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State of Emergency Forms Regulations

made under Section 25 of the

Emergency Management Act

S.N.S. 1990, c. 8

O.I.C. 2008-211 (April 22, 2008), N.S. Reg. 255/2008


Citation

1     These regulations may be cited as the State of Emergency Forms Regulations.


State of emergency forms

2     (1)    A declaration of a state of emergency by the Minister must be in Form 1.

 

       (2)    A renewal of a state of emergency by the Minister must be in Form 2.

 

       (3)    A termination of a state of emergency by the Minister must be in Form 3.


State of local emergency forms

3     (1)    A declaration of a state of local emergency by a municipal council must be in Form 4.

 

       (2)    A declaration of a state of local emergency by a mayor or warden must be in Form 5.

 

       (3)    A renewal of a state of local emergency by a municipality must be in Form 6.

 

       (4)    A termination of a state of local emergency by a municipal council must be in Form 7.

 

       (5)    The termination of a state of local emergency by the Minister must be in Form 8.

 

[Note: the references to the Minister of Emergency Management in Forms 1, 2, 3, 6 and 8 have been updated in accordance with Order in Council 2011-147 under the Public Service Act, R.S.N.S. 1989, c. 376, which transfers responsibility for emergency management to the Department of Justice and the Minister of Justice, effective April 19, 2011.]


Form 1

Declaration of State of Emergency by Minister

(Subsection 12(1) of the Emergency Management Act)


The following area is or may soon be encountering an emergency that requires prompt action to prevent harm or damage to the safety, health or welfare of persons or to prevent damage to property:


Emergency area:

[ ]   all of Nova Scotia

[ ]   the area of Nova Scotia generally described as:

________________________________________________________________________

________________________________________________________________________

________________________________________________________________________


Nature of the emergency:

____________________________________________________________________________

____________________________________________________________________________

____________________________________________________________________________


(Check one of A or B)

A    I have consulted with the following, as required by subsection 12(1) of the Emergency Management Act:

 

       [ ]    a majority of the members of the Provincial Emergency Management Committee

       [ ]    a quorum of the Executive Council of the Province

OR

B     [ ]    It is impractical to consult with the persons listed above.


I am satisfied that an emergency, as defined in clause 2(b) of Chapter 8 of the Acts of 1990, the Emergency Management Act, exists or may exist in the emergency area.


I hereby declare a state of emergency in the emergency area stated in this declaration on and after __________ (time - specify a.m./p.m.) on _________________, 20___.


If this declaration is not renewed or terminated, the state of emergency remains in effect until 14 days after the date and time it is declared, or the earlier date and time set out below:

 

Date of termination: _______ (time - specify a.m./p.m.) on ______________, 20___.


Dated at _______________________, Nova Scotia, _________________, 20___.


 

______________________________

Hon. (name of Minister)

Minister of Justice




Form 2

Renewal of a State of Emergency by Minister

(Subsection 19(2) of the Emergency Management Act)


On _________________, 20___, a state of emergency was declared for the following area:


Emergency area:

[ ]   all of Nova Scotia

[ ]   the area of Nova Scotia generally described as:

________________________________________________________________________

________________________________________________________________________

________________________________________________________________________


Nature of the emergency:

____________________________________________________________________________

____________________________________________________________________________

____________________________________________________________________________


I am satisfied that an emergency, as defined in clause 2(b) of Chapter 8 of the Acts of 1990, the Emergency Management Act, continues to exist or may exist in the emergency area.


I hereby renew the state of emergency in the emergency area stated in this declaration on and after _______ (time - specify a.m./p.m.) on _________________, 20___.


If this declaration is not renewed or terminated, the state of emergency remains in effect until 14 days after the date and time it is declared, or the earlier date and time set out below:

 

Date of termination: _______ (time - specify a.m./p.m.) on ______________, 20___.


Dated at _______________________, Nova Scotia, _________________, 20___.

 

______________________________

Hon. (name of Minister)

Minister of Justice


Governor in Council approval:

This renewal was approved by the Governor in Council in accordance with subsection 19(2) of the Emergency Management Act on _________________, 20___.




Form 3

Termination of a State of Emergency by Minister

(Subsection 18(1) of the Emergency Management Act)


On _________________, 20___, a state of emergency was declared for the following area:


Emergency area:

[ ]   all of Nova Scotia

[ ]   the area of Nova Scotia generally described as:

________________________________________________________________________

________________________________________________________________________

________________________________________________________________________


Nature of the emergency:

____________________________________________________________________________

____________________________________________________________________________

____________________________________________________________________________


I am satisfied that an emergency, as defined in clause 2(b) of Chapter 8 of the Acts of 1990, the Emergency Management Act, no longer exists in the emergency area.


I hereby terminate the state of emergency in the emergency area stated in this termination on and after _______ (time - specify a.m./p.m.) on _________________, 20___.


Dated at _______________________, Nova Scotia, _________________, 20___.

 

______________________________

Hon. (name of Minister)

Minister of Justice




Form 4

Declaration of a State of Local Emergency by Council of Municipality

(Subsection 12(2) of the Emergency Management Act)


The following area is or may soon be encountering an emergency that requires prompt action to protect property or the health, safety or welfare of persons therein:


Emergency area:

The area of Nova Scotia generally described as:

____________________________________________________________________________

____________________________________________________________________________

____________________________________________________________________________

 

Nature of the emergency:

____________________________________________________________________________

____________________________________________________________________________

____________________________________________________________________________

 

I am satisfied that an emergency, as defined in clause 2(b) of Chapter 8 of the Acts of 1990, the Emergency Management Act, exists or may exist in the emergency area.

