Nova Scotia House of Assembly

The House of Representatives of Nova Scotia (English Nova Scotia House of Assembly, French Chambre d' Assemblée de la Nouvelle- Écosse ) is the legislature of the Canadian province of Nova Scotia. Established in 1758 the House of Representatives is the oldest parliament in Canada. It meets in Province House in Halifax.

The House of Representatives has 52 members, who are elected in as many constituencies by majority voting system. The leader of the majority party is the same as the Prime Minister and is the Executive Council ( engl. executive council, French conseil exécutif ) designated government before.

The three main tasks of the Chamber of Deputies are the adoption of new laws, approving the state budget and the government's control. From 1758 to 1928 the province had a bicameral parliament.

Current composition

Last election: June 9, 2009

Seat numbers in previous elections

The ruling party is highlighted in bold.