BILL NO. 110
(as passed, with amendments)
3rd Session, 61st General Assembly
60 Elizabeth II, 2011
Residential Tenancies Act
CHAPTER 70 OF THE ACTS OF 2011
The Honourable John MacDonell
Minister of Service nova Scotia and Municipal Relations
First Reading: November 23, 2011 (LINK TO BILL AS INTRODUCED)
Second Reading: November 25, 2011
Third Reading: December 12, 2011 (WITH COMMITTEE AMENDMENTS)
Royal Assent: December 15, 2011
Be it enacted by the Governor and Assembly as follows:
(a) striking out "Manufactured Homes" in the second line of the heading immediately following the sixth line and substituting "Lease of a Manufactured Home Space or a Manufactured Home in a Land-lease community"
1C. The landlord shall not charge a commission or fee for granting consent required by Statutory Condition 1A., other than the landlord's reasonable expenses actually incurred in respect to the grant of consent.
1D. The landlord shall in writing, within ten days of receipt of the request made pursuant to Statutory Condition 1A., consent to the request or set out the reasons why consent is being withheld, failing which the landlord is deemed to have given consent to the request.
(f) an order permitting the landlord to retain the tenant's security deposit and interest to be applied against any rent found to be owing for the month in which the notice to quit is given to the tenant and against any rent in arrears for months previous to that month.
(c) that the landlord retain the tenant's security deposit and interest to be applied against any rent found to be owing for the month in which the notice to quit was given and for any rent found to be owing and in arrears for months previous to that month.
3 Clause 11(2)(d) of Chapter 401, as enacted by Chapter 40 of the Acts of 1993 and amended by Chapter 72 of the Acts of 2010, is further amended by adding "space" immediately after "home" in the first line.
4 Subsection 26(1) of Chapter 401, as amended by Chapter 31 of the Acts of 1992, Chapter 40 of the Acts of 1993, Chapter 7 of the Acts of 1997, Chapter 10 of the Acts of 2002 and Chapter 72 of the Acts of 2010, is further amended by adding immediately after clause (ce) the following clauses:
(ceb) respecting the form and contents of the tenant's written application to the landlord on behalf of the person who wishes to acquire title to or possession of the manufactured home to become a tenant of the manufactured home space upon which the manufactured home is located and information to be provided to the landlord for the purpose of Statutory Condition 1A. in subsection 9(2);
(cec) respecting the manner in which the landlord may respond to the tenant's written application on behalf of the person who wishes to acquire title to or possession of the manufactured home to become a tenant of the manufactured home space for consent and setting out the permissible reasons for denying the requested consent for the purpose of Statutory Conditions 1B. and 1D. in subsection 9(2);
6 For greater certainty, notwithstanding the repeal of subsection 11A(4) and of Section 14, both subsection 11A(4) and Section 14 continue to apply with respect to a tenant of a manufactured home space who received a notice of increase of rent before the repeal.
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