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Residential Tenancies Act (amended)

BILL NO. 118

(as passed, with amendments)

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

Private Member's Bill

Residential Tenancies Act


Percy Paris
Waverley–Fall River–Beaver Bank

First Reading: April 24, 2008 (LINK TO BILL AS INTRODUCED)

Second Reading: November 18, 2008

Third Reading: November 24, 2008 (WITH COMMITTEE AMENDMENTS)

Royal Assent: November 25, 2008

An Act to Amend Chapter 401
of the Revised Statutes, 1989,
the Residential Tenancies Act

Be it enacted by the Governor and Assembly as follows:

1 Subsection 9(2) of Chapter 401 of the Revised Statutes, 1989, the Residential Tenancies Act, is amended by

(a) adding ", whether by requiring aesthetic improvements or upgrades to the mobile home as a condition of the sales or lease or otherwise" immediately after "tenant" in the fourth line of Statutory Condition 1.; and

(b) adding immediately after Statutory Condition 1. the following Statutory Condition:

1A. Where a tenant sells or otherwise parts with possession of a mobile home, the person who acquires title to the mobile home or possession of the mobile home may apply to the landlord of the mobile home park in which that mobile home is located to become a tenant of the landlord in the same mobile home space upon which the mobile home was located at the time of the sale or change of possession, and the landlord may not arbitrarily or unreasonably withhold consent to that person becoming a tenant in that space.

2 This Act comes into force on such day as the Governor in Council orders and declares by proclamation.


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