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RSNL1990 CHAPTER B-7

BRAVERY AWARD ACT

Amended:

CHAPTER B-7

AN ACT RESPECTING THE AWARD OF BRAVERY

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Short title

        1. This Act may be cited as the Bravery Award Act.

1984 c26 s1

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Definition

        2. In this Act "award" means the Newfoundland and Labrador Bravery Award that is described in the Schedule to this Act.

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Award presented

        3. The government of the province may present an award to a citizen of the province whose life and safety have been risked while giving assistance to another person.

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Review panel

        4. (1) The Lieutenant-Governor in Council may appoint a review panel for the purpose of accepting and considering nominations of persons eligible to receive the award.

             (2)  The review panel shall recommend to the Lieutenant-Governor in Council the names of those persons who are eligible to receive the award.

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Regulations

        5. The Lieutenant-Governor in Council may make regulations to give effect to the purpose of this Act.

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Schedule

             The award is 5.72 centimetres square and is inscribed and decorated on

             (a)  the obverse side with a circular inner rim enclosing a stylized drama at sea symbolic of the courageous heritage of Newfoundland and Labrador ; and

             (b)  the reverse side with the words

" Newfoundland and Labrador FOR BRAVERY".

             The award is minted in bronze with a gold plated mat finish and suspended from a blue grogram ribbon.

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