BILL NO. 39
2nd Session, 60th General Assembly
56 Elizabeth II, 2007
Rental Property Conversion Act
The Honourable Jamie Muir
Minister of Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations
First Reading: November 29, 2007
Second Reading: December 4, 2007
Third Reading: December 10, 2007 (LINK TO BILL AS PASSED)
Clause 1 corrects an outdated reference.
Clause 2 amends the Rental Property Conversion Act to
(a) provide that notice to the Director of Residential Tenancies of a proposed conversion of a rental property be given by a statutory declaration in the form prescribed in the regulations; and
(b) set the term of an offer to extend a tenancy made under the Act at twelve months from the date of a proposed conversion where the tenancy would otherwise terminate during that period.
Clause 3 adds a regulation-making power to prescribe a form of statutory declaration for notice to the Director of a proposed conversion.
Clause 4 provides that this Act comes into force upon proclamation.
1 Clause 2(a) of Chapter 399 of the Revised Statutes, 1989, the Rental Property Conversion Act, is amended by striking out "Landlord and Tenant Relations in the Department of Consumer Affairs" in the first, second and third lines and substituting "Residential Tenancies designated pursuant to the Residential Tenancies Act".
2 (1) Clause 4(1)(a) of Chapter 399 is amended by adding "by statutory declaration in the form prescribed in the regulations" immediately after "Director" in the second line.
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