Bill 19: Donation of Food Act (Historical)
This bill was last introduced in the 16th Assembly, 2nd Session, which ended in October 2008.
Introduced as a private member’s bill.
This bill has received Commissioner's Assent and is now law, but may not yet be in force.
All sorts of information on this bill is available on the Legislative Assembly's website
- Oct. 21, 2008 Passed Mr. Speaker, I move, seconded by the honourable Member for Weledeh, that Bill 19, Donation of Food Act, be read for the third time.
- Oct. 7, 2008 Passed Mr. Speaker, I move, seconded by the honourable Member for Weledeh, that Bill 19, Donation of Food Act, be read for the second time. Bill 19 provides that a person who donates food or distributes donated food is not liable for disease, injury, death or other harm resulting from the consumption of that food unless the person intended to harm the recipient or acted recklessly in donating or distributing the food. Similar provisions apply to the directors, agents, employees and volunteers of corporations involved in the donation or distribution of food. Thank you, Mr. Speaker.
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