Dartmouth in the Legislature, Public Acts 1789-1996

This is a list of all of the Legislative acts passed in the Nova Scotia legislature from 1789-1996 in regards to Dartmouth, be it “Dartmouth Town”, the “Dartmouth town plot”, “Dartmouth township”, the “Town of Dartmouth” or the “City of Dartmouth”.

For a copy of any of the sources for the following, in case the original is moved or lost, you can find backups here:
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Notable acts:

 
1789: An act to enable the Inhabitants of the Town Plot of Dartmouth to use and occupy the Common Field…in such way as they may think most beneficial to them
1818: An act to extend the provisions of c15 of 1761 relating to Trespasses, to the Town of Pictou and the Town Plot of Dartmouth
1821: To extend the Act for appointing Firewards to the Town of Dartmouth
1828: To extend the Act relating to Commissioners of Highways to the Town of Dartmouth
1841: For regulating the Dartmouth Common
1842: An act for establishing a Public Burial Ground at Dartmouth
1846: An Act to define and establish the Lines of the Township of Dartmouth
1847: In relation to Assessment for a Fire Engine at Dartmouth
1847: An act relating to Streets and Highways … in the Town of Dartmouth
1848: Additional Act relating to the Dartmouth Common
1850: An Act concerning Town Property in Dartmouth
1850: An act to authorize the appointment of Trustees for the Public Burial Ground at Dartmouth
1862: For the establishment of Police Regulations in the Town of Dartmouth
1865: For the appropriation of Police Fines in the town of Dartmouth
1866: To authorize an assessment on the inhabitants of the Town Plot of Dartmouth
1868: To amend the several Acts relating to the Dartmouth Common
1870: An Act to Incorporate the Proprietors of Prince Arthur Park
1873: To Incorporate the Town of Dartmouth
1877: To amend the Act to Incorporate the Town of Dartmouth
1880: To establish a Board of Health for the Town of Dartmouth
1882: To enable the town of Dartmouth to grant a subsidy and levy an assessment in aid of Railway extension into the town
1886: A consolidation relating to the Town of Dartmouth
1902: Act to consolidate the Acts relating to the Town of Dartmouth
1961: An Act relating to the City of Dartmouth
1962: City of Dartmouth Charter

Detailed legislative index:

Time Period

Title of the Act, Year, Chapter
(Link to source)

