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Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick
Status of Legislation - First Reading Bill
An Act to Amend the Municipal Assistance Act
 
Legislature :
55
Session :
1
Bill No. :
9
Member :
Hon. Mr. Volpé
First Reading :
2003-12-9
Second Reading :
2003-12-12
Committee of the Whole :
2003-12-18
Amended :
Third Reading :
2003-12-19
Royal Assent :
2003-12-19
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  Bill 9         
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Text of Bill :
Her Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick, enacts as follows:



1                           Section 4.01 of the Municipal Assistance Act, chapter M-19 of the Revised Statutes, 1973, is amended by adding after subsection (4) the following:



4.01(5)          Notwithstanding any other provision of this Act, the amount of the unconditional grant of a municipality for the year 2004 shall be 90% of the amount of the unconditional grant of that municipality for the year 2003.



2                           Section 4.4 of the French version of the Act is amended by striking out "Ministre" and substituting "lieutenant-gouverneur en conseil".



3                           The Act is amended by adding after section 13 the following:



13.1                  For the year 2004, the Minister shall pay to each municipality listed in Column I of Schedule A a special grant in the amount listed beside the municipality in Column II of Schedule A.



4                           The Act is amended by adding after section 16 the following:



SCHEDULE A

Column I

Municipality
Column II

Special Grant

Village of Aroostook
$2,939

Village of Bas-Caraquet
3,494

Village of Bath
1,880

City of Bathurst
50,751

Bertrand
5,646

Village of Blackville
1,489

City of Campbellton
74,168

Village of Canterbury
1,072

Centreville
75

Village of Charlo
7,003

Village of Dorchester
1,831

Village of Eel River Crossing
2,623

Town of Hartland
1,707

Village of Lac Baker
2,788

Lamèque
15,954

Le Goulet
6,762

Maisonnette
1,352

Village of McAdam
12,753

Village of Minto
22,699

Neguac
7,142

Nigadoo
6,064

Village of Paquetville
5,442

Village de Pointe-Verte
5,457

Village of Rivière-Verte
2,884

Rogersville
9,223

Town of St. Leonard
6,797

Village of Sainte-Anne-de-Madawaska
9,683

Sainte-Marie-Saint-Raphaël
11,021

Saint-Léolin
9,678

Saint-Louis de Kent
3,461

Saint-Quentin
1,923

Village of Tracy
812






5(1)                   Section 1 of this Act shall be deemed to have come into force on August 31, 2003.



5(2)                   Section 2 of this Act shall be deemed to have come into force on August 31, 1993.



EXPLANATORY NOTES



Section 1



New provision.



Section 2



The English and French versions are made consistent. The existing provision reads as follows:



4.4                      Le Ministre doit, au plus tard le 31 août de l'année qui précède celle pour laquelle la subvention sans condition doit être déterminée ou aussitôt que praticable par la suite, fixer le montant total de la subvention sans condition pour les districts de services locaux.



Section 3



New provision.



Section 4



New provision.



Section 5



Commencement provision.
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Legend
* Private Bill
** Bill referred to Standing Committee on Law Amendments
+ Private Member's Public Bill
++ Motion for second reading defeated
+++ Debate at second reading adjourned
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