News release

Condominium Act Discussion Paper Available

A discussion paper on condo development and operation is available for public feedback.

A committee of provincial staff and representatives of interested groups is reviewing the Condominium Act and has released a discussion paper on the legislation.

"Consumer protection continues to be a priority for the province," said Jamie Muir, Minister of Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations. "The condo market has grown considerably in the past 10 years and it was time for a review of the act."

The discussion paper and response booklet are available online at www.gov.ns.ca/snsmr/condoact or by phoning 902-424-5200 in Halifax Regional Municipality or toll-free at 1-800-670-4357.

Deadline for feedback submissions is Feb. 13.

The Condominium Act feedback is a separate initiative from Homeowner Protection Review, which dealt with, among other things, new home construction.

FOR BROADCAST USE:

A discussion paper on the development and operation of condos is available for public feedback as part of a review of the Condominium Act.

The discussion paper and response booklet are available online at w-w-w dot gov dot n-s dot c-a slash s-n-s-m-r slash condo act or by phoning 902-424-5200 in HRM or toll free at 1- 800-670-4357.

Deadline for feedback submissions is February 13th.

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