BILL NO. 72
1st Session, 60th General Assembly
55 Elizabeth II, 2006
Halifax Regional Water Commission Act
CHAPTER 52 OF THE ACTS OF 2006
The Honourable Barry Barnet
Hammonds Plains–Upper Sackville
First Reading: November 2, 2006 (LINK TO BILL AS INTRODUCED)
Second Reading: November 6, 2006
Third Reading: November 23, 2006
Royal Assent: November 23, 2006
Be it enacted by the Governor and Assembly as follows:
(b) by the discharge of sewage or water into premises from a sewer unless the discharge was caused by the improper construction, or neglect in the maintenance of the sewer, or a failure to remedy a matter that was known, or should reasonably have been known, to the Commission and should reasonably have been repaired; or
27 (1) The Commission is not liable for a loss as a result of the breakage of a pipe, conduit, pole, wire, cable or a part of a utility or service provided by the Commission, or the discontinuance or interruption of a service or connection, by reason of
(2) The Commission is not liable for nuisance as a result of the construction or operation of a work, if the nuisance could not be avoided by any other practically feasible method of constructing or operating the work.
28 Any sewer system, either storm or sanitary, or sewage-treatment facility, owned, operated, managed or controlled by the Commission is deemed to be a public utility within the meaning of the Public Utilities Act.
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