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BILL NO. 15


Local Bill


6th Session, 56th General Assembly

Nova Scotia

46 Elizabeth II, 1997




An Act Respecting the Sale of Certain Land

by the Municipality of the County of Richmond

and to Exempt the St. Peter's and Area

Lions Club from Municipal Taxes

with Respect to Such Lands






Richard W. Mann

Richmond








Halifax

Printed by Queens Printer for Nova Scotia




An Act Respecting the Sale of Certain Land

by the Municipality of the County of Richmond

and to Exempt the St. Peter's and Area

Lions Club from Municipal Taxes

with Respect to Such Lands



Be it enacted by the Governor and Assembly as follows:


1 This Act may be cited as the St. Peter's and Area Lions Club Lands Act.


2 In this Act,


(a) "Club" means the St. Peter's and Area Lions Club, incorporated pursuant to the Societies Act;


(b) "lands" means those lands at St Peter's, in the County of Richmond, that were, immediately before the coming into force of this Act, leased to the Club by the Municipality;


(c) "Municipality" means the Municipality of the County of Richmond.


3 Notwithstanding any enactment,


(a) the Municipality may sell and convey the lands to the Club for the consideration of one dollar; and


(b) the lands are exempt from taxation imposed by the Municipality for general municipal purposes, beginning with the municipal taxation year during which the lands are conveyed by the Municipality to the Club, as long as


(i) the lands are assessed to the Club for general municipal taxation purposes,


(ii) the Club is in possession of the lands,


(iii) the Club is a non-profit organization, and


(iv) the lands are not used for profit or gain.


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