Dalhousie Law Journal


Canada, regulation, labour relations, employment, health and safety, Nova Scotia Accord Act, offshore, oil, gas, legislation


In Canada responsibility for regulating labour relations, employment and occupational health and safety matters is shared between the federal and provincial governments. In this paper the author describes the complexities of the legislative regime governing the Nova Scotia offshore. Specifically, he looks at section 157 of the Nova Scotia Accord Act (Canada), certification of workers offshore, and occupational health and safety legislation.