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Designation of School Regions and Establishment of School Boards Regulations

made under Section 7 of the
Education Act
S.N.S. 1995-96, c. 1
O.I.C. 96-88 (February 13, 1996), N.S. Reg. 34/2005
O.I.C. 96-187 (March 26, 1996, effective March 1, 1996), N.S. Reg. 35/2005
as amended by O.I.C. 96-437 (June 11, 1996), N.S. Reg. 39/2005
O.I.C. 96-269 (April 16, 1996, effective April 1, 1996), N.S. Reg. 36/2005
O.I.C. 96-270 (April 16, 1996, effective May 1, 1996), N.S. Reg. 37/2005
O.I.C. 96-292 (April 23, 1996, effective April 1, 1996), N.S. Reg. 38/2005
O.I.C. 96-583 (July 31, 1996, effective August 1, 1996), N.S. Reg. 40/2005
O.I.C. 96-584 (July 31, 1996, effective August 1, 1996), N.S. Reg. 41/2005

The following geographic areas of the Province are designated as school regions and the following regional school boards are established under Section 7 of the Education Act:

Regional School BoardSchool RegionO.I.C.Effective
Date
Annapolis Valley Regional School
[Name amended by O.I.C.96-437, N.S. Reg. 39/2005.]
the geographic area made up of the school districts in which public schools are Board administered by the following district school boards:
(i)   Hants West District School Board,
(ii)    Kings County District School Board,
(iii)   Annapolis District School Board
96-187Mar 1, 1996
Cape Breton-Victoria Regional School Board the geographic area made up of the school districts in which public schools are administered by the following district school boards:
(i)    Cape Breton District School Board,
(ii)    Northside-Victoria District School Board
96-269 Apr 1, 1996
Chignecto-Central Regional School Board the geographic area made up of the school districts in which public schools are administered by the following district school boards:
(i)   Cumberland District School Board,
(ii)    Colchester-East Hants District School Board,
(iii)   Pictou District School Board
96-584Aug 1, 1996
Halifax Regional School Board the geographic area made up of the school districts in which public schools are administered by the following district school boards:
(i)    Halifax District School Board,
(ii)    Dartmouth District School Board,
(iii)    Halifax County-Bedford District School Board
96-583 Aug 1, 1996
Southwest Regional School Board the geographic area made up of the school districts in which public schools are administered by the following district school boards:
(i)   Digby District School Board,
(ii)   Shelburne County District School Board,
(iii)    Lunenburg County District School Board,
(iv)   Clare-Argyle District School Board,
(v)    Yarmouth District School Board,
(vi)    Queens District School Board
96-270 May 1, 1996
Strait Regional School Board the geographic area made up of the school board districts in which public schools are administered by the following district school boards:
(i)    Inverness District School Board,
(ii)    Richmond District School Board,
(iii)    Antigonish District School Board,
(iv)    Guysborough County District School Board
96-88 Feb 13, 1996

O.I.C. 96-292
The Governor in Council on the report and recommendation of the Minister of Education and Culture dated March 26, 1996, and pursuant to Section 11 of Chapter 1 of the Acts of 1995-96, the Education Act, is pleased, effective April 1, 1996, to establish a school board with jurisdiction throughout the Province, a body corporate to be known as the Conseil scolaire acadien provincial, for the purpose of providing a French-first-language program to the children of entitled parents.