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Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick
Status of Legislation - First Reading Bill
An Act to Amend the Time Definition Act
 
Legislature :
55
Session :
3
Bill No. :
43
Member :
Hon. Lord
First Reading :
2006-4-11
Second Reading :
2006-4-12
Committee of the Whole :
2006-6-20
Amended :
Third Reading :
2006-6-21
Royal Assent :
2006-6-22
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  Bill 43         
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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 Time Definition Act, chapter T-6 of the Revised Statutes, 1973, is amended



(a)               in subsection (3) by striking out "in each year between one minute after twelve o'clock in the forenoon of the first Sunday in April and one minute after twelve o'clock in the forenoon of the last Sunday in October" and substituting "in each year during the period between 2 a.m. of the first Sunday in April and 2 a.m. of the last Sunday in October";



(b)               by adding after subsection (3) the following:



1(4)                   Notwithstanding subsections (2) and (3), in the year 2007 and in every subsequent year during the period between 2 a.m. of the second Sunday in March and 2 a.m. of the first Sunday in November, time shall be reckoned as three hours behind Greenwich Mean Time.



1(5)                   Notwithstanding subsections (2), (3) and (4), the Lieutenant-Governor in Council may make regulations prescribing the period during which time shall be reckoned as three hours behind Greenwich Mean Time and the year or years in which such period applies.



COMMENCEMENT

2                           This Act comes into force on March 1, 2007.



EXPLANATORY NOTES



Section 1



(a)               The existing provision reads as follows:



1(3)                   Notwithstanding subsection (2), in each year between one minute after twelve o'clock in the forenoon of the first Sunday in April and one minute after twelve o'clock in the forenoon of the last Sunday in October, time shall be reckoned as three hours behind Greenwich Mean Time.



(b)               New provisions.



Section 2



Commencement provision.
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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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