C-47.1 - Municipal Powers Act

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17.1. A local municipality may operate, alone or with another person, an enterprise that produces electricity at a wind farm or a hydro-electric power plant.
In the case of a hydro-electric power plant, the enterprise must be controlled by the local municipality. However, if the local municipality operates the enterprise with a regional county municipality or a band council within the meaning of the Indian Act (R.S.C. 1985, c. I-5) or the Cree-Naskapi (of Quebec) Act (S.C. 1984, c. 18), the enterprise may be controlled by one or more of those operators.
For the purposes of the first and second paragraphs, a local municipality whose territory is included in that of a regional county municipality may not operate an enterprise producing electricity at a hydro-electric power plant unless the regional county municipality has agreed to it.
If the enterprise is operated jointly under the first paragraph with another municipality or a band council, it need not be operated in the territory of all of those operators.
2005, c. 50, s. 107; 2006, c. 31, s. 118; 2010, c. 42, s. 15.
17.1. A local municipality may operate, alone or with another person, an enterprise that produces electricity at a wind farm or a hydro-electric power plant.
In the case of a hydro-electric power plant, the enterprise must be controlled by the local municipality. However, if the local municipality operates the enterprise with a regional county municipality or a band council within the meaning of the Indian Act (Revised Statutes of Canada, 1985, chapter I-5) or the Cree-Naskapi (of Quebec) Act (Statutes of Canada, 1984, chapter 18), the enterprise may be controlled by one or more of those operators.
For the purposes of the first and second paragraphs, a local municipality whose territory is included in that of a regional county municipality may not operate an enterprise producing electricity at a hydro-electric power plant unless the regional county municipality has agreed to it.
2005, c. 50, s. 107; 2006, c. 31, s. 118.
17.1. A local municipality may form a limited partnership with a private-sector enterprise for the purpose of producing electric power by harnessing wind energy.
The private-sector enterprise must at all times provide at least half of the contribution to the common stock of the partnership and must be the partnership’s general partner.
2005, c. 50, s. 107.