1758-1799 An Act in addition to, and amendment of, an Act for Establishing and regulating Ferries, 1785 c5 (expired)
An act to enable the Inhabitants of the Town Plot of Dartmouth to use and occupy the Common Field, granted them by his excellency the Lieutenant-Governor, in such way as they may think most beneficial to them, 1789 c6
An act for extending an act … to prevent unnecessary firing of guns, and other fire arms … to the Town Plot of Dartmouth, 1793 c12
An act to enable the Governor, Lieutenant Governor, or Commander in chief for the time being, to appoint Trustees, for the Common of the Town of Dartmouth, on the death, or removal, of the Trustees holding the same, and to vacate that part of the grant of the Common aforesaid, which vests trust in the heirs, executors or administrators, of the Trustees, named in the said grant, on the death of such Trustees, 1797 c2
1800-1849 An act to extend the provisions of c15 of 1761 relating to Trespasses, to the Town of Pictou and the Town Plot of Dartmouth, 1818 c23
To extend the Act for appointing Firewards to the Town of Dartmouth, 1820-21 c32
To extend the Act relating to Commissioners of Highways to the Town of Dartmouth 1828 c27
To amend the last named (To extend the Act relating to Commissioners of Highways, 1828 c27) 1840 c21
For regulating the Dartmouth Common, 1841 c52
An act for establishing a Public Burial Ground at Dartmouth 1842 c25
To amend the last named (An act for establishing a Public Burial Ground at Dartmouth 1842 c25) 1843 c47
An act to extend to the Town of Dartmouth … to regulate the Assize of Bread, 1843 c48
To continue the last named, 1844 c25
To further continue the same, 1845 c69
An Act to define and establish the Lines of the Township of Dartmouth, 1846 c49
In relation to Assessment for a Fire Engine at Dartmouth, 1847 c29
To provide for the opening of a new Road from Dartmouth to Eastern Shores, 1847 c38
An act relating to Streets and Highways … in the Town of Dartmouth 1847 c46
Additional Act relating to the Dartmouth Common, 1848 c10
1850-1874 An Act concerning Town Property in Dartmouth, 1850 c53
An act to authorize the appointment of Trustees for the Public Burial Ground at Dartmouth, 1850 c61
To provide for extending (To provide for the opening of a new Road from Dartmouth to Eastern Shores, 1847 c38), 1851 (1st session) c13
An act respecting Fire Engines at Dartmouth, 1851 (1st Session) c28
To extend (a new Road from Dartmouth to Eastern Shores) from Ship Harbour to Sheet Harbour, 1855 c52
To amend (An act respecting Fire Engines at Dartmouth, 1851 (1st Session) c28) the last named, 1857 c34
For the establishment of Police Regulations in the Town of Dartmouth, 1862 c42
For the appropriation of Police Fines in the town of Dartmouth, 1865 c105
To authorize an assessment on the inhabitants of the Town Plot of Dartmouth, 1866 c56
To amend the several Acts relating to the Dartmouth Common, 1868 c31
An Act to Incorporate the Proprietors of Prince Arthur Park 1870 c71
To further amend the same (To amend the several Acts relating to the Dartmouth Common, 1868 c31), Trustees of the Dartmouth Common may sell lots, 1872 c40
An Act to incorporate the Town of Dartmouth, 1873 c17
For holding the first Municipal Election in the Town of Dartmouth, 1873 c18
To authorize the Commissioners of Streets for the Town of Dartmouth to sell certain lands, 1873 c19
To authorize the sale of certain Water Lots in the Town of Dartmouth, 1873 c20
1875-1889 To provide for supplying the Town of Dartmouth with Water, 1876 c43
To amend the Act to incorporate the town of Dartmouth, 1877 c40
To establish a Board of Health for the Town of Dartmouth, 1880 c25
To amend, as to Fires and Firewards, so far as regards the town of Dartmouth 1880 c26
To enable the town of Dartmouth to grant a subsidy and levy an assessment in aid of Railway extension into the town, 1882 c37
To enable the Town Council of Dartmouth to levy an Assessment in aid of Railway extension, 1883 c32
To enable the Town of Dartmouth to purchase Land, 1884 c32
To amend the Acts relating to (a consolidation), 1886 c86
To ratify and confirm the transfer of certain lands by the Town of Dartmouth, 1887 c78
Towns’ Incorporation Act Section 3, 1888 c1
Act to amend the Act to incorporate the town of Dartmouth, 1888 c75
To provide a Water Supply and System of Sewerage to the Town of Dartmouth, 1889 c76
To amend the Towns’ Incorporation Act of 1888 so far as relates to the Town of Dartmouth, 1889 c88
To consolidate the Funded Debt of the Town of Dartmouth, 1889 c89
To provide for the improvement of the Dartmouth Common, 1889 c90
1890-1900 To amend the Act to incorporate the Town of Dartmouth, and legalize assessment, 1890 c79
To amend the Act to provide a Water Supply and System of Sewerage for the Town of Dartmouth, 1890 c80
To amend the Act to provide a water Supply and System of Sewerage for the Town of Dartmouth, as to meeting of Ratepayers, 1890 c81
To provide for the erection of New School Houses in the Town of Dartmouth and for other purposes, 1890 c82
Dartmouth Ferry Commission, Act to provide a Public Ferry between Dartmouth and Halifax, 1890 c83
Dartmouth Reading Room, Act to incorporate the Directors of, 1890 c173
Dartmouth Axe and Ladder Company, Act to incorporate, 1890 c174
Act to amend 1885 c52, incorporating a steam ferry company, limited, between Halifax and Dartmouth, 1890 c175
Dartmouth Tram and Power Company, Limited; Act to incorporate, 1890 c189
Act relating to the Public Ferry, 1891 c65
To provide for supplying the Town of Dartmouth with Water and Sewerage, 1891 c66
To amend the Towns’ Incorporation Act of 1888, so far as it relates to the Town of Dartmouth, 1892 c64
An Act to amend Chapter 83 of the Acts of 1890, entitled, “An Act to provide for the Establishment and Operation of a Public Ferry between Dartmouth and Halifax, and and (sic) the Act in amendment thereof.”, 1892 c65
To amend (To provide for supplying the Town of Dartmouth with Water and Sewerage, 1891 c66), 1892 c66
To further amend (Dartmouth Ferry Commission, Act to provide a Public Ferry between Dartmouth and Halifax, 1890 c83), 1893 c61
To amend the Town’s Incorporation Act of 1888, so far as it relates to the Town of Dartmouth, 1893 c59
To further amend (To provide for supplying the Town of Dartmouth with Water and Sewerage, 1891 c66), 1893 c62
To abolish the Dartmouth Water Commission, 1893 c63
To provide for amending the list of Electors for the Town of Dartmouth, 1893 c64
To provide for the erecting of new School Houses in the School Section of Dartmouth, 1894 c36
To consolidate the Acts relating to Public Ferry between Dartmouth and Halifax, 1894 c37
To consolidate the Acts for supplying the Town of Dartmouth with Water and Sewerage, 1894 c38
To amend (To consolidate the Acts for supplying the Town of Dartmouth with Water and Sewerage, 1894 c38), 1895 c50
To amend c37 of 1894. respecting Public Ferry between Dartmouth and Halifax, 1895 c51
To amend 1895 c5, to amend and consolidate the Acts Relating to Municipal Assessment, 1896 c14
