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Snow Sport Helmet Regulations
made under Section 10 of the
Snow Sport Helmet Act
S.N.S. 2011, c. 47
O.I.C. 2012-337 (October 30, 2012, effective November 1, 2012), N.S. Reg. 206/2012
1 These regulations may be cited as the Snow Sport Helmet Regulations.
2 A helmet required by subsection 5(1) of the Act must meet the standards set out in the latest edition of the standards for helmets for recreational skiing and snowboarding of 1 or more of the following certification agencies:
(a) American Society for Testing and Materials;
(b) Central European Committee for Standardization;
(c) Canadian Standards Association;
(d) Snell Memorial Foundation.
3 (1) A notification sign required by subsection 6(1) of the Act must be in the form set out in Appendix A and must measure 46 cm in width and 61 cm in height.
(2) A notification sign must be displayed at a point of purchase in accordance with all of the following conditions:
(a) it must be displayed within 1 m of each cash register where lift tickets are for sale;
(b) it must be readily legible and unobstructed;
(c) it must be clearly visible to the customer at the point of purchase.
(3) A notification sign must be displayed at a lift entrance in accordance with all of the following conditions:
(a) it must be displayed at the entrance to all ski lifts;
(b) it must be clearly visible to persons before loading the ski lift;
(c) it must be readily legible and unobstructed.
(4) Notification signs must be obtained from the Department of Health and Wellness.
Appendix A: Notification Sign
NOVA SCOTIA LAW REQUIRES
ALL SKIERS AND SNOWBOARDERS
TO WEAR A PROPERLY FITTED
AND SECURELY FASTENED
SKI OR SNOWBOARD HELMET.
Helmets must meet one of the following standards: