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 Objects of the Law 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”.
GRANT APPLICATIONS: Deadline for receipt of applications is September 16, 2020 for funding for April 1, 2021 – March 31, 2022.