To amend 1895 c5, to amend and consolidate the Acts Relating to Municipal Assessment, 1896 c15
An act to amend the Municipal Assessment Act of 1895, 1896 c16
Hospital for Insane shall be deemed a part of the Town, 1896 c19
To amend (the Towns’ Incorporation Act of 1888, so far as it relates to the Town of Dartmouth, 1892 c64), 1896 c34
Act respecting; may accept suretyship bond, 1896 c35
To provide for list of Voters for the Town of Dartmouth for 1896, 1896 c36
Respecting Water and Sewerage in the Town of Dartmouth, 1896 c37
To amend, as to issue of debentures, assessments, voters, 1897 c50
To legalize Revisors’ Lists, 1897 c51
An Act relating to the Town of Dartmouth, Authorized to borrow money, planting of trees, marine railway, sewers, water service, 1898 c68
Respecting certain Bonds of the Town of Dartmouth, and the Ferry Commission, 1898 c69
An Act relating to the Town of Dartmouth, Respecting Pulp and Paper manufacturing, 1898 c70
To amend (An Act relating to the Town of Dartmouth, Respecting Pulp and Paper manufacturing, 1898 c70), 1899 c68
An Act respecting certain Bonds of the Town of Dartmouth, 1898 c69
Relating to the Dartmouth Ferry Commission, 1898 c71
To provide for the erection of a new Town Hall in the Town of Dartmouth, 1899 c69
To provide for the extension of the Water and Sewerage System, 1899 c70
To enable the Town of Dartmouth to operate an Electric Light Plant, 1899 c71
To enable the Trustees of the Dartmouth Temperance Reform Club to sell and convey the property of the Club, 1899 c72
To amend sundry provisions in the Laws relating to the Town of Dartmouth, as to water and sewerage, water rates, arrears of County rates, licensing of junk dealers, plan of Town, use of trading stamps, 1900 c59
An Act to provide for a Public Cemetery for the Town of Dartmouth, 1900 c60
1901-1923 Dartmouth; Act to amend c50, Acts 1897, amending Towns’ Incorporation Act so far as relates to, 1901 c65
Dartmouth; Act to provide for extension of water and sewerage system, 1901 c66
Dartmouth; Act to further amend Acts for supplying with water and sewerage, 1901 c67
Dartmouth; Act to amend c70, Acts 1898 relating to town, 1901 c68
Town of Dartmouth; Act to provide for erection of Bathing Houses, 1901 c69
Dartmouth; Act to consolidate the Acts relating to the town, 1902 c56
Dartmouth; Act to enable town to exempt Moir, Son & Co from certain taxes 1903 c80
An Act to amend the Act to Consolidate the Acts relating to the Town of Dartmouth 1903 c81
An Act to authorize the Municipality of the County of Halifax to borrow money to redeem Court House Debentures (amended) 1903 c82
An Act to amend the Act to Consolidate the Acts relating to the Town of Dartmouth 1904 c59
Dartmouth; Act respecting Compulsory Education of children in 1904 c60
An Act to amend Chapter 56, Acts of 1902, entitled, “An Act to consolidate the Acts relating to the Town of Dartmouth” 1905 c58
An Act to amend Chapter 56, Acts of 1902, entitled, “An Act to consolidate the Acts relating to the Town of Dartmouth” 1906 c72
An Act to amend Chapter 56, Acts of 1902, entitled, “An Act to consolidate the Acts relating to the Town of Dartmouth” 1906 c73
Dartmouth; Act to enable to borrow for water and sewerage purposes 1906 c74
An Act to amend Chapter 56, Acts of 1902, entitled, “An Act to consolidate the Acts relating to the Town of Dartmouth” 1907 c74
An Act to amend Chapter 56, Acts of 1902, entitled, “An Act to consolidate the Acts relating to the Town of Dartmouth” 1907 c75
Dartmouth; Act relating to the town and to enable to borrow, etc 1908 c78
Dartmouth Ferry; Act to amend c83, Acts 1890, relating to 1908 c79
Dartmouth; Act relating to school districts adjoining 1908 c80
Dartmouth Tram and Power Co., Ltd.; Act to revive and amend c189, Acts 1890, incorporating 1908 c138
Dartmouth; Act respecting 1909 c75
Dartmouth; Act respecting, amended 1910 c67
Dartmouth; Act relating to 1910 c87
Dartmouth; Act relating to (An Act relating to the Parish of Christ’s Church, Dartmouth) 1910 c131
Dartmouth; Act relating to (An Act to Incorporate the Dartmouth Boys’ Christian Association) 1910 c133
Dartmouth; Act relating to 1911 c58
An Act to Amend Section 66 of Chapter 56, Acts of 1902, entitled “An Act to Consolidate the Acts Relating to the Town of Dartmouth.” 1911 c59
Dartmouth and Cow Bay Electric Co., Ltd.; Act to incorporate 1911 c120
Dartmouth and Cow Bay Electric Co., Ltd.; Act to incorporate 1911 c120, amended 1914 c170
Dartmouth; Act relating to borrowing for Ferry 1912 c102
Dartmouth; Act to enable to issue debentures for water, etc 1912 c103
Dartmouth; Act relating to the town of 1913 c86
Dartmouth and Halifax Medical Examiner; Act respecting, 1914 c21
Dartmouth: Act relating to the town of 1914 c97
Dartmouth; Act relating to the town of 1915 c52
Dartmouth; Act relating to the town of 1916 c58
Dartmouth; Act relating to the town of 1916 c58, amended 1917 c98
Dartmouth; Act relating to the town of 1918 c77
Dartmouth; Act relating to the town of 1919 c94
An Act to Enable the Town of Dartmouth to Borrow Money for the purpose of widening Windmill Road 1919 c95
Dartmouth Memorial Hospital; Act to incorporate 1919 c143
Dartmouth; Act relating to 1920 c106
Dartmouth Gas and Electric Light and Heating and Power Co., Ltd.; Act to amend c132, Acts 1899, incorporating 1920 c181
Dartmouth: Act relating to 1921 c93
Dartmouth; Act relating to 1920 c106, amended 1921 c94
Dartmouth: Act relating to 1922 c65
Dartmouth: Act relating to 1923 c73
1924-1954 Acts relating to, (1902, c56) amended 1924 c74
Act relating to 1925 c97
Act relating to 1926 c75
Act relating to 1927 c77
Act relating to 1928 c81, to borrow for retiring debentures, to borrow for schools, Poll Tax for women
Halifax-Dartmouth Bridge Company Limited, Act to incorporate 1928 c143
Act relating to 1929 c84, to borrow for fire department, to borrow for sewers and fire service
Act relating to 1930 c75
Halifax-Dartmouth Bridge Company Limited, Act to incorporate 1928 c143 amended 1930 c127
Act relating to 1931 c86, to borrow for retiring debentures, to borrow for streets and water service
Act relating to 1932 c67, to borrow for retiring debentures, to borrow to repay overdraft and sidewalk water and sewer services
Act relating to 1933 c76, to borrow generally
to borrow for streets 1934 c69
to borrow for general purposes 1934 c70
An Act Relating to the Dartmouth Ferry Commission, to provide pensions for employees 1934 c71
Act relating to 1935 c57
Act relating to 1935 c58
Act relating to 1936 c64
Act relating to 1936 c65
Act relating to 1937 c73
Act relating to 1937 c74
Act relating to 1938 c60
Halifax and Dartmouth Metropolitan Area Act 1939 c68
Act relating to 1939 c74
Act relating to 1939 c75
Act relating to 1940 c62
Act relating to 1941 c59
Dartmouth Ferry Commission, to authorize contribution to Canadian War Services Fund 1941 c73
Act relating to 1942 c55
Act relating to 1943 c54
Act relating to 1943 c55
Act relating to 1944 c56
Act relating to 1945 c81
Act relating to 1946 c61
Act relating to 1947 c77
