Discussion Papers and Final Reports


Administrative Justice System

    Agencies Boards and Commissions:  The Administrative Justice System

        &  Discussion Paper - January 1996

    Reform of the Administrative Justice System in Nova Scotia

        &  Final Report - January 1997

 

Adult Guardianship / Advance Health Care Directives

    Adult Guardianship in Nova Scotia

        &  Discussion Paper - September 1993

    Living Wills in Nova Scotia

        &  Discussion Paper - November 1994

     Adult Guardianship and Personal Health Care Decisions

        &  Final Report - November 1995

 

Builders' Liens

    Builders' Lien Act

     &  Final Report - March 2013

       &  Discussion Paper - March 2012

    Builders' Liens in Nova Scotia: Reform of the Mechanics' Lien Act

       &  Discussion Paper - January 2003

       &  Final Report - June 2003

 

Contaminated Sites in Nova Scotia

 

  &  Discussion Paper - April 2009

 

Court-ordered Structured Settlements

    for Personal Injury Damage Awards

 

        &  Background Paper - August 2004

 

Domestic Violence

 

   Violence in a Domestic Context

        &  Discussion Paper - March 1993

    From Rhetoric to Reality, Ending Domestic Violence in Nova Scotia

        &  Final Report - February 1995

 

Enduring Powers of Attorney

      &  Final Report - August 2015

      &  Survey Booklet - Powers of Attorney

      &  Discussion Paper - March 2014

      &  Discussion Paper - June 1998

      &  Final Report - September 1999

Enforcement of Maintenance Obligations

 

 

Evaluation of the Nova Scotia Small Claims Court

 

  &  Final Report - March 2009

 

Family Property Division

 

  &  Family Property Discussion Paper

 

Future of the Commission

 

        &  Final Report - December 2001

 

Grandparent-Grandchild: Access

 

       &  Final Report - May 2007

       &  Discussion Paper - January 2007

 

Hospitals Act

 

    Mental Health Provisions of the Hospitals Act

        &  Discussion Paper - September 2000

        &  Final Report - February 2002

 

Interim Payment of Damages

 

        &  Discussion Paper - January 2000

        &  Final Report - January 2001

 

Joint Tortfeasors

 

    Joint Tortfeasors & the Common Law "Release Bar Rule"

        &  Final Report - September 2002

 

Jury System

 

    Reform of the Jury System in Nova Scotia

        &  Discussion Paper - May 1993

        &  Final Report - June 1994

 

Matrimonial Property

 

    Matrimonial Property in Nova Scotia:  Suggestions for a New Family Law Act

        &  Discussion Paper - April 1996

    Reform of the Law Dealing with Matrimonial Property in Nova Scotia

        &  Final Report - March 1997

    Division of Family Property Discussion Paper

        &  Division of Family Property Discussion Paper - 2016

 

Mortgage Foreclosure and Sale

 

        &  Discussion Paper - July 1997

        &  Final Report - September 1998

 

Perpetuities

 

    The Rule Against Perpetuities

 

Privity of Contract (Third Party Rights)

 

 

Probate

 

    Probate Reform in Nova Scotia

 

Seniors-only Housing

 

Seniors-only Housing

        &  Discussion Paper - December 2010

       &  Final Report - April 2011

 

Status of the Child Born Outside Marriage

 

    The Legal Status of the Child Born Outside of Marriage in Nova Scotia

        &  Discussion Paper - August 1993

        &  Final Report - March 1995

 

Vexatious Litigation

 

        &  Discussion Paper - December 2005

        &  Final Report - April 2006

 

Wills Act

    Reform of the Nova Scotia Wills Act

        &  Discussion Paper - July 2003

        &  Final Report - November 2003