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Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick
Status of Legislation - First Reading Bill
An Act to Amend the Employment Standards Act
 
Legislature :
55
Session :
1
Bill No. :
31
Member :
Hon. Mrs. Blaney
First Reading :
2004-3-31
Second Reading :
2004-4-2
Committee of the Whole :
2004-5-4
Amended :
2004-5-4
Third Reading :
2004-5-5
Royal Assent :
2004-5-28
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  Bill 31         
Note :
See amendment at the end of the text of the Bill.
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Text of Bill :
Her Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick, enacts as follows:



1                           Section 1 of the Employment Standards Act, chapter E-7.2 of the Acts of New Brunswick, 1982, is amended by repealing the definition "public holiday" and substituting the following:



"public holiday" means New Year's Day, Good Friday, Canada Day, New Brunswick Day, Labour Day, Remembrance Day and Christmas Day, and includes any day substituted for one of those days under this Act;



EXPLANATORY NOTE



Section 1



The existing provision is as follows:



"public holiday" means New Year's Day, Canada Day, Labour Day, Christmas Day, Good Friday and New Brunswick Day, and includes any day substituted for one of those days under this Act;
Amendment :Section 23

Add after section 1 the following:

2 Section 23 of the Act is amended by striking out "a minimum of six paid holidays" and substituting "a minimum of seven paid holidays".
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Legend
* Private Bill
** Bill referred to Standing Committee on Law Amendments
+ Private Member's Public Bill
++ Motion for second reading defeated
+++ Debate at second reading adjourned
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