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Environment Act (amended)

BILL NO. 32

(as introduced)

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



Private Member's Bill



Environment Act
(amended)



Keith Colwell
Preston



First Reading: November 27, 2007

(Explanatory Note)

Second Reading:

Third Reading:

Explanatory Note

This Bill amends the Environment Act to provide that, notwithstanding any enactment, no levy, tax, fee or additional charge may be placed on the sale of any item that can later be recycled for fuel purposes.

An Act to Amend Chapter 1
of the Acts of 1994-95,
the Environment Act, to Prohibit Levies, Taxes,
Fees or Additional Charges on Recyclable Items

Be it enacted by the Governor and Assembly as follows:

1 Chapter 1 of the Acts of 1994-95, the Environment Act, is amended by adding immediately after Section 96 the following Section:

96A (1) Subject to subsection (2), notwithstanding any enactment, no levy, tax, fee or additional charge may be placed on the sale of any item that can later be recycled for fuel purposes.

(2) The moneys required for the purpose of subsection (1) shall be paid out of moneys appropriated for that purpose by the Legislature.


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