BILL NO. 60
5th Session, 61st General Assembly
62 Elizabeth II, 2013
Private Member's Bill
Residential Tenancies Act
Halifax Clayton Park
First Reading: April 24, 2013
This Bill amends the Residential Tenancies Act to authorize tenants in the same building to make a joint application to the Director of Residential Tenancies with respect to a question arising under the Act, a breach of a lease or a contravention of the Act.
An Act to Amend Chapter 401
Be it enacted by the Governor and Assembly as follows:
1 Section 13 of Chapter 401 of the Revised Statutes, 1989, the Residential Tenancies Act, as enacted by Chapter 7 of the Acts of 1997, is amended by adding immediately after subsection (4) the following subsection:
of the Revised Statutes, 1989,
the Residential Tenancies Act
(5) Two or more tenants in the same building, whether in the same or separate residential premises, may join in a single application under this Section and this Act and the regulations apply in respect of the application as if it were an application by one tenant.
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