A-15 - Act respecting municipal contribution to railway crossing protection

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chapter A-15
Act respecting municipal contribution to railway crossing protection
The Minister of Municipal Affairs is responsible for the administration of this Act. Order in Council 1646-2022 dated 20 October 2022, (2022) 154 G.O. 2 (French), 6518.
1. The council of any local municipality may, notwithstanding any inconsistent provisions of any general or special Act, pass a by-law or by-laws providing for the contribution by such municipality to the expense of safeguarding, whether by the erection and maintenance of gates or the construction of tunnels or overhead bridges or other like devices, the approaches to a railway which crosses on the level any public road which the municipality is interested in protecting within its territory or within a distance of 8 km therefrom; and may, for the purposes of such contribution, by the same or by another by-law, borrow money and issue the bonds or debentures therefor.
R. S. 1964, c. 181, s. 1; 1984, c. 47, s. 213; 1996, c. 2, s. 27.
2. No by-law mentioned in this Act shall be subject to the approval of the qualified voters of the municipality, but the same shall otherwise be subject to the law applicable to the municipality with respect to such a by-law.
R. S. 1964, c. 181, s. 2; 1987, c. 57, s. 661; 1996, c. 2, s. 28.
3. (This section ceased to have effect on 17 April 1987).
1982, c. 21, s. 1; U. K., 1982, c. 11, Sch. B, Part I, s. 33.

In accordance with section 17 of the Act respecting the consolidation of the statutes (chapter R-3), chapter 181 of the Revised Statutes, 1964, in force on 31 December 1977, is repealed effective from the coming into force of chapter A-15 of the Revised Statutes.