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The Law Foundation of Nova Scotia was created in 1976 by an amendment to the Barristers and Solicitors Act, which was replaced in May 2005 by the Legal Profession Act. The Legal Profession Act is the governing legislation of lawyers in Nova Scotia. The Law Foundation Regulations were made under the authority of the Legal Profession Act  



The Law Foundation of Nova Scotia's Grant Application Form is available to download in MS Word format.

Deadline for 2016-17 grants: September 15, 2015

  The objects of the Foundation are:  

"to establish and maintain a fund to be used for the examination, research, revision and reform of and public access to the law, legal education, the administration of justice in the Province and other purposes incidental or conducive to or consequential upon the attainment of any such objects."


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Contact: Executive Director, Law Foundation of Nova Scotia
Suite 1305, Cogswell Tower, 2000 Barrington St., Halifax, NS B3J 3K1
Tel: (902) 422-8335 Fax (902) 492-0424

© Law Foundation of Nova Scotia - Last Updated - June 2015