BILL NO. 48

(as introduced)

1st Session, 60th General Assembly
Nova Scotia
55 Elizabeth II, 2006



Private Member's Bill



Assessment Act
(amended)



Percy Paris
Waverley-Fall River-Beaver Bank



First Reading: July 10, 2006

(Explanatory Note)

Second Reading:

Third Reading:

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Explanatory Note

This Bill amends the Assessment Act to provide that

(a) in calculating the taxable assessed value of property for the 2007-08 and 2008-09 municipal taxation years the percentage increase is to be the percentage increase in the Consumer Price Index; and

(b) makes the provisions respecting taxable assessed value applicable to all residential property and to mobile home parks.

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An Act to Amend Chapter 23
of the Revised Statutes, 1989,
the Assessment Act

Be it enacted by the Governor and Assembly as follows:

1 Subsection 34(1) of Chapter 23 of the Revised Statutes, 1989, the Assessment Act, is amended by adding "and Section 45A" immediately after "Section" in the first line.

2 (1) Clause 45A(1)(c) of Chapter 23 is repealed and the following clauses substituted:

(2) Subsection 45A(2) of Chapter 23 is amended by

(a) striking out "and" at the end of clause (b); and

(b) adding immediately after clause (b) the following clauses:

(3) Section 45A of Chapter 23, as enacted by Chapter 10 of the Acts of 2004, is further amended by adding immediately after subsection (4) the following subsection:

(4) Clause 45A(12)(c) of Chapter 23 is repealed.

(5) Subsection 45A(14) of Chapter 23 is amended by striking out "and 2007-08" in the second line and substituting ", 2007-08 and 2008-09".

(6) Section 45A of Chapter 23 is further amended by adding immediately after subsection (14) the following subsection:

3 Clause 179(1)(be) of Chapter 23, as enacted by Chapter 10 of the Acts of 2004, is amended by adding "for the 2005-06 and 2006-07 municipal taxation years" immediately after "45A" in the last line.

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