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Heritage Property Act (amended)

BILL NO. 160

(as introduced)

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



Private Member's Bill



Heritage Property Act
(amended)



Harold Theriault Jr
Digby-Annapolis



First Reading: May 7, 2008

(Explanatory Notes)

Second Reading:

Third Reading:

Explanatory Notes

Clause 1 requires the Advisory Council on Heritage Property to meet at least quarterly.

Clause 2 requires a municipal heritage advisory committee to meet at least quarterly.

Clause 3 repeals Section 18 of the Act which permits the owner of a municipal heritage property to alter or demolish the property one year after the date of the application to alter or demolish the property and adds protection for the interior of a commercial or public building.

An Act to Amend Chapter 199
of the Revised Statutes, 1989,
the Heritage Property Act

Be it enacted by the Governor and Assembly as follows:

1 Chapter 199 of the Revised Statutes, 1989, the Heritage Property Act, is amended by adding immediately after Section 4 the following Section:

4A The Advisory Council shall meet at least quarterly.

2 Chapter 199 is further amended by adding immediately after Section 12 the following Section:

12A A heritage advisory committee shall meet at least quarterly.

3 Section 18 of Chapter 199 is repealed and the following Section substituted:

18 The Advisory Council or a heritage advisory committee, as the case may be, may recommend that the interior of a commercial or public building be protected pursuant to this Act and, notwithstanding anything contained in this Act, the provisions of this Act that apply to the exterior of a building apply to the interior of such a building.


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