BILL NO. 181

(as passed, with amendments)

2nd Session, 60th General Assembly
Nova Scotia
57 Elizabeth II, 2008



Government Bill



HRM by Design

CHAPTER 41 OF THE ACTS OF 2008



The Honourable Jamie Muir
Minister of Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations



First Reading: May 23, 2008 (LINK TO BILL AS INTRODUCED)

Second Reading: November 4, 2008

Third Reading: November 24, 2008 (WITH COMMITTEE AMENDMENTS)

Royal Assent: November 25, 2008

An Act to Implement
HRM by Design

Be it enacted by the Governor and Assembly as follows:

1 The Halifax Regional Municipality Charter, an Act passed in the present session of the House of Assembly, is amended by adding immediately after Section 31 the following Section:

2 Section 218 of the Act is amended by

(a) adding immediately after clause (e) the following clause:

and

(b) adding immediately after clause (f) the following clause:

3 The Act is further amended by adding immediately after Section 240 the following Section:

4 Clause 244(5)(k) of the Act is amended by adding "in the HRM by Design Downtown Plan Area" immediately after "zoning".

5 The Act is further amended by adding immediately after Section 254 the following Sections:

6 (1) Subsection 255(1) of the Act is amended by

(a) striking out the period at the end of clause (g) and substituting "; and"; and

(b) adding immediately after clause (g) the following clause:

(2) Clause 255(3)(l) of the Act is amended by adding "in the HRM by Design Downtown Plan Area" immediately after "structures" in the first line.

7 The Act is further amended by adding immediately after Section 255 the following Section:

8 Section 256 of the Act is amended by adding immediately after subsection (6) the following subsections:

9 Clause 259(2)(d) of the Act is amended by adding "in the HRM by Design Downtown Plan Area" immediately after "structures" in the first line.

10 (1) Subsection 260(1) of the Act is repealed and the following subsections substituted:

(2) Subsection 260(5) of the Act is repealed and the following subsections substituted:

11 Section 272 of the Act is amended by striking out the period at the end of clause (d) and substituting a semicolon and by adding immediately after clause (d) the following clause:

12 Section 282 of the Act is repealed and the following Section substituted:

13 Subsections 283(1) and (2) of the Act are repealed and the following subsections substituted:

14 The Schedule to the Act is renamed as Schedule A and the following Schedule added:

SCHEDULE B
(click here for Schedule in PDF format)

15 This Act comes into force on such day as the Governor in Council orders and declares by proclamation.


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