An Act to Amend the Referendum Act




Her Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick, enacts as follows:


1                  The Referendum Act, chapter 23 of the Acts of New Brunswick, 2011, is amended by adding after subsection 3(2) the following:


3(3)             A decision of the Executive Council to increase the rate of the Harmonized Sales Tax shall cause the laying of a referendum question before the Legislative Assembly on that topic.