City of Mississauga Act, 1995
The purpose of the Bill is to allow the City of Mississauga to extend their property tax credit program indefinitely. At present, the program is scheduled to expire in 1995. The Bill also provides for a designate of the treasurer to be able to sign the notices that are to be filed in the land registry office.
An Act respecting the
City of Mississauga
The Corporation of the City of Mississauga has applied for special legislation in respect of the matters set out in this Act.
It is appropriate to grant the application.
Therefore, Her Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Ontario, enacts as follows:
1. Section 2 of the City of Mississauga Act, 1987, being chapter Pr8, as re-enacted by the Statutes of Ontario, 1990, chapter Pr29, section 1, is repealed and the following substituted:
Tax credit and refund authorized
2. The council of the Corporation may pass by-laws authorizing and directing the treasurer of the Corporation to allow owners of residential real property in the City of Mississauga a uniform credit or refund in an amount of $150 per year or such greater amount as the by-law may provide against municipal taxes in respect of the residential real property,
(a) if the owner or the spouse of the owner, or both,
(i) has or have attained the age of 60 years and is or are receiving benefits under the Family Benefits Act or assistance under the General Welfare Assistance Act,
(ii) has or have attained the age of 65 years and is or are receiving a monthly guaranteed income supplement under Part II of the Old Age Security Act (Canada), or
(iii) is or are handicapped and is or are receiving benefits under the Family Benefits Act or assistance under the General Welfare Assistance Act;
(b) if the owner or the spouse of the owner, or both, occupies or occupy the property in respect of which municipal taxes are imposed as his, her or their personal residence; and
(c) if the owner or the spouse of the owner, or both, has or have been assessed as the owner of residential real property in the municipality for a period of not lessthan one year, or for a period of not less than such other number of years up to five as the by-law may provide, immediately preceding the date of application for the credit.
2. Section 8 of the Act is repealed and the following substituted:
Notice of lien
8. (1) If a credit or refund has been allowed under the by-law for the first time for any real property or for the first time after a lien under this section for any real property has been discharged, a notice signed by the treasurer of the Corporation or his or her designate stating that a credit or refund has been allowed together with a description of the property sufficient for registration shall be registered in the appropriate land registry office.
Discharge of lien
(2) Upon payment in full to the treasurer of the Corporation of the amount of all outstanding credits and refunds allowed in respect of any property, a certificate of the treasurer or his or her designate showing the payment shall be registered and upon so doing the lien is discharged.
3. The City of Mississauga Act, 1990, being chapter Pr29, is repealed.
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4. This Act comes into force on the day it receives Royal Assent.
5. The short title of this Act is the City of Mississauga Act, 1995.