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SNL1995 CHAPTER A-4.2

AGE OF MAJORITY ACT

Amended:

CHAPTER A-4.2

AN ACT RESPECTING THE ATTAINMENT OF THE AGE OF MAJORITY

(Assented to December 21, 1995)

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Be it enacted by the Lieutenant-Governor and House of Assembly in Legislative Session convened, as follows:

Short title

        1. This Act may be cited as the Age of Majority Act.

1995 cA-4.2 s1

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Attainment of majority

        2. Every person who attains the age of 19 years

             (a)  attains the age of majority; and

             (b)  ceases to be a minor person.

1995 cA-4.2 s2

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Time of attainment

        3. (1) The time at which a person attains a particular age expressed in years shall be the commencement of a relevant anniversary of that person's birth.

             (2)  The relevant anniversary of a person born on February 29 is the last day of the month of February.

1995 cA-4.2 s3