Second Session, 44th General Assembly
49 Elizabeth II, 2000
AN ACT TO AMEND THE
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HONOURABLE JOAN MARIE AYLWARD
Minister of Municipal and Provincial Affairs
Ordered to be printed by the Honourable House of Assembly
Clause 1 of the Bill would amend subsection 39(2) of the Municipalities Act, 1999 to clarify the manner in which a regional council may carry out certain actions.
Clause 2 of the Bill would amend a grammatical error that occurs in subsection 45(2) of the Act.
Clause 3 of the Bill would amend subsection 53(1) of the Act to add a word that was inadvertently omitted from that subsection.
Clause 4 of the Bill would repeal and replace paragraph 68(2)(a) of the Act to correct a typographical error.
Clause 5 of the Bill would amend section 74 of the Act by replacing the word "help" with the word "support".
Clause 6 of the Bill would amend subsection 127(1) of the Act to indicate that certain persons are not liable to pay a poll tax. Presently the subsection indicates that these people are exempt from that tax.
Clause 7 of the Bill would amend subsections 128(1) and (3) of the Act to replace the word "deliver" with the word "give". This would reflect the wording in section 406 of the Act that applies to these subsections.
Clause 8 of the Bill would correct a typographical error in subsection 129(4) of the Act.
Clause 9 of the Bill would amend subsection 137(2) of the Act by replacing the word "sufficient" with the word "made".
Clause 10 of the Bill would correct a grammatical error in paragraph 206(1)(f) of the Act.
Clause 11 of the Bill would correct a grammatical error in subsection 225(1) of the Act.
Clause 12 of the Bill would amend section 286 of the Act by adding a new subsection (4) that would permit councillors who, as a consequence of non-payment of taxes, had their seats vacated on the commencement of the Act, to run for office in the next municipal elections held in the province. Under the present section 286 these councillors would be precluded from running for election for 2 years.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE MUNICIPALITIES
1. S.39 Amdt.
2. S.45 Amdt.
3. S.53 Amdt.
4. S.68 Amdt.
5. S.74 Amdt.
6. S.127 Amdt.
7. S.128 Amdt.
8. S.129 Amdt.
9. S.137 Amdt.
10. S.206 Amdt.
11. S.225 Amdt.
12. S.286 Amdt.
Be it enacted by the Lieutenant-Governor and House of Assembly in Legislative Session convened, as follows:
(a) a written notice of the meeting signed by the councillors intending to make and second the motion is deposited with the clerk, mayor or chairperson; and
5. Section 74 of the Act is amended by deleting the word "help" and substituting the word "support".
(4) Notwithstanding subsection (3), where, after the coming into force of this Act, a councillor's seat was vacated under paragraph 206(1)(e), that councillor may be nominated as a councillor and is eligible for election in the first general election of councillors held after the coming into force of this Act.
ŠEarl G. Tucker, Queen's Printer