Municipal Government Act - Resource Binder
A general familiarity with the Municipal Government Act is essential for anyone working in or with municipal government in Nova Scotia.
The Municipal Government Act:
- ensures a strong relationship between the municipal sector and the Province based on mutual respect, consultation and co-operation,
- recognizes that municipalities are a responsible order of government accountable to the people,
- permits local councils to administer and organize their affairs and to deliver services in their communities, and
- recognizes the importance of ongoing consultation with municipalities on matters of mutual interest.
This Resource Binder provides a background of the Municipal Government Act and an overview of the content. It also serves as a guide for interpreting and implementing the Act.