News releases from Justice issued in the specified time period (Page 28)

Justice Receives Occupational Health and Safety Report

Justice

The Department of Justice received a report of a workplace inspection from the Department Of Labour and Workforce Development on Monday, June 9.

Minister Announces Domestic Violence Prevention Committee

Justice

Justice Minister Cecil Clarke is establishing a domestic violence prevention committee to enhance Nova Scotia's response to domestic violence.

Amendment Introduced to Children and Family Services Act

Justice

An amendment to the Children and Family Services Act will ensure that peace officers have the authority to transport young people under secure treatment certificates or orders to and from court appearances.

Air Quality Safe at Cape Breton Correctional Facility

Justice

Independent testing conducted on air samples at the Cape Breton Correctional Facility on May 17 indicates that the air quality is safe.

Amendment Introduced to Engineering Profession Act

Justice

An amendment to the Engineering Profession Act, introduced today, May 20, by Justice Minister Cecil Clarke, will increase the number of years experience needed to belong to the Association of Professional Engineers of Nova Scotia from two years to four years.

Asbestos Located in Cape Breton Correctional Facility

Justice

The Department of Justice has discovered asbestos lining pipes of the Cape Breton Correctional Facility.

Justice Receives Occupational Health and Safety Report

Justice

The Department of Justice received a report of a workplace inspection from the Department Of Labour and Workforce Development today, May 9.

Personal Directives Act Introduced

Justice

Nova Scotians will have greater control over personal-care decisions under legislation introduced today, May 9.

Corrections Officials Complete Critical Incident Review

Justice

Corrections officials have completed an internal review of the circumstances surrounding the escape of Jermaine Carvery.

Province Introduces Law to Reduce Theft of Scrap Metal

Justice

Selling stolen scrap metal will be tougher under legislation the government introduced today, May 2.

Justice Administration Amendment Act Introduced

Justice

Legislation introduced today, April 24, under the Justice Administration Amendment Act (2008) will change or update provincial legislation. The housekeeping amendments were introduced by Justice Minister and Attorney General Cecil Clarke.

Enforcement Unit Has Early Success Against Impaired Drivers

Justice / Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

A new police unit in Southwest Nova Scotia is proving effective in the fight against impaired driving.

Department Releases Terms of Reference

Justice

The Department of Justice today, April 16, announced the terms of reference for an independent external audit of the policies and procedures of correctional facilities in Nova Scotia.

Nova Scotia Welcomes New Federal Auto-theft Legislation

Justice

A proposed new federal law targeting auto theft and property crime is good news for Nova Scotians, Attorney General and Justice Minister Cecil Clarke said today, April 16.

Justice Department to Launch External Audit

Justice

Justice Minister and Attorney General Cecil Clarke today, April 10, announced the launch of an independent external audit of the policies and procedures of correctional facilities in Nova Scotia.

Dangerous Prisoner Escapes

Justice

The Justice Department is notifying the public about a Halifax man who escaped today, April 3, from the custody of two staff of the Central Nova Scotia Correctional Facility during an escort to a day-surgery appointment.

Support Grows For Campaign to Fix Youth Crime

Justice

Ten municipalities, representing half of Nova Scotia's population, have so far signed onto Nova Scotia's Fix Youth Crime campaign.

Attorney General Announces Judicial Appointments

Justice

Patrick Curran has been appointed to another five-year term as Chief Judge of the Provincial Court, announced Justice Minister and Attorney General Cecil Clarke today, March 31.

Funding for Community Programs Helps Prevent Crime

Justice

More than 30 communities are receiving one-time grants this week from the Department of Justice for projects that support Nova Scotia's crime prevention strategy, Time to Fight Crime Together.

Queens Counsel Appointment Announced

Justice

Another recipient of the prestigious Queen's Counsel designation was announced today, March 19, by Justice Minister and Attorney General Cecil Clarke.