The Nova Scotia Legislature

The House resumed on:
September 21, 2017.

Bill No. 48

Municipal Government Act (amended)

An Act to Amend Chapter 18 of the Acts of 1998, the Municipal Government Act, Respecting Disclosure of Municipal Employee Compensation

Introduced by:
Karla MacFarlane
Pictou West

First Reading
Second Reading Debates
Second Reading Passed
Law Amendments Committee
Committee of the Whole House
Third Reading Debates
Third Reading
Royal Assent

Explanatory Note

This Bill

(a) requires a municipal council to adopt on or before January 1, 2017, a policy for the disclosure of compensation paid to municipal employees when the amount of compensation is $100,000 or more annually, and sets out the provisions to be contained in the policy; and

(b) requires a municipal council to direct the chief administrative officer and the chief administrative officer to disclose to the public in accordance with the policy adopted by the council the amount of compensation paid annually to any employee of the municipality.