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Newfoundland Regulation 1996



Department of Municipal and Provincial Affairs Notice
under the
Executive Council Act
(O.C. 96‑314)

(Filed July 10, 1996)

Under the authority of section 5 of the Executive Council Act, the Clerk of the Executive Council gives the following Notice.

Dated at St. John's, March 14, 1996.

Malcolm Rowe
Clerk of the Executive Council



        1.   Short title

        2.   Definitions

        3.   Department restructured and reconstituted

        4.   Powers and duties of the minister

        5.   Minister is Registrar General


Short title

        1. This Notice may be cited as the Department of Municipal and Provincial Affairs Notice.


        2. In this Notice

             (a)  "department" means the Department of Municipal and Provincial Affairs; and

             (b)  "minister" means the Minister of Municipal and Provincial Affairs.

Department restructured and reconstituted

        3. The department is restructured and reconstituted by Order in Council 96‑314 and is presided over by the minister.

Powers and duties of the minister

        4. The powers, functions and duties of the minister include the supervision, control and direction of all matters relating to

             (a)  provincial affairs;

             (b)  municipal affairs;

             (c)  local government;

             (d)  housing;

             (e)  urban and rural planning and development;

              (f)  the operation of waterworks as set out in the Municipal Affairs Act; and

             (g)  the administration of the Acts set out in the Schedule and of all orders and regulations passed or made under those Acts, including those powers, functions or duties necessary or desirable for carrying out the purpose of those Acts,

which are not, or in so far as they are not, the responsibility of another minister, agency, body, corporation, board, organization or person.

Minister is Registrar General

        5. (1) The minister is appointed the Registrar General under subsection 4(2) of the Executive Council Act.

(2) The minister has the powers, duties and functions of the Registrar General under subsection 4(3) of the Executive Council Act.


               1.  Assessment Act

               2.  Avian Emblem Act

               3.  Building Standards Act

               4.  City of Corner Brook Act

               5.  City of Mount Pearl Act

               6.  City of St. John's Act

               7.  Coat of Arms Act

               8.  Commemoration Day Act

               9.  Crown Corporations Local Taxation Act

             10.  Emergency Measures Act

             11.  Evacuated Communities Act

             12.  Family Homes Expropriation Act

             13.  Fire Prevention Act, 1991 (with Government Services and Lands)

             14.  Floral Emblem Act

             15.  Housing Act

             16.  Housing Association Loans Act

             17.  Housing Corporation Act

             18.  Labrador Act

             19.  Mineral Emblem Act

             20.  Municipal Affairs Act

             21.  Municipalities Act

             22.  Provincial Anthem Act

             23.  Provincial Flag Act

             24.  Regional Service Boards Act

             25.  Remembrance Day Act

             26.  St. John's Assessment Act

             27.  St. John's Centennial Foundation Act

             28.  St. John's Municipal Council Parks Act

             29.  St. John's Municipal Elections Act

             30.  Standard Time Act

             31.  Taxation of Utilities and Cable Television Companies Act (with Finance)

             32.  Urban and Rural Planning Act (with Government Services and Lands)