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Halifax Regional Municipality Charter (amended)

BILL NO. 157

(as introduced)

4th Session, 61st General Assembly
Nova Scotia
61 Elizabeth II, 2012

Government Bill

Halifax Regional Municipality Charter

The Honourable John MacDonell
Minister of Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations

First Reading: November 29, 2012

(Explanatory Note)

Second Reading: November 30, 2012

Third Reading: December 6, 2012 (LINK TO BILL AS PASSED)

Explanatory Note

This Bill amends the Halifax Regional Municipality Charter to permit the erection by the Municipality of a permanent building on the North Common of Halifax in support of the Oval.

An Act to Amend Chapter 39
of the Acts of 2008,
the Halifax Regional Municipality Charter

Be it enacted by the Governor and Assembly as follows:

1 Chapter 39 of the Acts of 2008, the Halifax Regional Municipality Charter, is amended by adding immediately after Section 66 the following Section:

66A (1) The Municipality may erect on the North Common of Halifax a permanent building to be used exclusively to support the Oval on the North Common.

(2) A building or structure on the North Common used at the time of the coming into force of this Section or erected pursuant to subsection (1) may continue to be used for its original purpose but no change in the use of that building or structure may be made unless approved by the Governor in Council and, when the building or structure is no longer required for that purpose and the Governor in Council has not approved its use for another purpose, the land occupied by that building or structure must revert to public open space.


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