Act relating to provide pensions for employees of the Dartmouth Ferry Commission 1948 c85
Dartmouth Rink Commission, incorporated 1948 c110
Act relating to 1949 c75
Halifax-Dartmouth Bridge Commission Act 1950 c7
Act relating to 1950 c72
Dartmouth Rink Act 1950 c101
Act relating to 1951 c74
An Act to Amend Chapter 7 of the Acts of 1950, the Halifax-Dartmouth Bridge Commission Act (amended) 1952 c80
An Act to authorize the Halifax Dartmouth bridge commission to Create and Issue Bonds (ameded) 1952 81
Act relating to 1952 c94
Act relating to 1952 c95
Halifax and Dartmouth Public Ferry, (1890, c83), amended 1952 c133
Act relating to 1953 c59
Act relating to 1953 c60
Act relating to 1954 c74
Act relating to 1954 c75
further amended 1954 c101
1955-1967 Dartmouth, Town of, Act relating to 1955 c58
Dartmouth, Town of, Act relating to 1955 c59
Halifax Dartmouth Bridge Commission Act, amended 1955 c100
Dartmouth, Town of, Act relating to 1956 c56
Dartmouth, Town of, Act relating to 1956 c57
Halifax Dartmouth Bridge Commission, Act to authorize to issue bonds 1956 c80
Dartmouth, Town of, Act relating to 1957 c65
Dartmouth, Town of, Act relating to 1957 c66
Dartmouth, Town of, Act relating to 1958 c81
Dartmouth Ferry Commission, Act relating to 1958 c92
Halifax Dartmouth Bridge Commission Act, further amended 1958 c102
Halifax Dartmouth Real Estate Board, Act to Incorporate 1958 c110
Dartmouth, Town of, Act relating to 1959 c65
Dartmouth, Town of, Act relating to 1960 c73
Dartmouth, Town of, Act relating to 1960 c74
City of Dartmouth Act 1961 c64
Halifax Dartmouth Bridge Commission Act, further amended 1961 c119
Dartmouth, City of, Charter (in force 1-8-1962) 1962 c67
Act relating to City of Dartmouth Act 1962 c68
Act relating to City of Dartmouth Act 1962 c69
Halifax Dartmouth Regional Authority Act 1962 c72
Halifax Dartmouth Bridge Commission Act, further amended 1964 c14
Act relating to City of Dartmouth Act 1964 c71
Act relating to City of Dartmouth Act 1965 c70
Act relating to City of Dartmouth Act 1965 c71
Dartmouth, City of, Charter amended 1965 c72
Halifax Dartmouth Bridge Commission, Act to issue bonds 1965 c78
further amended 1965 c80
Dartmouth Rink Act (1950, c101); amended 1965 c95
Dartmouth, City of, Charter further amended 1966 c86
Dartmouth Hospital Commission, Act to Incorporate 1966 c116
Halifax Dartmouth Bridge Commission, Act amended 1966 c149
Dartmouth, City of, Charter further amended 1967 c67
Act to confirm Title to lands to City of Dartmouth 1967 c101
Halifax Dartmouth Bridge Commission Act, further amended 1967 c103
further amended 1967 c106
Halifax Dartmouth Bridge Commission, Act further amended 1967 c108
1968-1989 An Act to Amend Chapter 67 of the Acts of 1962, the Dartmouth City Charter 1968 c66
An Act to Amend Chapter 67 of the Acts of 1962, the Dartmouth City Charter 1968 c67
Dartmouth, City of, Act Relating to 1970 c90
Halifax Dartmouth Regional Authority Act (1962 c72) amended, 1970 c96
Dartmouth Rink Act (1950, c101) amended 1970 c134
Halifax Dartmouth Regional Authority Act further amended 1972 c72
Dartmouth, Town of, Act Relating To (1950 c27) amended 1974 c59
Dartmouth Hospital Commission Act 1975 c120
Halifax-Dartmouth Bridge Commission, Act to Authorize, to Issue Bonds (1952, c81); repealed, 1976 c19
Act to Authorize, to Issue Bonds (1956, c80); repealed, 1976 c20
Halifax Dartmouth Regional Authority Act repealed 1978 c9
Act Relating to the City of Dartmouth (1961, c64); amended 1978 c23
Dartmouth City Charter 1978 c43A
amended 1978-79 c4
further amended 1980 c66
Dartmouth Hospital Commission Act amended 1980 c97
further amended (Proclaimed 3-11-1981, in force 5-11-1981) 1981 c55
further amended 1982 c70
Act to Authorize, to Issue Bonds and Debentures and Borrow Money (1965, c78); repealed, 1983 c14
further amended 1983 c68
Halifax Dartmouth Port Development Commission Act 1984 c6
Dartmouth Sportsplex Commission Act 1984 c68
further amended 1984 c69
further amended 1985 c42
further amended 1986 c67
Dartmouth Common Act (in force 22-4-1986) 1986 c68
further amended 1987 c55
further amended 1988 c58
further amended 1989 c51
1990-2019 Dartmouth City Charter (1978, c43A); amended, 1990 c51
further amended, 1991 c18
further amended, 1992 c39
Dartmouth School Closing Act, 1992 c40
further amended, 1993 c51
Dartmouth Sportsplex Commission Act (1984, c68); amended, 1993 c52
further amended, 1994 c84
Dartmouth Common Act (1986, c68); amended, 1994 c87
further amended, 1994-95 c28
Halifax Regional Municipality Act, 1995 c3
Dartmouth Pollution Control Account Act, 1996 c12
repealed (effective 1-4-99), 1998 c18
Dartmouth Hospital Commission Act (1975, c120); repealed (in force 1-1-2002 by proclamation), 2000 c6 (with Health Authorities Act)
Halifax-Dartmouth Real Estate Board, An Act to Incorporate (1958, c110); amended, 2000 c19
Halifax Regional Municipality Charter, 2008 c39 amended by HRM By Design 2008, c41;
2009, c15, c16;
2010, Halifax Regional Municipality Charter (amended) c16, c52;
2010, Municipal Government Act (amended) and Halifax Regional Municipality Charter (amended) c64, ss3,4;
2011, Dangerous and Unsightly Premises Act c4, ss2-5;
2011, Halifax Regional Municipality Charter (amended) and Municipal Government Act (amended) c16;
2011, Halifax Regional Municipality Charter (amended) and Municipal Government Act (amended) c17, s1;
2012, Municipal Government Act (amended) and Halifax Regional Municipality Charter (amended) c59;
2012, Municipal Government Act (amended) and Halifax Regional Municipality Charter (amended) c63, ss5, 6;
2013, Halifax Regional Municipality Charter (amended) c18;
2014, Halifax Regional Municipality Charter (amended) c15;
2014, Halifax Regional Municipality Charter (amended) and Municipal Government Act (amended) c16, ss1-10;
2014, Halifax Regional Municipality Charter (amended) c49, Halifax Regional Municipality Charter (amended) c50;
2015, Halifax Regional Municipality Charter (amended) c20;
2015, Municipal Government Act (amended) and Halifax Regional Municipality Charter (amended) c24, ss4-6;
2016, Halifax Regional Municipality Charter (amended) c9;
2016, Municipal Government Act (amended) and Halifax Regional Municipality Charter (amended) c12, s2;
2016, Municipal Government Act (amended) and Halifax Regional Municipality Charter (amended) c13, ss3, 4;
2016, Halifax Regional Municipality Charter (amended) c22;
2016, Municipal Government Act (amended) and Halifax Regional Municipality Charter (amended) c25, ss3, 4;
2017, Municipal Government Act (amended) and Halifax Regional Municipality Charter (amended) c13, ss12, 15, 16
2018, Halifax Regional Municipality Charter (amended) c9,
2018, Halifax Regional Municipality Charter (amended) c10,
2018, Municipal Government Act (amended) c16,
2018, Municipal Government Act (amended) and Halifax Regional Municipality Charter (amended) c17,
2018, Municipal Government Act (amended) and Halifax Regional Municipality Charter (amended) c39
2019, Municipal Government Act (amended) and Halifax Regional Municipality Charter (amended) c19

