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Statutes of Newfoundland and Labrador 2005


CHAPTER 53

AN ACT TO AMEND THE CITY OF
ST. JOHNíS ACT

(Assented to December 13, 2005)

Analysis


††††††† 1.†† S.15.3 Added
Requirement to resign seat


Be it enacted by the Lieutenant-Governor and House of Assembly in Legislative Session convened, as follows:

RSNL1990 cC-17
as amended

††††††† 1. The City of St. Johnís Act is amended by adding immediately after section 15.2 the following:

Requirement to resign seat

†† 15.3 (1) Where a vacancy occurs in the office of the mayor, the deputy mayor or a councillor who wishes to run for election as mayor in a by-election shall first resign as the deputy mayor or a councillor.

†††††††††††† (2)Where a vacancy occurs in the office of the deputy mayor, a councillor who wishes to run for election as the deputy mayor in a by-election shall first resign as a councillor.

†††††††††††† (3)A resignation referred to in subsection (1) or (2) shall be filed with the city clerk before the beginning of the notice period set out in subsection 14(5) of the Municipal Elections Act.