BILL NO. 33
1st Session, 63rd General Assembly
66 Elizabeth II, 2017
Gas Distribution Act
The Honourable Geoff MacLellan
Minister of Energy
First Reading: October 10, 2017
Second Reading: October 12, 2017
Third Reading: October 20, 2017 (WITH COMMITTEE AMENDMENTS) (LINK TO BILL AS PASSED)
This Bill amends the Gas Distribution Act to allow a holder of a franchise who has also been issued a licence to apply to the Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board for the recovery of costs for the upstream transportation of gas in its rates, tolls and charges for the delivery of gas.
Be it enacted by the Governor and Assembly as follows:
1 Chapter 4 of the Acts of 1997, the Gas Distribution Act, is amended by adding immediately after Section 29 the following Section:
(4) Where an application is approved under subsection (3), the franchise holder is entitled to recover its costs incurred under the contract in the rates, tolls and charges approved or fixed by the Board under subsection 22(1).
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