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Municipal Government Act (amended)

BILL NO. 162

(as introduced)

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

Private Member's Bill

Municipal Government Act

Michel Samson

First Reading: May 8, 2008

(Explanatory Note)

Second Reading: May 26, 2008

Third Reading: May 27, 2008 (LINK TO BILL AS PASSED)

Explanatory Note

This Bill amends the Municipal Government Act to provide for regulations respecting the refunding of municipal taxes paid in error or overpaid.

An Act to Amend Chapter 18
of the Acts of 1998,
the Municipal Government Act

Be it enacted by the Governor and Assembly as follows:

1 Chapter 18 of the Acts of 1992, the Municipal Government Act, is amended by adding immediately after Section 113 the following Section:

113A (1) The Governor in Council may make regulations respecting taxes paid in error or overpaid and, without limiting the generality of the foregoing, may make regulations

(a) requiring a municipality to refund taxes paid in error or overpaid;

(b) limiting the time for applying for a refund;

(c) respecting the payment of interest.

(2) The exercise by the Governor in Council of the authority contained in subsection (1) is regulations within the meaning of the Regulations Act.


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