Assemblée Législative de la Nouvelle-Écosse

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21 septembre 2017

Projet de loi no 71

Assessment Act (amended)

An Act to Amend Chapter 23 of the Revised Statutes, 1989, the Assessment Act

Déposé par :
L'honorable John MacDonell
Minister of Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations

Première lecture
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Adoption en deuxième lecture
Comité des modifications des lois
    Date(s) de réunion 7 mai 2012
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Comité plénier
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Sanction royale
Prise d'effet 1 janvier 2013; except Section 44 which has effect on and after October 26, 2007
2012 Statutes, Chapter 16

Note explicative (en anglais seulement)

This Bill amends the Assessment Act to

  1. change the name of the Regional Assessment Appeal Court to the Nova Scotia Assessment Appeal Tribunal and replaces the 5 regional assessment appeal courts with one tribunal;
  2. give the Minister of Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations authority to
    1. appoint Tribunal members and set their terms,
    2. designate a Chair and Vice-chair from among the Tribunal members, and
    3. assign additional duties to the Chair and Vice-chair;
  3. give Tribunal members authority to
    1. compel disclosure and production of documents required for the hearing of an appeal, and
    2. sit as sole decision-makers;
  4. give the Governor in Council authority to make regulations respecting the power, structure, administration and procedures of the Tribunal;
  5. extend property assessment appeal deadlines as follows:
    1. from 21 days to 31 days for filing a notice of appeal,
    2. from 7 days to 14 days for filing a notice of continuing appeal after amendment or confirmation, and
    3. from 6 days to 14 days for serving a notice of hearing;
  6. give the Tribunal 5 days to give notice of its decision;
  7. eliminate the 10-day extension for out-of-Province residents to file an appeal; and
  8. repeals an unnecessary provision and a provision inconsistent with the memorandum of understanding under the Property Valuation Services Corporation Act.