Bill 21: Red Tape Reduction

As you may be aware, Bill 21: The Red Tape Reduction Statutes Amendment Act, 2022 received Royal Assent on May 31, 2022. Amendments involving Parts 4 and 8 of the Municipal Government Act (MGA) have a delayed coming into force date of August 1, 2022, and some assessment and tax amendments will come into force at a later date to be determined.  Bill 21 amended both the MGA and the Local Authorities Election Act.

Meanwhile, Municipal Affairs also consolidated the Subdivision and Development Regulation, the Subdivision and Development Appeal Board Regulation, and the Subdivision and Development Appeal Regulation into a single regulation.

For your information and reference, attached is an Implementation Fact Sheet detailing what has changed.

Bill 21: Fact Sheet

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