An Act to Amend the Fire Prevention Act
Her Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick, enacts as follows:
1 Section 4 of the Fire Prevention Act, chapter F-13 of the Revised Statutes, 1973, is amended
(a)  by repealing subsection (1) and substituting the following:
4(1) The fire marshal shall have full power and authority to enforce all laws of the Province and all by-laws and regulations made thereunder relative to the suppression and prevention of fires, the safeguarding of people and property in the event of fire, and non-fire related rescue by members of a fire department or a fire brigade.
(b)  by adding after subsection (3) the following:
4(3.1) The fire marshal may render advice and make recommendations respecting non-fire related rescue activities, and without limiting the generality of the foregoing, respecting
(a)  technical requirements to be observed in respect of non-fire related rescue equipment and other matters by fire departments and fire brigades, and
(b)  the enactment and enforcement by municipalities of by-laws or ordinances with respect to non-fire related rescue activities.
(c)  by repealing subsection (4) and substituting the following:
4(4) The fire marshal shall determine the content of training programs for firefighters in firefighting, fire prevention and non-fire related rescue.
2 Subsection 30(1) of the Act is amended by adding after paragraph (d.1) the following:
(d.11)  respecting non-fire related rescue procedures, non-fire related rescue equipment and non-fire related rescue training;