BILL NO. 225
1st Session, 64th General Assembly
1 Charles III, 2022
Halifax Regional Municipality Charter
The Honourable John Lohr
Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing
First Reading: October 21, 2022
Second Reading: October 28, 2022
Third Reading: November 8, 2022 (LINK TO BILL AS PASSED)
This Bill authorizes the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing to nullify a by-law of the Halifax Regional Municipality within six months of its passing.
1 Section 204 of Chapter 39 of the Acts of 2008, the Halifax Regional Municipality Charter, is amended by striking out "Unless" in the first line and substituting "Subject to Section 204A and unless".
- 204A (1) A by-law or part of a by-law made by the Council pursuant to this Act or another Act of the Legislature may be nullified by order of the Minister if the Minister
(4) When a Minister's order is issued under this Section, the Council shall publish a notice in a newspaper circulating in the Municipality, stating the effect of the order and the place where it may be read.
(6) A by-law or part of a by-law nullified pursuant to subsection (1) may not be re-enacted or replaced within one year following the date of the Minister's order unless the Council first obtains the approval of the Minister.
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