Assemblée Législative de la Nouvelle-Écosse

Les travaux de la Chambre ont repris le
21 septembre 2017

Projet de loi no 10

Maritime Link Act (amended)

An Act to Amend Chapter 9 of the Acts of 2012, the Maritime Link Act

Déposé par :
L'honorable Andrew Younger
Minister of Energy

Première lecture
Débats en deuxième lecture
Adoption en deuxième lecture
Comité des modifications des lois
    Date(s) de réunion 9 décembre 2013
    Rapport à la Chambre
Comité plénier
Débats de la troisième lecture
Débats de la troisième lecture
Sanction royale
Prise d'effet 12 décembre 2013
2013 Statutes, Chapter 40

Note explicative (en anglais seulement)

Clause 1 changes the title of the Maritime Link Act to encompass the amendments in this Bill.
Clause 2 revises the definition of “applicant” to match wording used elsewhere in the Act and adds a definition of “approved applicant”.

Clause 3 clarifies the authority of the Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board with respect to the Act.

Clause 4 provides that Section 74 of the Public Utilities Act respecting approval to issue securities does not apply to an approved applicant.

Clause 5 provides

(a) for a municipal grant in lieu of taxation with respect to property of an approved applicant by including it under Section 18 of the Nova Scotia Power Privatization Act;

(b) for expropriation by an approved applicant and approval of such expropriations by the Governor in Council;

(c) that Section 22 of the Nova Scotia Power Privatization Act respecting Parts VIII and IX of the Municipal Government Act and the Building Code Act applies to an approved applicant;

(d) that Section 23 of the Nova Scotia Power Privatization Act respecting liability applies to an approved applicant; and

(e) for Nova Scotia Power Incorporated to recover an approved assessment through its rates.