 

I hereby declare a state of local emergency in the emergency area stated in this declaration on and after _______ (time - specify a.m./p.m.) on _________________, 20___.

 

If this declaration is not renewed or terminated, the state of emergency remains in effect until 7 days after the date and time it is declared, or the earlier date and time set out below:

 

Date of termination: _______ (time - specify a.m./p.m.) on ______________, 20___.

 

 

Dated at _______________________, Nova Scotia, _________________, 20___.

 

                                                    

                                                    Council of Municipality

 

Name

 

Position

 

(Authorized by Resolution No. __________

dated _____________________, 20___)




Form 5

Declaration of a State of Local Emergency by the Mayor or Warden

(Subsection 12(3) of the Emergency Management Act)

 

The following area is or may soon be encountering an emergency that requires prompt action to protect property or the health, safety or welfare of persons therein:

 

Emergency area:

The area of Nova Scotia generally described as:

____________________________________________________________________________

____________________________________________________________________________

____________________________________________________________________________

 

Nature of the emergency:

____________________________________________________________________________

____________________________________________________________________________

____________________________________________________________________________

 

I am satisfied that an emergency, as defined in clause 2(b) of Chapter 8 of the Acts of 1990, the Emergency Management Act, exists or may exist in the emergency area.

 

The Council of the Municipality is unable to act.

 

(Check applicable box)

[ ]  I have consulted with a majority of the members of the Municipal Emergency Management Committee, as required by subsection 12(1) of the Emergency Management Act.

OR

[ ]  It is impractical to consult with the persons listed above.

 

I hereby declare a state of local emergency in the emergency area stated in this declaration

on and after _______ (time - specify a.m./p.m.) on _________________, 20___.

 

If this declaration is not renewed or terminated, the state of emergency remains in effect until 7 days after the date and time it is declared, or the earlier date and time set out below:

 

Date of termination: _______ (time - specify a.m./p.m.) on ______________, 20___.

 

Dated at _______________________, Nova Scotia, _________________, 20___.

 

                                                                         ______________________________

Mayor/Warden

Municipality of _________________


 



Form 6

Renewal of a State of Local Emergency by Council of Municipality,

Mayor or Warden

(Subsection 20(2) of the Emergency Management Act)

On ________________, 20___, a state of local emergency was declared for the following area:

Emergency area:

The area of Nova Scotia generally described as:

____________________________________________________________________________

____________________________________________________________________________

____________________________________________________________________________

 

Nature of the emergency:

____________________________________________________________________________

____________________________________________________________________________

____________________________________________________________________________

 

I am satisfied that an emergency, as defined in clause 2(b) of Chapter 8 of the Acts of 1990, the Emergency Management Act, continues to exist or may exist in the emergency area.

 

I hereby renew the state of local emergency in the emergency area on and after _______ (time - specify a.m./p.m.) on _________________, 20___.

 

If this declaration is not renewed or terminated, the state of emergency remains in effect until 7 days after the date and time it is declared, or the earlier date and time set out below:

 

Date of termination: _______ (time - specify a.m./p.m.) on ______________, 20___.

Dated at , Nova Scotia, , 20 .

______________________________              If Council is unable to act:

Council of Municipality

______________________________              ___________________________________

Name                                                                Mayor/Warden

______________________________

Position

(Authorized by Resolution No.

dated _____________________, 20___)

 

Minister’s approval:

This renewal was approved by the Minister of Justice in accordance with subsection 20(2) of the Emergency Management Act on _________________, 20___.

 



Form 7

Termination of a State of Local Emergency by Council of Municipality

(Subsection 18(2) of the Emergency Management Act)

 

On _________________, 20___, a state of emergency was declared for the following area:

 

Emergency area:

The area of Nova Scotia generally described as:

____________________________________________________________________________

____________________________________________________________________________

____________________________________________________________________________

 

Nature of the emergency:

____________________________________________________________________________

____________________________________________________________________________

____________________________________________________________________________

 

I am satisfied that an emergency, as defined in clause 2(b) of Chapter 8 of the Acts of 1990, the Emergency Management Act, no longer exists in the emergency area.

 

I hereby terminate the state of local emergency on and after _______ (time - specify a.m./p.m.) on _________________, 20___.

 

Dated at _______________________, Nova Scotia, _________________, 20___.

 

                                           

                                           Council of Municipality

 

Name

 

Position

(Authorized by Resolution No. _____dated ____________, 20 )

 



Form 8

Termination of a State of Local Emergency by Minister

(Clause 18(1)(b) of the Emergency Management Act)

 

On _________________, 20___ a state of local emergency was declared by the

                [ ]    Council of the Municipality

                [ ]    Warden

                [ ]    Mayor

of the Municipality of , for the following area:

 

Emergency area:

The area of Nova Scotia generally described as:

____________________________________________________________________________

____________________________________________________________________________

____________________________________________________________________________

 

Nature of the emergency:

____________________________________________________________________________

____________________________________________________________________________

____________________________________________________________________________

I am satisfied that an emergency, as defined in clause 2(b) of Chapter 8 of the Acts of 1990, the Emergency Management Act, no longer exists in the emergency area.

 

I hereby terminate the state of local emergency on and after _______ (time - specify a.m./p.m.)

on _________________, 20___.

Dated at _______________________, Nova Scotia, _________________, 20___.

 

                                                                         ______________________________

Hon. (name of Minister)

Minister of Justice