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BILL NO. 16


Local Bill


6th Session, 56th General Assembly

Nova Scotia

46 Elizabeth II, 1997




An Act to Exempt the Centre Culturel

Communautaire de L'Île Madame "La Picasse"

from Municipal Taxes Levied by the

Municipality of the County of Richmond

with Respect to Certain Property at Petit de Grat



CHAPTER 7

ACTS OF 1997



Richard W. Mann

Richmond




AS ASSENTED TO BY THE LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR

DECEMBER 12, 1997




Halifax

Printed by Queens Printer for Nova Scotia




An Act to Exempt the Centre Culturel

Communautaire de L'Île Madame "La Picasse"

from Municipal Taxes Levied by the

Municipality of the County of Richmond

with Respect to Certain Property at Petit de Grat



Be it enacted by the Governor and Assembly as follows:


1 This Act may be cited as La Picasse Tax Exemption Act.


2 In this Act, "Society" means the Centre Culturel Communautaire de L'Île Madame "La Picasse", incorporated pursuant to the Societies Act.


3 Notwithstanding any enactment, all property located at Petit de Grat, in the County of Richmond, that is now assessed for municipal taxation purposes to the Society is exempt from taxes imposed by the Municipality of the County of Richmond for general municipal purposes, beginning with the municipal taxation year during which this Act comes into force, as long as


(a) the property is assessed to the Society for general municipal taxation purposes;


(b) the Society is in possession of the property;


(c) the Society is a non-profit organization; and


(d) the property is used as a community, cultural and educational facility and not for profit or gain.


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