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Disciplinary Process

The purpose of the disciplinary process is to ensure the protection of the public and to maintain and preserve the integrity of the practice of cosmetology.
2012, c. 39, s. 43

Any person who practices cosmetology without a licence and any cosmetology establishment, school or mobile service where cosmetology is practiced without a permit may be subject to discipline in accordance with the Act; the Association may seek an injunction and/or other court order under the Act to prohibit the practice of cosmetology with a licence or permit as required by the Act.
By-law No. 7

Discipline Committee
The Discipline Committee for the 2019/2020 term are as follows:
Ian Marc Smith
Michele LeBlanc
Tracy Samson

Step 1
A complaint may be initiated by a member, any body corporate or association, an inspector hired or engaged pursuant to Section 40, a committee of the Association, or any other person. Where the Board and the complainant agree, a complaint may be withdrawn. 
2012, c. 39, s. 46

Step 2
A complaint must be made in writing and signed within two (2) years of the incident giving rise to the complaint. A complaint may be submitted electronically by the complainant or the complainant's identity is verified by the Executive Director. 
2012, c. 39, s. 47

Step 3
Upon receipt of the complaint, the Executive Director may
  1. make any inquires necessary to address the complaint;
  2. conduct a preliminary investigation to gather facts from the complainant and the respondent;
  3. take all the necessary steps to address the complaint
Within thirty (30) days of the complaint, the Executive Director shall
  1. dismiss the complaint in accordance with subsection (5)
  2. informally resolve the complaint and take no further action if the complaint is satisfactorily resolved in accordance with the objects of the Association
  3. refer the complaint to the Discipline Committee


if
  1. it
2012, c. 39, s. 48

Cosmetology Association (NS)
126 Chain Lake Drive
Halifax, NS  B3S 1A2
Canada

Hours of Operation
Monday 8:30 - 4:30
Tuesday 8:30 - 4:30
Wednesday 8:30 - 4:30
Thursday 8:30 - 4:30
Friday 8:30 - 3:00

*Holiday or Weather closures/cancellations will be noted in the Calendar
Office: (902)468-6477
Fax: (902)468-7147
Toll Free: (800)765-8757

General Inquiries
info@nscosmetology.ca

Provincial Exam Information
jill@nscosmetology.ca

Executive Director
Dana Sharkey, CAE
executivedir@nscosmetology.ca 



 

Schools

Academy of Cosmetology
Hair, Esthetics, Makeup Artistry
363 Windmill Road, Dartmouth

Cape Breton Business College
Hair, Esthetics
93 Johnston Street, Sydney

CBBC - Halifax
Hair, Esthetics
1046 Barrington Street, Halifax
Eastern College
Makeup Artistry
7067 Chebucto Road, Halifax

Eastern Esthetics
Nail Technology, Hair Removal, Eyelash Enhancements.
19 Crane Lake Drive, Halifax

Hair Design Centre
Hair, Esthetics, Makeup Artistry
278 Lacewood Drive, Halifax
Hair Masters
Hair, Esthetics, Nail Technology
26 Archibald Ave., North Sydney

Elevate Beauty Institute of Cosmetology
Hair, Esthetics, Nail Technology
77 Crescent Drive, New Minas

NSCC Annapolis Campus
Hairdressing
50 Elliott Road, Middleton
NSCC Burridge Campus
Hair, Esthetics, Nail Technology
372 Pleasant Street, Yarmouth

NSCC Marconi Campus
Hairdressing
1240 Grand Lake Road, Sydney

NSCC Pictou Campus
Hairdressing
39 Acadia Avenue, Stellarton