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Approbation du règlement de la loi sur la capacité et la prise de décisions des adultes

Justice

December 14, 2017 2:43 PM

JUSTICE --- Approbation du règlement de la loi sur la capacité et la prise de décisions des adultes
Le gouverneur en conseil a approuvé aujourd’hui, 14 décembre, le règlement de la loi sur la capacité et la prise de décisions des adultes (Adult Capacity and Decision-making Act) en préparation à l’entrée en vigueur de la loi le 28 décembre prochain.

Adult Capacity and Decision-making Regulations Approved

Justice

December 14, 2017 2:38 PM

JUSTICE--Adult Capacity and Decision-making Regulations Approved
Regulations for the Adult Capacity and Decision-making Act were approved by Governor-in-Council today, Dec. 14, in preparation for the act coming into force Dec. 28.

Province Announces First Decisions on Legalization of Cannabis

Justice

December 7, 2017 9:35 AM

JUSTICE--Province Announces First Decisions on Legalization of Cannabis
Following consultation with Nova Scotians, health experts, law enforcement officials, municipalities, and other stakeholder groups, the province announced key decisions about the legalization of cannabis today, Dec. 7.

Le gouvernement provincial annonce ses premières décisions concernant la légalisation du cannabis

Justice

December 7, 2017 9:35 AM

JUSTICE--Le gouvernement provincial annonce ses premières décisions concernant la légalisation du cannabis
Après avoir consulté les Néo-Écossais, les experts en santé, les services de police, les municipalités et d'autres intervenants, le gouvernement provincial a annoncé, aujourd'hui 7 décembre, les décisions clés qui ont été prises concernant la légalisation du cannabis.

Josiah Sparks Murder Added to Rewards Program

Justice

December 5, 2017 12:36 PM

JUSTICE--Josiah Sparks Murder Added to Rewards Program
The Homicide Unit of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division and the provincial government are taking additional steps to help solve a September 2017 murder in Halifax Regional Municipality.

Partnership with Police and MADD for Safer Holiday Roads

Justice

December 1, 2017 3:02 PM

JUSTICE--Partnership with Police and MADD for Safer Holiday Roads
Government, law enforcement agencies and MADD Canada are working together again to help keep impaired drivers off the roads this holiday season.

Soutien aux victimes d'agression sexuelle

Justice

November 10, 2017 10:25 AM

JUSTICE--Soutien aux victimes d'agression sexuelle
Une consultation juridique gratuite est offerte aux femmes et aux victimes d'agression sexuelle.

Support for Victims of Sexual Assault

Justice

November 10, 2017 10:23 AM

JUSTICE--Support for Victims of Sexual Assault
Women and victims and survivors of sexual assault will now have access to free, independent legal advice.

Gender Parity Achieved on Provincial and Family Court

Justice

November 10, 2017 9:47 AM

PREMIER’S OFFICE/JUSTICE--Gender Parity Achieved on Provincial and Family Court
Ann Marie Simmons, chief federal prosecutor with the Public Prosecution Service of Canada, was appointed as a new provincial and family court judge today, Nov. 10.

Clocks Fall Back on Nov. 5

Justice

November 3, 2017 8:37 AM

JUSTICE--Clocks Fall Back on Nov. 5
Nova Scotians will gain an extra hour of sleep Sunday, Nov. 5, when daylight saving time ends.

Call for Intervenors in Review of Public Services Sustainability Act

Justice

October 23, 2017 12:04 PM

JUSTICE--Call for Intervenors in Review of Public Services Sustainability Act
Government has referred sections seven to 23 of the Public Services Sustainability (2015) Act to the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal for an opinion on constitutionality under the Charter of Rights and Freedoms.

Legislation to Strengthen Enforcement, Collection of Child and Spousal Support Proclaimed

Justice

October 18, 2017 11:39 AM

JUSTICE--Legislation to Strengthen Enforcement, Collection of Child and Spousal Support Proclaimed
Amendments passed last fall to strengthen the province's ability to collect court-ordered child and spousal support are now in effect.

Serious Incident Response Team Appoints Interim Director

Justice

October 16, 2017 11:49 AM

JUSTICE--Serious Incident Response Team Appoints Interim Director
The province has appointed retired senior Crown attorney John Scott as interim director of the province’s Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT). Work is underway to hire a permanent director.

Début des consultations sur le cannabis

Justice

October 6, 2017 9:51 AM

JUSTICE--Début des consultations sur le cannabis
Le cannabis sera légalisé au Canada d'ici juillet 2018, et on demande aux Néo-Écossais de soumettre leurs opinions à ce sujet. Un sondage en ligne a été lancé aujourd'hui 6 octobre, et sera en ligne jusqu'au 27 octobre.

Nova Scotia Launches Cannabis Consultation

Justice

October 6, 2017 9:49 AM

JUSTICE--Nova Scotia Launches Cannabis Consultation
Cannabis will be legal in Canada by July 2018 and Nova Scotians are being asked to share their thoughts. An online survey was launched today, Oct. 6 and runs to Oct. 27.

Nouvelle loi sur les images intimes et la cyberprotection

Justice

October 5, 2017 1:26 PM

JUSTICE--Nouvelle loi sur les images intimes et la cyberprotection
Le gouvernement a déposé aujourd'hui 5 octobre une nouvelle loi qui contribuera à la protection des victimes de cyberintimidation.

Intimate Images and Cyber-protection Act Introduced

Justice

October 5, 2017 1:23 PM

JUSTICE--Intimate Images and Cyber-protection Act Introduced
Government introduced a new law today, Oct. 5, intended to help protect victims of cyber-bullying.

La loi sur la capacité et la prise de décisions des adultes respectera l’autonomie des adultes dans leur prise de décisions

Justice

October 2, 2017 4:22 PM

JUSTICE--La loi sur la capacité et la prise de décisions des adultes respectera l’autonomie des adultes dans leur prise de décisions
La Nouvelle-Écosse a déposé un projet de loi qui reconnaîtra l’autonomie et l’indépendance des adultes dont la capacité est diminuée tout en protégeant les personnes qui ne peuvent pas prendre elles-mêmes certaines décisions.

Adult Capacity and Decision-making Act to Respect Autonomy of Adults in Decision-making

Justice

October 2, 2017 4:19 PM

JUSTICE-- Adult Capacity and Decision-making Act to Respect Autonomy of Adults in Decision-making
Nova Scotia has introduced a new act that will recognize the autonomy and independence of adults who have diminished capacity while protecting those who cannot make certain decisions for themselves.

Offender Assaulted at the Central Nova Scotia Correctional Facility

Justice

September 22, 2017 4:05 PM

JUSTICE--Offender Assaulted at the Central Nova Scotia Correctional Facility
An offender was assaulted by three other offenders at the Central Nova Scotia Correctional Facility in Dartmouth at 5:40 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 21.

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