Friday, May 12, 2006

Nova Scotia's Personal Information International Disclosure Protection Act to die on the order paper

Nova Scotia's proposed Personal Information International Disclosure Protection Act is set to die on the order paper as the new Premier is expected to ask the Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia to disband the legislature and call an election for June 13.

For coverage of the imminent election call, see: The ChronicleHerald.ca: Premier poised for June vote: Election announcement "matter of hours now,’ Tory source says

For more on Bill 16, see The Canadian Privacy Law Blog: Bill 16: The Personal Information International Disclosure Protection Act (Nova Scotia) and The Canadian Privacy Law Blog: Nova Scotia introduces amendments to thwart USA Patriot Act.

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