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Series forms part of Department of the Attorney General fonds and consists of copies of regulations compiled by the Registrar of Regulations. Regulations are rules that address the details and practical applications of Acts. (Acts are also called Statutes or Laws). The series includes regulations that have been passed by Order in Council as well as others that may only require the approval of a board or minister. The 1973 Regulations Act prescribed the numbering system used. Each regulation is assigned a sequential number followed by 2 digits for the year it was passed. For example, 1/42 means it was the first regulation passed in 1942.

Series forms part of Department of the Attorney General fonds and consists of correspondence, transcribed proceedings and other records relating primarily to federal-provincial relations and the celebration of Canada's centennial in 1967. Includes materials relating to the Rowell / Sirois Commission on Dominion Provincial Relations, 1937-40, and other Dominion - Provincial conferences and agreements, 1921-1959 and correspondence, reports, architectural plans and promotional materials accumulated by Attorney General Richard Donahoe as chair of Nova Scotia's committee for Canada's centennial and as Nova Scotia's representative to the national centennial committee including detailed information on all Nova Scotia, provincial and municipal, centennial projects, 1959-1968. Series also includes: agreements and contracts concerning the Mersey paper development, 1928-1964; memorandum relating to Order in Council appointments recommended by the Attorney General, ca 1869-1906; 1958-1977; correspondence and reports concerning arrangments regarding the Halifax - Dartmouth bridges, 1952-1972; legal matters regarding provincial ferries, 1957-1972; correspondence and reports from the Provincial Fire Marshal regarding provincial jails and lockups, 1975-1978; minutes and other board materials from the provincial crown corporation, Strait of Canso Superport, Ltd., 1973-4; files regarding the Interdepartmental Committee on Human Rights, 1963-1968; agenda materials from Atlantic Premiers Conferences, 1957-60; files relating to the closure of mainland coal mines, 1960-75; and other materials.