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Sections 1.01 to 1.2 [Public Information, Purposes of the Act, Not-for-Profit Corporations Act]

Bill 139 did not amend sections 1.01 to 1.2.

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    1.0.1 Information and material that is required to be provided to a municipality or approval authority under this Act shall be made available to the public.  2006, c. 23, s. 2.

  • 1.1 PURPOSES

    1.1 The purposes of this Act are,

    (a) to promote sustainable economic development in a healthy natural environment within the policy and by the means provided under this Act;

    (b) to provide for a land use planning system led by provincial policy;

    (c) to integrate matters of provincial interest in provincial and municipal planning decisions;

    (d) to provide for planning processes that are fair by making them open, accessible, timely and efficient;

    (e) to encourage co-operation and co-ordination among various interests;

    (f) to recognize the decision-making authority and accountability of municipal councils in planning.  1994, c. 23, s. 4.


    Note: On the day subsection 4 (1) of the Not-for-Profit Corporations Act, 2010 comes into force, the Act is amended by adding the following section: (See: 2017, c. 20, Sched. 8, s. 119)
    1.2 The Not-for-Profit Corporations Act, 2010 does not apply to a body corporate established under this Act.  2017, c. 20, Sched. 8, s. 119.


Bill 139 received Royal Assent on 12 December 2017, and came into force on 3 April 2018, the day named by proclamation of the Lieutenant Governor. 

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