Municipal Amendment Act (Expense Allowances), 1996


The Bill amends the Municipal Act to provide that, beginning in 1997, no part of an amount of salary or other remuneration that a member of a council of a municipality or a local board receives shall be deemed to be an expense allowance.


An Act to amend

the Municipal Act

Her Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Ontario, enacts as follows:

1. Section 255 of the Municipal Act is repealed and the following substituted:

No expense allowance

255. Despite this Act or any other general or special Act, beginning in 1997, if an elected member of a council of a municipality or a local board, as defined in the Municipal Affairs Act, receives a salary, indemnity, allowance or other remuneration under a by-law or resolution of the council or the local board, no part of that amount shall be deemed to be paid for expenses incident to the member's discharge of duties.


2. This Act comes into force on the day it receives Royal Assent.

Short title

3. The short title of this Act is the Municipal Amendment Act (Expense Allowances), 1996.