Legislative acts 1758-1799:

https://nslegislature.ca/sites/default/files/pdfs/proceedings/ipla_1758-1900.pdf

An Act in addition to, and amendment of, an Act for Establishing and regulating Ferries, 1785 c5 (expired)

To see the Journal & votes of the House of Assembly regarding this bill, see Bill for establishing a free Ferry between Halifax and Dartmouth

An Act in addition to, and amendment of, an Act for Establishing and regulating Ferries, 1785 c5
An Act in addition to, and amendment of, an Act for Establishing and regulating Ferries, 1785 c5

An act to enable the Inhabitants of the Town Plot of Dartmouth to use and occupy the Common Field, granted them by his excellency the Lieutenant-Governor, in such way as they may think most beneficial to them, 1789 c6

(see P&L Acts of 1851, page 128)

https://www.canadiana.ca/view/oocihm.9_01616/509?r=0&s=3

An act for extending an act … to prevent unnecessary firing of guns, and other fire arms … to the Town Plot of Dartmouth, 1793 c12

To extend Act respecting Guns and Firearms to (Dartmouth), 1793 c12

To extend Act respecting Guns and Firearms to (Dartmouth), 1793 c12

An act to enable the Governor, Lieutenant Governor, or Commander in chief for the time being, to appoint Trustees, for the Common of the Town of Dartmouth, on the death, or removal, of the Trustees holding the same, and to vacate that part of the grant of the Common aforesaid, which vests trust in the heirs, executors or administrators, of the Trustees, named in the said grant, on the death of such Trustees, 1797 c2

(see P&L Acts of 1851, page 130)

Legislative acts 1800-1849:

https://nslegislature.ca/sites/default/files/pdfs/proceedings/ipla_1758-1900.pdf

An act to extend the provisions of c15 of 1761 relating to Trespasses, to the Town of Pictou and the Town Plot of Dartmouth, 1818 c23

To extend the provisions of c15 of 1761 relating to Trespasses, to the Town of Pictou and the Town Plot of Dartmouth, 1818 c23

To extend the provisions of c15 of 1761 relating to Trespasses, to the Town of Pictou and the Town Plot of Dartmouth, 1818 c23

To extend the Act for appointing Firewards to the Town of Dartmouth, 1820-21 c32

To extend the Act for appointing Firewards to (Dartmouth), 1820-21 c32

To extend the Act for appointing Firewards to (Dartmouth), 1820-21 c32

To extend the Act relating to Commissioners of Highways to the Town of Dartmouth 1828 c27

To extend the Act relating to Commissioners of Highways, 1828 c27

To extend the Act relating to Commissioners of Highways, 1828 c27

To amend the last named (To extend the Act relating to Commissioners of Highways, 1828 c27) 1840 c21

To amend the last named, (To extend the Act relating to Commissioners of Highways, 1828 c27) 1840 c21

To amend the last named, (To extend the Act relating to Commissioners of Highways, 1828 c27) 1840 c21

For regulating the Dartmouth Common, 1841 c52

(see P&L Acts of 1851, page 131)

An act for establishing a Public Burial Ground at Dartmouth 1842 c25

(see P&L Acts of 1851, pages 150, 151)

For establishing a Public Burial Ground, 1842 c25

For establishing a Public Burial Ground, 1842 c25

To amend the last named (An act for establishing a Public Burial Ground at Dartmouth 1842 c25) 1843 c47

To amend the last named, (For establishing a Public Burial Ground, 1842 c25) 1843 c47

To amend the last named, (For establishing a Public Burial Ground, 1842 c25) 1843 c47

An act to extend to the Town of Dartmouth … to regulate the Assize of Bread, 1843 c48

To extend the Act to regulate the Assize of Bread to the Town of Dartmouth, 1843 c48

To extend the Act to regulate the Assize of Bread to the Town of Dartmouth, 1843 c48

To continue the last named, 1844 c25

To continue the last named, (To extend the Act to regulate the Assize of Bread to the Town of Dartmouth, 1843 c48) 1844 c25

To continue the last named, (To extend the Act to regulate the Assize of Bread to the Town of Dartmouth, 1843 c48) 1844 c25

To further continue the same, 1845 c69

To further continue the same, (To extend the Act to regulate the Assize of Bread to the Town of Dartmouth, 1843 c48) 1845 c69

To further continue the same, (To extend the Act to regulate the Assize of Bread to the Town of Dartmouth, 1843 c48) 1845 c69

An Act to define and establish the Lines of the Township of Dartmouth, 1846 c49

An Act to define and establish the Lines of the Township of Dartmouth, 1846 c49

An Act to define and establish the Lines of the Township of Dartmouth, 1846 c49

In relation to Assessment for a Fire Engine at Dartmouth, 1847 c29

In relation to Assessment for a Fire Engine, 1847 c29

In relation to Assessment for a Fire Engine, 1847 c29

To provide for the opening of a new Road from Dartmouth to Eastern Shores, 1847 c38

(see also P. & L. Acts of 1851, page 328.)

