BILL 50

An Act Respecting the Transfer of Authority

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

Control of Municipalities Act

1(1) Section 8 of the Control of Municipalities Act, chapter C-20 of the Revised Statutes, 1973, is amended

(a) in the portion preceding paragraph (a) by striking out "Minister of Finance" and substituting "Commissioner";

(b) in paragraph (b) by striking out "Minister of Finance" and substituting "Commissioner".

1(2) Section 9 of the Act is amended by striking out "Minister of Finance" and substituting "Commissioner".

1(3) Section 11 of the Act is amended by striking out "Minister of Finance" wherever it appears and substituting "Commissioner".

1(4) Section 12 of the Act is amended

(a) in subsection (1) by striking out "Minister of Finance" and substituting "Commissioner";

(b) in subsection (2) by striking out "Minister of Finance" wherever it appears and substituting "Commissioner";

(c) in subsection (3) by striking out "Minister of Finance" and substituting "Commissioner".

1(5) Section 16 of the Act is amended by striking out "Minister of Finance" and substituting "Commissioner".

1(6) Section 17 of the Act is amended by striking out "Minister of Finance" wherever it appears and substituting "Commissioner".

 

1(7) Section 18 of the Act is amended by striking out "Minister of Finance" wherever it appears and substituting "Commissioner".

Municipal Assistance Act

2(1) Section 9 of the Municipal Assistance Act, chapter M-19 of the Revised Statutes, 1973, is amended

(a) in subsection (1) by striking out "Minister" wherever it appears and substituting "Minister of the Environment and Local Government";

(b) in subsection (2) by striking out "Minister" wherever it appears and substituting "Minister of the Environment and Local Government".

2(2) Section 10 of the Act is amended

(a) in subsection (1) by striking out "Minister" and substituting "Minister of the Environment and Local Government";

(b) in subsection (2) by striking out "Minister" and substituting "Minister of the Environment and Local Government";

(c) in subsection (3) by striking out "Minister" wherever it appears and substituting "Minister of the Environment and Local Government";

(d) in subsection (4) by striking out "Minister" and substituting "Minister of the Environment and Local Government";

(e) in subsection (5) by striking out "Minister" and substituting "Minister of the Environment and Local Government".

3(1) Subsection 3(2) of New Brunswick Regulation 84-120 under the Municipal Assistance Act is amended by striking out "Minister" wherever it appears and substituting "Minister of the Environment and Local Government".

3(2) Form 1 of the Regulation is amended

(a) by striking out "Minister of Finance for the Province of New Brunswick" and substituting "Minister of the Environment and Local Government";

(b) in section 2 by striking out "Minister" and substituting "Minister of the Environment and Local Government";

(c) in section 3 by striking out "the Minister's decision" and substituting "the decision of the Minister of the Environment and Local Government".

4(1) Subsection 2(2) of New Brunswick Regulation 94-55 under the Municipal Assistance Act is amended by striking out "Minister" wherever it appears and substituting "Minister of the Environment and Local Government".

4(2) Subsection 3(2) of the Regulation is amended by striking out "Minister" wherever it appears and substituting "Minister of the Environment and Local Government".

Municipal Capital Borrowing Act

5 Section 1 of the Municipal Capital Borrowing Act, chapter M-20 of the Revised Statutes, 1973, is amended by repealing the definition "Minister" and substituting the following:

"Minister" means the Minister of the Environment and Local Government.

Municipal Debentures Act

6 Section 1 of the Municipal Debentures Act, chapter M-21 of the Revised Statutes, 1973, is amended by repealing the definition "Minister" and substituting the following:

"Minister" means the Minister of the Environment and Local Government;

Municipalities Act

7(1) Section 19 of the Municipalities Act, chapter M-22 of the Revised Statutes, 1973, is amended

(a) in subsection (8) by striking out "The Minister may" and substituting "The Minister of Finance may";

(b) by repealing subsection (11) and substituting the following:

19(11) The Minister may

(a) abridge or extend any time limit under section 87, and

(b) make such other adjustments as are necessary to affect an orderly transition.

7(2) Section 82 of the Act is amended

(a) in subsection (4) by striking out "Minister of Finance" and substituting "Minister";

(b) in subsection (5) in the portion preceding paragraph (a) by striking out "Minister of Finance" and substituting "Minister";

(c) in subsection (6) by striking out "Minister of Finance" wherever it appears and substituting "Minister".

7(3) Section 87 of the Act is amended

(a) in subsection (2) in the portion preceding paragraph (a) by striking out "Minister of Finance" and substituting "Minister";

(b) in subsection (2.1) by striking out "Minister of Finance" and substituting "Minister";

(c) in subsection (2.2) in the portion preceding paragraph (a) by striking out "Minister of Finance" and substituting "Minister";

(d) in subsection (3)

(i) in the portion preceding paragraph (a) by striking out "Minister of Finance" and substituting "Minister";

(ii) in the portion following paragraph (c) by striking out "Minister of Finance" and substituting "Minister";

(e) in subsection (3.1) by striking out "Minister of Finance" and substituting "Minister".

7(4) Section 87.1 of the Act is amended

(a) in paragraph (1)(a) by striking out "Minister of Finance" and substituting "Minister";

(b) in paragraph (2)(a) by striking out "Minister of Finance" and substituting "Minister".

7(5) Subsection 189(4.1) of the Act is amended by striking out "Minister of Finance" and substituting "Minister".