The Nova Scotia Legislature

The House adjourned:
June 16, 2017.

Bill No. 86

Municipal Government Act (amended) and Halifax Regional Municipality Charter (amended)

An Act to Amend Chapter 18 of the Acts of 1998, the Municipal Government Act, and Chapter 39 of the Acts of 2008, the Halifax Regional Municipality Charter

Introduced by:
Stephen Gough
Sackville–Beaver Bank

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

Explanatory Note

Clause 1 amends the Municipal Government Act to require municipalities’ subdivision by-laws to include a requirement for the transfer of land to provide public access to an ocean, river or lake that is at present optional for municipalities.
Clause 2 amends the Halifax Regional Municipality Charter to require the Municipality’s subdivision by-laws to include a requirement for the transfer of land to provide public access to an ocean, river or lake that is at present optional for the Municipality.