BILL NO. 76

(as introduced)

2nd Session, 60th General Assembly
Nova Scotia
56 Elizabeth II, 2007



Private Member's Bill



Municipal Government Act
(amended)



Keith Colwell
Preston



First Reading: December 5, 2007

(Explanatory Note)

Second Reading:

Third Reading:

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Explanatory Note

This Bill eliminates different tax rates in Halifax Regional Municipality for urban, suburban and rural areas and requires the Municipality to set a base tax rate to cover basic services provided to all areas and to set additional tax rates for other services in the areas those services are provided.

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An Act to Amend Chapter 18
of the Acts of 1998,
the Municipal Government Act

Be it enacted by the Governor and Assembly as follows:

1 (1) Subsection 73(1) of Chapter 18 of the Acts of 1998, the Municipal Government Act, is amended by striking out "Subject to subsection (2), a council" and substituting "A council, other than the council of Halifax Regional Municipality,".

(2) Subsection 73(2) of Chapter 18 is repealed and the following subsections substituted:

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