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Statutes of Newfoundland and Labrador 2006


CHAPTER 7

AN ACT TO AMEND THE CITY OF CORNER BROOK ACT, THE CITY OF MOUNT PEARL ACT, THE CITY OF ST. JOHNíS ACT, THE MUNICIPALITIES ACT, 1999 AND THE ST. JOHNíS ASSESSMENT ACT

(Assented to May 26, 2006)

Analysis


††††††††††††† CITY OF CORNER BROOK ACT

††††††† 1. S.157 Amdt.
Disconnection of service

††††††††††††† CITY OF MOUNT PEARL ACT

††††††† 2. S.156 Amdt.
Disconnection of service

††††††††††††† CITY OF ST. JOHNíS ACT

††††††† 3. S.127 R&S
Action where arrears

††††††††††††† MUNICIPALITIES ACT, 1999

††††††† 4. S.132 Amdt.
Disconnection of service

††††††††††††† ST. JOHN'S ASSESSMENT ACT

††††††† 5. S.100 R&S
Action on arrears

 

 


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

CITY OF CORNER BROOK ACT

RSNL1990 cC-15 as amended

††††††† 1. Subsection 157(1) of the City of Corner Brook Act is repealed and the following substituted:

Disconnection of service

†† 157. (1) Where a tax, fee, levy, assessment, fine or other charge imposed by the council is in arrears, in addition to other remedies that the council has to enforce payment, the council may disconnect the service of a water system, sewage system or water and sewage system provided to the person who owes the tax, fee, levy, assessment, fine or charge to the council.

CITY OF MOUNT PEARL ACT

RSNL1990 cC-16 as amended

††††††† 2. Subsection 156(1) of the City of Mount Pearl Act is repealed and the following substituted:

Disconnection of service

†† 156. (1) Where a tax, fee, levy, assessment, fine or other charge imposed by the council is in arrears, in addition to other remedies that the council has to enforce payment, the council may disconnect the service of a water system, sewage system or water and sewage system provided to the person who owes the tax, fee, levy, assessment, fine or charge to the council.

CITY OF ST. JOHNíS ACT

RSNL1990 cC-17 as amended

††††††† 3. Section 127 of the City of St. Johnís Act is repealed and the following substituted:

Action where arrears

†† 127. (1) Where a tax, fee, levy, assessment, fine or other charge imposed by the council is in arrears, in addition to other remedies that the council has to enforce payment, the council may disconnect the service of a water system, sewage system or water and sewage system provided to the person who owes the tax, fee, levy, assessment, fine or charge to the council.

†††††††††††† (2)Where it is necessary for the purposes of subsection (1), the employees or agents of the council may enter upon real property, whether publicly or privately owned, and at reasonable times enter into the buildings or structures on the real property.

MUNICIPALITIES ACT, 1999

SNL1999 cM24
as amended

††††††† 4. Subsection 132(1) of the Municipalities Act, 1999 is repealed and the following substituted:

Disconnection of service

†† 132. (1) Where a tax, fee, levy, assessment, fine or other charge imposed by a council is in arrears, in addition to other remedies that a council has to enforce payment, a council may disconnect the service of a water system, sewage system or water and sewage system provided to the person who owes the tax, fee, levy, assessment, fine or charge to the council.

ST. JOHN'S ASSESSMENT ACT

RSNL1990 cS-1
as amended

††††††† 5. Section 100 of the St. Johnís Assessment Act is repealed and the following substituted:

Action on arrears

†† 100. (1) The council may, immediately after January 1 and July 1 in each year, take proceedings to recover all amounts due for taxes, fees, levies, assessments, fines and other charges then owing and unpaid, including those due for the immediate past half year.

†††††††††††† (2)Where a tax, fee, levy, assessment, fine or other charge imposed by the council is in arrears, in addition to other remedies that the council has to enforce payment, the council may disconnect the service of a water system, sewage system or water and sewage system provided to the person who owes the tax, fee, levy, assessment, fine or charge to the council.

†††††††††††† (3)Where it is necessary for the purposes of subsection (2), the employees or agents of the council may enter upon real property, whether publicly or privately owned, and at reasonable times enter into the buildings or structures on the real property.

†††††††††††† (4)Notwithstanding subsection (2), section 23 shall continue to apply to the collection of a water tax imposed under section 22 or an instalment of that tax.