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Newfoundland and Labrador
Regulation 2015


NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR REGULATION 13/15

NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR
REGULATION 13/15

Town of Happy Valley-Goose Bay Violation Notice Regulations
under the
Municipalities Act, 1999
and the
Urban and Rural Planning Act, 2000

(Filed February 4, 2015)

Under the authority of section 421.3 of the Municipalities Act, 1999 and section 39.3 of the Urban and Rural Planning Act, 2000, I make the following regulations.

Dated at St. John’s, January 28, 2015.

Keith Hutchings
Minister of Municipal and Intergovernmental Affairs

REGULATIONS

Analysis


        1.   Short title

        2.   Definitions

        3.   Violation notices

        4.   Time of payment

        5.   Amount of payment

        6.   Offence penalty

        7.   Commencement


Short title

        1. These regulations may be cited as the Town of Happy Valley-Goose Bay Violation Notice Regulations.

Definitions

        2. In these regulations "violation notice" means a violation notice issued in accordance with section 421.1 of the Municipalities Act, 1999 or section 39.1 of the Urban and Rural Planning Act, 2000 with respect to a regulation referred to in section 3.

Violation notices

        3. The town council of the Town of Happy Valley-Goose Bay may issue violation notices with respect to a failure to comply with a provision of the following regulations enacted by the town council under the Municipalities Act, 1999 or the Urban and Rural Planning Act, 2000:

             (a)  Anti-Litter Regulations;

             (b)  Dog/Cat Regulations;

             (c)  Happy Valley-Goose Bay Development Regulations;

             (d)  Noise Regulations; and

             (e)  Water and Sewer Regulations.

Time of payment

        4. Where a violation notice has been issued by the town council of the Town of Happy Valley-Goose Bay

             (a)  a voluntary payment made to the Town of Happy Valley-Goose Bay with respect to that notice shall be made by the recipient of that notice not later than 7 days after the issuance of the notice to that recipient; and

             (b)  notwithstanding paragraph (a), a voluntary payment made to the Town of Happy Valley-Goose Bay with respect to that notice after the time referred to in paragraph (a) shall be made by the recipient of that notice not later than 14 days after the issuance of the notice to that recipient.

Amount of payment

        5. Where a violation notice has been issued by the town council of the Town of Happy Valley-Goose Bay

             (a)  a voluntary payment to the Town of Happy Valley-Goose Bay made within the time referred to in paragraph 4(a) with respect to that notice shall be $50; and

             (b)  a voluntary payment to the Town of Happy Valley-Goose Bay made with respect to that notice within the time period referred to in paragraph 4(b) shall be $75.

Offence penalty

        6. Where a person has received a violation notice and is convicted of an offence with respect to the same matter for which that notice was issued, the penalty for that offence shall be $100.

Commencement

        7. These regulations come into force on March 1, 2015.