To provide for the opening of a new Road to Eastern Shores, 1847 c38

To provide for the opening of a new Road to Eastern Shores, 1847 c38

An act relating to Streets and Highways … in the Town of Dartmouth 1847 c46

Additional Act relating to the Dartmouth Common, 1848 c10

Additional Act relating to the (Dartmouth) Common, 1848 c10

Additional Act relating to the (Dartmouth) Common, 1848 c10

Legislative acts 1850-1874:

https://nslegislature.ca/sites/default/files/pdfs/proceedings/ipla_1758-1900.pdf

An Act concerning Town Property in Dartmouth, 1850 c53

An Act concerning Town Property in Dartmouth, 1850 c53

An Act concerning Town Property in Dartmouth, 1850 c53

An act to authorize the appointment of Trustees for the Public Burial Ground at Dartmouth, 1850 c61

To authorize the appointment of Trustees for the Public Burial Ground, 1850 c61

To authorize the appointment of Trustees for the Public Burial Ground, 1850 c61

To provide for extending (To provide for the opening of a new Road from Dartmouth to Eastern Shores, 1847 c38), 1851 (1st session) c13

To provide for extending, (To provide for the opening of a new Road to Eastern Shores, 1847 c38) 1851 (first session) c13

To provide for extending, (To provide for the opening of a new Road to Eastern Shores, 1847 c38) 1851 (first session) c13

An act respecting Fire Engines at Dartmouth, 1851 (1st Session) c28

Respecting Fire Engines at (Dartmouth) (1st Session), 1851 c28

Respecting Fire Engines at (Dartmouth) (1st Session), 1851 c28

To extend (a new Road from Dartmouth to Eastern Shores) from Ship Harbour to Sheet Harbour, 1855 c52

To extend from Ship Harbour to Sheet Harbour, 1855 c52

To extend from Ship Harbour to Sheet Harbour, 1855 c52

To amend (An act respecting Fire Engines at Dartmouth, 1851 (1st Session) c28) the last named, 1857 c34

To amend the last named, (Respecting Fire Engines at (Dartmouth) (1st Session), 1851 c28) 1857 c34

To amend the last named, (Respecting Fire Engines at (Dartmouth) (1st Session), 1851 c28) 1857 c34

For the establishment of Police Regulations in the Town of Dartmouth, 1862 c42

For the establishment of Police Regulations in the Town of Dartmouth, 1862 c42

For the establishment of Police Regulations in the Town of Dartmouth, 1862 c42

For the appropriation of Police Fines in the town of Dartmouth, 1865 c105

For the appropriation of Police Fines, 1865 c105

For the appropriation of Police Fines, 1865 c105

To authorize an assessment on the inhabitants of the Town Plot of Dartmouth, 1866 c56

To assess the inhabitants of the (Dartmouth) Town Plot, 1866 c56

To assess the inhabitants of the (Dartmouth) Town Plot, 1866 c56

To amend the several Acts relating to the Dartmouth Common, 1868 c31

To further amend the same (To amend the several Acts relating to the Dartmouth Common, 1868 c31), Trustees of the Dartmouth Common may sell lots, 1872 c40

To further amend the same, Trustees of the Dartmouth Common may sell lots, 1872 c40

To further amend the same, Trustees of the Dartmouth Common may sell lots, 1872 c40

An Act to Incorporate the Proprietors of Prince Arthur Park 1870 c71

An Act to Incorporate the Proprietors of Prince Arthur Park, 1870 c71
An Act to Incorporate the Proprietors of Prince Arthur Park, 1870 c71

An Act to incorporate the Town of Dartmouth, 1873 c17

For holding the first Municipal Election in the Town of Dartmouth, 1873 c18

For holding the first Municipal Election in the Town of Dartmouth, 1873 c18

For holding the first Municipal Election in the Town of Dartmouth, 1873 c18

To authorize the Commissioners of Streets for the Town of Dartmouth to sell certain lands, 1873 c19

To authorize the sale of certain Water Lots in the Town of Dartmouth, 1873 c20

To authorize the sale of certain Water Lots in the Town of Dartmouth, 1873 c20

To authorize the sale of certain Water Lots in the Town of Dartmouth, 1873 c20

Legislative acts 1875-1889:

https://nslegislature.ca/sites/default/files/pdfs/proceedings/ipla_1758-1900.pdf

To provide for supplying the Town of Dartmouth with Water, 1876 c43

To amend the Act to incorporate the town of Dartmouth, 1877 c40

To establish a Board of Health for the Town of Dartmouth, 1880 c25

To establish a Board of Health for the Town of Dartmouth, 1880 c25

To establish a Board of Health for the Town of Dartmouth, 1880 c25

To amend, as to Fires and Firewards, so far as regards the town of Dartmouth 1880 c26

To enable the town of Dartmouth to grant a subsidy and levy an assessment in aid of Railway extension into the town, 1882 c37

To enable the Town Council of Dartmouth to levy an Assessment in aid of Railway extension, 1883 c32

To enable the Town of Dartmouth to purchase Land, 1884 c32

To amend the Acts relating to (a consolidation), 1886 c86

To ratify and confirm the transfer of certain lands by the Town of Dartmouth, 1887 c78

Towns’ Incorporation Act Section 3, 1888 c1

Act to amend the Act to incorporate the town of Dartmouth, 1888 c75

Act to amend the Act to incorporate the town of Dartmouth, 1888 c75

To provide a Water Supply and System of Sewerage to the Town of Dartmouth, 1889 c76

To amend the Towns’ Incorporation Act of 1888 so far as relates to the Town of Dartmouth, 1889 c88

To amend the Towns’ Incorporation Act of 1888 so far as relates to the Town of Dartmouth, 1889 c88

To consolidate the Funded Debt of the Town of Dartmouth, 1889 c89

To provide for the improvement of the Dartmouth Common, 1889 c90

Legislative acts 1890-1900:

https://nslegislature.ca/sites/default/files/pdfs/proceedings/ipla_1758-1900.pdf

To amend the Act to incorporate the Town of Dartmouth, and legalize assessment, 1890 c79

To amend the Act to incorporate the Town of Dartmouth, and legalize assessment, 1890 c79

To amend the Act to incorporate the Town of Dartmouth, and legalize assessment, 1890 c79

To amend the Act to provide a Water Supply and System of Sewerage for the Town of Dartmouth, 1890 c80

To amend the Act to provide a Water Supply and System of Sewerage for the Town of Dartmouth, 1890 c80

To amend the Act to provide a Water Supply and System of Sewerage for the Town of Dartmouth, 1890 c80

To amend the Act to provide a water Supply and System of Sewerage for the Town of Dartmouth, as to meeting of Ratepayers, 1890 c81

To amend the Act to provide a water Supply and System of Sewerage for the Town of Dartmouth, as to meeting of Ratepayers, 1890 c81

To amend the Act to provide a water Supply and System of Sewerage for the Town of Dartmouth, as to meeting of Ratepayers, 1890 c81

To provide for the erection of New School Houses in the Town of Dartmouth and for other purposes, 1890 c82

