Bill 60 2012
An Act to amend the Municipal Act, 2001 to provide that the head of council of The Regional Municipality of York must be elected
Note: This Act amends the Municipal Act, 2001. For the legislative history of the Act, see the Table of Consolidated Public Statutes – Detailed Legislative History at www.e-Laws.gov.on.ca.
Her Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Ontario, enacts as follows:
1. Section 218 of the Municipal Act, 2001 is amended by adding the following subsections:
Exception, The Regional Municipality of York
(1.1) In the case of The Regional Municipality of York, paragraph 2 of subsection (1) does not apply and instead the following rule applies:
1. The head of council shall be elected by general vote in accordance with the Municipal Elections Act, 1996.
(1.2) Subsection (1.1) does not apply until the next regular election after subsection (1.1) comes into force is held.
2. This Act comes into force on the day it receives Royal Assent.
3. The short title of this Act is the Municipal Amendment Act (Election of Chair of York Region), 2012.
The Municipal Act, 2001 is amended to provide that the head of council of The Regional Municipality of York must be elected and may not be appointed.