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Order #: Date of Order: Statute:
2022-224 Sep 8, 2022

Public Inquiries Act

Text of Order:

        WHEREAS by Order in Council 2020-293 dated October 21, 2020, the Governor in Council on the report and recommendation of the Attorney General and Minister of Justice ordered that a commission be issued, for the period ending on December 15, 2022, under the Public Inquiries Act, and appointed commissioners to conduct a Joint Public Inquiry into the mass shooting that took place in Nova Scotia on April 18 and 19, 2020;

        WHEREAS the commissioners have requested an extension of the date for submitting their final report to March 31, 2023;

        AND WHEREAS it is desirable to extend the period of the Joint Public Inquiry until May 15, 2023;

        THEREFORE, the Governor in Council on the report and recommendation of the Attorney General and Minister of Justice dated August 31, 2022, and pursuant to Sections 2 and 3 of Chapter 372 of the Revised Statutes of Nova Scotia, 1989, the Public Inquiries Act, is pleased, effective on and after September 8, 2022, to amend the Joint Public Inquiry (known as the Mass Casualty Commission) Mandate and Terms of Reference made by Order in Council 2020-293 dated October 21, 2020, by:

        (a) replacing “December 15, 2022” with “May 15, 2023” in paragraph (1); and

        (b) replacing “November 1, 2022” with “March 31, 2023” in paragraph (1)(d).

 

Department(s): Amends: Amended By:
  • Justice and Attorney General
  • 2020-293
  • None
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