Dartmouth Ferry Commission, Act to provide a Public Ferry between Dartmouth and Halifax, 1890 c83

Dartmouth Reading Room, Act to incorporate the Directors of, 1890 c173

Dartmouth Axe and Ladder Company, Act to incorporate, 1890 c174

Act to amend 1885 c52, incorporating a steam ferry company, limited, between Halifax and Dartmouth, 1890 c175

Act to amend 1885 c52, incorporating a steam ferry company, limited, between Halifax and Dartmouth, 1890 c175

Act to amend 1885 c52, incorporating a steam ferry company, limited, between Halifax and Dartmouth, 1890 c175

Dartmouth Tram and Power Company, Limited; Act to incorporate, 1890 c189

Act relating to the Public Ferry, 1891 c65

To provide for supplying the Town of Dartmouth with Water and Sewerage, 1891 c66

To amend the Towns’ Incorporation Act of 1888, so far as it relates to the Town of Dartmouth, 1892 c64

An Act to amend Chapter 83 of the Acts of 1890, entitled, “An Act to provide for the Establishment and Operation of a Public Ferry between Dartmouth and Halifax, and and (sic) the Act in amendment thereof.”, 1892 c65

To amend (To provide for supplying the Town of Dartmouth with Water and Sewerage, 1891 c66), 1892 c66

To further amend (Dartmouth Ferry Commission, Act to provide a Public Ferry between Dartmouth and Halifax, 1890 c83), 1893 c61

To further amend c. 83 of 1890, 1893 c61

To further amend c. 83 of 1890, 1893 c61

To amend the Town’s Incorporation Act of 1888, so far as it relates to the Town of Dartmouth, 1893 c59

To amend the Town's Incorporation Act of 1888, so far as it relates to the Town of Dartmouth, 1893 c59

To amend the Town’s Incorporation Act of 1888, so far as it relates to the Town of Dartmouth, 1893 c59

To further amend (To provide for supplying the Town of Dartmouth with Water and Sewerage, 1891 c66), 1893 c62

To abolish the Dartmouth Water Commission, 1893 c63

To provide for amending the list of Electors for the Town of Dartmouth, 1893 c64

To provide for amending the list of Electors for the Town of Dartmouth, 1893 c64

To provide for amending the list of Electors for the Town of Dartmouth, 1893 c64

To provide for the erecting of new School Houses in the School Section of Dartmouth, 1894 c36

To provide for the erecting of new School Houses in the School Section of Dartmouth, 1894 c36

To provide for the erecting of new School Houses in the School Section of Dartmouth, 1894 c36

To consolidate the Acts relating to Public Ferry between Dartmouth and Halifax, 1894 c37

To consolidate the Acts for supplying the Town of Dartmouth with Water and Sewerage, 1894 c38

To amend (To consolidate the Acts for supplying the Town of Dartmouth with Water and Sewerage, 1894 c38), 1895 c50

To amend c37 of 1894. respecting Public Ferry between Dartmouth and Halifax, 1895 c51

To amend c37 of 1894. respecting Public Ferry between Dartmouth and Halifax, 1895 c51

To amend 1895 c5, to amend and consolidate the Acts Relating to Municipal Assessment, 1896 c14

To amend 1895 c5, to amend and consolidate the Acts Relating to Municipal Assessment, 1896 c15

To amend 1895 c5, to amend and consolidate the Acts Relating to Municipal Assessment, 1896 c15

An act to amend the Municipal Assessment Act of 1895, 1896 c16

An act to amend the Municipal Assessment Act of 1895, 1896 c16

Hospital for Insane shall be deemed a part of the Town, 1896 c19

Hospital for Insane shall be deemed a part of the Town, 1896 c19

To amend (the Towns’ Incorporation Act of 1888, so far as it relates to the Town of Dartmouth, 1892 c64), 1896 c34

To amend c64 of 1892, 1896 c34

To amend c64 of 1892, 1896 c34

Act respecting; may accept suretyship bond, 1896 c35

Act respecting; may accept suretyship bond, 1896 c35

Act respecting; may accept suretyship bond, 1896 c35

To provide for list of Voters for the Town of Dartmouth for 1896, 1896 c36

To provide for list of Voters for the Town of Dartmouth for 1896, 1896 c36

To provide for list of Voters for the Town of Dartmouth for 1896, 1896 c36

Respecting Water and Sewerage in the Town of Dartmouth, 1896 c37

To amend, as to issue of debentures, assessments, voters, 1897 c50

To legalize Revisors’ Lists, 1897 c51

To legalize Revisors' Lists, 1897 c51

To legalize Revisors’ Lists, 1897 c51

An Act relating to the Town of Dartmouth, Authorized to borrow money, planting of trees, marine railway, sewers, water service, 1898 c68

Respecting certain Bonds of the Town of Dartmouth, and the Ferry Commission, 1898 c69

An Act relating to the Town of Dartmouth, Respecting Pulp and Paper manufacturing, 1898 c70

To amend (An Act relating to the Town of Dartmouth, Respecting Pulp and Paper manufacturing, 1898 c70), 1899 c68

To amend c70 of 1898, 1899 c68

To amend c70 of 1898, 1899 c68

An Act respecting certain Bonds of the Town of Dartmouth, 1898 c69

Relating to the Dartmouth Ferry Commission, 1898 c71

Relating to the Dartmouth Ferry Commission, 1898 c71

Relating to the Dartmouth Ferry Commission, 1898 c71

To provide for the erection of a new Town Hall in the Town of Dartmouth, 1899 c69

To provide for the extension of the Water and Sewerage System, 1899 c70

To enable the Town of Dartmouth to operate an Electric Light Plant, 1899 c71

To enable the Trustees of the Dartmouth Temperance Reform Club to sell and convey the property of the Club, 1899 c72

To enable the Trustees of the Dartmouth Temperance Reform Club to sell and convey the property of the Club, 1899 c72

To enable the Trustees of the Dartmouth Temperance Reform Club to sell and convey the property of the Club, 1899 c72

To amend sundry provisions in the Laws relating to the Town of Dartmouth, as to water and sewerage, water rates, arrears of County rates, licensing of junk dealers, plan of Town, use of trading stamps, 1900 c59

