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Statutes of Newfoundland and Labrador 2008


CHAPTER 10

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

(Assented to June 4, 2008)

Analysis


††††††††††††† CITY OF MOUNT PEARL ACT

††††††† 1. S.187 Amdt.
Regulations

††††††††††††† CITY OF ST. JOHNíS ACT

††††††† 2. S.172 Amdt.
Sewage control

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

††††††† 3. S.414 Amdt
Council regulations

 

 


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

CITY OF MOUNT PEARL ACT

RSNL1990 cC-16
as amended

††††††† 1. (1) Subsection 187(1) of the City of Mount Pearl Act is amended by deleting the word "and" at the end of paragraph (i), by deleting the period at the end of paragraph (j) and substituting a semi-colon and the word "and", and by adding immediately after paragraph (j) the following:

†††††††††††† (k)for the control and management, at source, of the discharge of prohibited materials into the sanitary sewer and storm water sewer systems including regulations

††††††††††††††††††††† (i)protecting the integrity of the sewage collection system, pumping stations and the treatment facility,

†††††††††††††††††††† (ii)ensuring municipal wastewater meets provincial effluent criteria,

††††††††††††††††††† (iii)providing for the sampling, inspection and monitoring of the discharge of materials to the sanitary sewer and storm water sewer systems, and

††††††††††††††††††† (iv)establishing Codes of Practice for designated sector operations.

†††††††††††† (2)Section 187 of the Act is amended by adding immediately after subsection (1) the following:

††††††††† (1.1)Regulations made under paragraph (k) shall provide that the more stringent requirements of the regulations made under that paragraph and the Environmental Control Water and Sewage Regulations, 2003, made under the Water Resources Act, shall apply.

CITY OF ST. JOHNíS ACT

RSNL1990 cC-17
as amended

††††††† 2. Section 172 of the City of St. Johnís Act is amended by renumbering it as subsection 172(1) and by adding immediately after that subsection the following:

†††††††††††† (2)The council shall have the power to control and manage, at source, the discharge of prohibited materials into the sanitary sewer and storm water sewer systems including the power to

†††††††††††† (a)protect the integrity of the sewage collection system, pumping stations and the treatment facility,

†††††††††††† (b)ensure municipal wastewater meets provincial effluent criteria,

†††††††††††† (c)provide for the sampling, inspection and monitoring of the discharge of materials to the sanitary sewer and storm water sewer systems, and

†††††††††††† (d)establish Codes of Practice for designated sector operations. 

†††††††††††† (3)Regulations or by-laws made with respect to the powers set out in subsection (2) shall provide that the more stringent requirements of the by-laws or regulations made with respect to that subsection and the Environmental Control Water and Sewage Regulations, 2003, made under the Water Resources Act, shall apply.

MUNICIPALITIES ACT, 1999

SNL1999 cM-24
as amended

††††††† 3. (1) Subsection 414(2) of the Municipalities Act, 1999 is amended by adding immediately after paragraph (a) the following:

††††††††† (a.1)respecting the control and management, at source, of the discharge of prohibited materials into the sanitary sewer and storm water sewer systems including regulations

††††††††††††††††††††† (i)protecting the integrity of the sewage collection system, pumping stations and the treatment facility,

†††††††††††††††††††† (ii)ensuring municipal wastewater meets provincial effluent criteria,

††††††††††††††††††† (iii)providing for the sampling, inspection and monitoring of the discharge of materials to the sanitary sewer and storm water sewer systems, and

††††††††††††††††††† (iv)establishing Codes of Practice for designated sector operations;

†††††††††††† (2)Section 414 of the Act is amended by adding immediately after subsection (2) the following:

††††††††† (2.1)Regulations made under paragraph (2)(a.1) shall provide that the more stringent requirements of the regulations made under that paragraph and the Environmental Control Water and Sewage Regulations, 2003, made under the Water Resources Act, shall apply.