Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia contractors and suppliers, protect your lien rights, file your lien claims, and discharge a lien registered against property with these ready-made forms.


The Nova Scotia Builders' Lien Act stipulates who has a lienable interest, and governs how liens must be established and lien claims filed and prosecuted.

Contractors, subcontractors, laborers and suppliers who performed work or provided materials or services to a property are entitled to file a lien against the property, within the time period specified by the Act. The property owner is entitled to use the holdback funds to pay the lienholders and have their liens discharged.

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Nova Scotia Certificate of Lis Pendens

If you are starting legal action against a property owner under the Nova Scotia Builders' Lien Act, you need to register a Certificate of Lis Pendens against the property.

  • A Certificate of Lis Pendens (or CLP) gives notice to any mortgagee, encumbrancee or potential purchaser that there is a legal action pending which affects title to the property.
  • This form is for use in lien claims filed in the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia.

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Nova Scotia Claim of Lien for Wages Forms Package

File a lien claim for wages you earned for labour on a construction or renovation project with this Claim of Lien for Wages Forms Package for Nova Scotia, which contains:

  1. Claim of Lien for Wages for Registration (Form B under the Builders' Lien Act),
  2. Affidavit Verifying Claim (Form C),
  3. a copy of relevant provisions of the Builders' Lien Act with respect to registering a lien claim for wages.

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Nova Scotia Claim of Lien Forms Package

File a lien claim for labor or materials you provided for construction or renovations to a property with this Claim of Lien Forms Package for Nova Scotia contractors.

The package contains the following forms:
  1. Claim of Lien for Registration (Form A under the Builders' Lien Act),
  2. Affidavit Verifying Claim (Form C),
  3. a copy of relevant provisions of the Builders' Lien Act with respect to registering a claim for lien.
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