Registry of Regulations
For example, let's suppose that Section 3 of a hypothetical set of regulations is amended. The consolidation for that set of regulations would show Section 3, as amended, plus a note indicating the regulations which amended it, like so:
The original regulation number, as well as the latest amending regulation number are always found at the beginning of our consolidations, like so:
Thus, the above regulations would have originated with N.S. Reg. 1/2010 (the "base regulation") and are consolidated up to N.S. Reg. 75/2016, with the dates indicating the day the regulations were made. "As amended to" indicates that the regulation has been amended, and the N.S. Reg. number listed is the most recent amendment included in the consolidated text.
The full text of most of Nova Scotia's regulations are available online. If the regulations are available online, you will see a link to the online version next to the name of the regulations in the Regulations by Act index.
Not included are:
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New regulation numbers are entered into the Regulations by Act index within 24 hours of filing at the Office of the Registrar of Regulations. The full text of the new or amended regulations is uploaded later, within 2 weeks after publication in the Royal Gazette Part II. When we enter the new regulation information, we place a note under the regulation listing indicating the update until the full-text version of the new regulations or consolidation is available.
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This consolidation is unofficial and is for reference only. For the official version of the regulations, consult the original documents on file with the Office of the Registrar of Regulations, or refer to the Royal Gazette Part II.