Government of Nova Scotia (Canada)
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The present Act governs the valuation of land in general and land covered by water in Nova Scotia. The Act lays down provisions relating, inter alia, to property liable to taxation and propert exempt from taxation, appointment of assessors, powers and duties of assessors, assessment roll. The text consists of 182 sections and 1 Schedule.
Implemented by: Natural Gas Transmission Pipeline Assessment Regulations (N.S. Reg. 103/2002). (2002-08-01)
The present Act lays down provisions relating to the cultivation of blueberries. Furthermore, the Act provides the framework by which blueberry cultivating, picking and marketing shall be effectively carried out. Section 3 establishes that the Minister of Lands and Forests may, in his discretion, upon the application of a blueberry association formed under this Act, set aside an area or areas of Crown lands as blueberry commons. The text consists of 15 sections and 1 Schedule.
The object and purpose of the present Act is to provide for the most effective utilization of Crown lands by: a) the application of proven forest management techniques to enhance productivity on Crown lands and to provide for an increasing harvest of better quality forest products; b) requiring that leasing and licensing arrangements on Crown lands are providing for equitable stumpage rates, adequate investments in forest improvements and improved market access for privately produced wood; c) the integration of wildlife and outdoor recreation considerations in the forest management planning
The present Act provides for agreements between land owners to build, widen or deepen ditches to remove run off from their properties. The agreements apply to new owners of the same lands until the municipally appointed engineer decides otherwise. The ditch cannot affect other owners’ lands without their consent. The Act provides dispute resolution mechanisms for disputes between owners who have entered into these agreements. The municipal clerk is the contact person in the case of disputes. The text consists of 28 sections and 1 Schedule.
The purpose of the present Act is to: a) provide for the protection of beaches and associated dune systems as significant and sensitive environmental and recreational resources; b) provide for the regulation and enforcement of the full range of land-use activities on beaches, including aggregate removal, so as to leave them unimpaired for the benefit and enjoyment of future generations; c) control recreational and other uses of beaches that may cause undesirable impacts on beach and associated dune systems.