under subsection (3) must be in an electronic format that is approved by the Minister and allows the Minister to post the information in a publicly accessible manner on the Department of Finance and Treasury Board’s website.

Information disclosed under other enactments

4     If the information required by the Act to be disclosed is disclosed by a public sector body in accordance with another enactment and in a manner that is accessible to the public, the Minister may deem that disclosure to satisfy the requirements of the Act.