An Act to provide for a Public Cemetery for the Town of Dartmouth, 1900 c60

Legislative acts 1901-1923:

https://nslegislature.ca/sites/default/files/pdfs/proceedings/ipla_1901-1923.pdf

Dartmouth; Act to amend c50, Acts 1897, amending Towns’ Incorporation Act so far as relates to, 1901 c65

Dartmouth; Act to amend c50, Acts 1897, amending Towns' Incorporation Act so far as relates to, 1901 c65

Dartmouth; Act to amend c50, Acts 1897, amending Towns’ Incorporation Act so far as relates to, 1901 c65

Dartmouth; Act to provide for extension of water and sewerage system, 1901 c66

Dartmouth; Act to further amend Acts for supplying with water and sewerage, 1901 c67

Dartmouth; Act to amend c70, Acts 1898 relating to town, 1901 c68

Dartmouth; Act to amend c70, Acts 1898 relating to town, 1901 c68

Dartmouth; Act to amend c70, Acts 1898 relating to town, 1901 c68

Town of Dartmouth; Act to provide for erection of Bathing Houses, 1901 c69

Dartmouth; Act to consolidate the Acts relating to the town, 1902 c56

Dartmouth; Act to enable town to exempt Moir, Son & Co from certain taxes 1903 c80

amended 1903 c81

amended 1903 c82

amended 1904 c59

Dartmouth; Act respecting Compulsory Education of children in 1904 c60

amended 1905 c58

amended 1906 c72

amended 1906 c72

amended 1906 c72

amended 1906 c73

amended 1906 c73

amended 1906 c73

Dartmouth; Act to enable to borrow for water and sewerage purposes 1906 c74

amended 1907 c74

amended 1907 c74

amended 1907 c74

amended 1907 c75

Dartmouth; Act relating to the town and to enable to borrow, etc 1908 c78

Dartmouth Ferry; Act to amend c83, Acts 1890, relating to 1908 c79

Dartmouth; Act relating to school districts adjoining 1908 c80

Dartmouth Tram and Power Co., Ltd.; Act to revive and amend c189, Acts 1890, incorporating 1908 c138

Dartmouth; Act respecting 1909 c75

Dartmouth; Act respecting, amended 1910 c67

Dartmouth; Act relating to 1910 c87

Dartmouth; Act relating to 1910 c131

Dartmouth; Act relating to 1910 c131

Dartmouth; Act relating to 1910 c131

Dartmouth; Act relating to 1910 c133

Dartmouth; Act relating to 1911 c58

An Act to Amend Section 66 of Chapter 56, Acts of 1902, entitled “An Act to Consolidate the Acts Relating to the Town of Dartmouth.” 1911 c59

amended 1911 c59

Dartmouth and Cow Bay Electric Co., Ltd.; Act to incorporate 1911 c120

Dartmouth and Cow Bay Electric Co., Ltd.; Act to incorporate 1911 c120, amended 1914 c170

Dartmouth and Cow Bay Electric Co., Ltd.; Act to incorporate 1911 c120, amended 1914 c170

Dartmouth and Cow Bay Electric Co., Ltd.; Act to incorporate 1911 c120, amended 1914 c170

Dartmouth; Act relating to borrowing for Ferry 1912 c102

Dartmouth; Act relating to borrowing for Ferry 1912 c102

Dartmouth; Act relating to borrowing for Ferry 1912 c102

Dartmouth; Act to enable to issue debentures for water, etc 1912 c103

Dartmouth; Act to enable to issue debentures for water, etc 1912 c103

Dartmouth; Act to enable to issue debentures for water, etc 1912 c103

Dartmouth; Act relating to the town of 1913 c86

Dartmouth and Halifax Medical Examiner; Act respecting, 1914 c21

Dartmouth and Halifax Medical Examiner; Act respecting, 1914 c21

Dartmouth and Halifax Medical Examiner; Act respecting, 1914 c21

Dartmouth: Act relating to the town of 1914 c97

Dartmouth; Act relating to the town of 1915 c52

Dartmouth; Act relating to the town of 1916 c58

Dartmouth; Act relating to the town of 1916 c58, amended 1917 c98

Dartmouth; Act relating to the town of 1918 c77

Dartmouth; Act relating to the town of 1919 c94

An Act to Enable the Town of Dartmouth to Borrow Money for the purpose of widening Windmill Road 1919 c95

Dartmouth Memorial Hospital; Act to incorporate 1919 c143

Dartmouth; Act relating to 1920 c106

Dartmouth Gas and Electric Light and Heating and Power Co., Ltd.; Act to amend c132, Acts 1899, incorporating 1920 c181

Dartmouth Gas and Electric Light and Heating and Power Co., Ltd.; Act to amend c132, Acts 1899, incorporating 1920 c181

Dartmouth Gas and Electric Light and Heating and Power Co., Ltd.; Act to amend c132, Acts 1899, incorporating 1920 c181

Dartmouth: Act relating to 1921 c93

Dartmouth; Act relating to 1920 c106, amended 1921 c94

Dartmouth; Act relating to 1920 c106, amended 1921 c94

Dartmouth; Act relating to 1920 c106, amended 1921 c94

Dartmouth: Act relating to 1922 c65

Dartmouth: Act relating to 1923 c73

Legislative acts 1924-1954:

https://nslegislature.ca/sites/default/files/pdfs/proceedings/ipla_1924-1954.pdf

Acts relating to, (1902, c56) amended 1924 c74

Act relating to 1925 c97

Act relating to 1926 c75

Act relating to 1927 c77

Act relating to 1928 c81, to borrow for retiring debentures, to borrow for schools, Poll Tax for women

Halifax-Dartmouth Bridge Company Limited, Act to incorporate 1928 c143

Act relating to 1929 c84, to borrow for fire department, to borrow for sewers and fire service

Act relating to 1930 c75

Halifax-Dartmouth Bridge Company Limited, Act to incorporate 1928 c143 amended 1930 c127

amended 1930 c127

amended 1930 c127

Act relating to 1931 c86, to borrow for retiring debentures, to borrow for streets and water service

Act relating to 1932 c67, to borrow for retiring debentures, to borrow to repay overdraft and sidewalk water and sewer services

Act relating to 1933 c76, to borrow generally

to borrow for streets 1934 c69

to borrow for general purposes 1934 c70

An Act Relating to the Dartmouth Ferry Commission, to provide pensions for employees 1934 c71

Act relating to 1935 c57