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Municipal Grants Act (amended)

BILL NO. 193

(as passed)

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

Government Bill

Municipal Grants Act


The Honourable Jamie Muir
Minister of Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations

First Reading: October 30, 2008 (LINK TO BILL AS INTRODUCED)

Second Reading: November 6, 2008

Third Reading: November 18, 2008

Royal Assent: November 25, 2008

An Act to Amend Chapter 302
of the Revised Statutes, 1989,
the Municipal Grants Act

Be it enacted by the Governor and Assembly as follows:

1 Subsections 3(3) and (4) of Chapter 302 of the Revised Statutes, 1989, the Municipal Grants Act are repealed and the following subsections substituted:

(3) The grant shall be paid after receipt by the Minister of the information required from a municipality, village or service commission.

(4) The information required for a grant pursuant to subsection (3) shall be submitted by a municipality, village or service commission

(a) in the same fiscal year as that for which the taxes were levied; and

(b) at the time and in the manner prescribed by the Minister.

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


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