New Brunswick, Canada, local Plebiscite [ATP] - Plebiscite on change of name
- Plebiscite [ATP]
- New Brunswick, Canada
- Political level
- Local Name:
- Plebiscite on change of name
- Normative Level:
- Legally Binding:
- Legally Defined:
68.1(1) A council of a municipality may order a plebiscite on the matter of a proposed change of name of the municipality.
68.1(2) A plebiscite referred to in subsection (1) shall be held in accordance with subsection 68(2).
68.1(3) When sixty per cent of those who vote in a plebiscite under this section do so in the affirmative, the council shall
forthwith recommend to the Minister that the name of the municipality be changed by the Lieutenant-Governor in Council.
Notwithstanding any other Act, upon the recommendation of the Minister, the Lieutenant-Governor in Council may by order change the name of the municipality making the recommendation.
References: References: Municipalities Act, RSNB 1973, c M-22 (current: Oct., 2015)
- Subject Matter:
To change the name of a municipality
- Council of municipality
- Council of a municipality
- Decision maker:
- Available Time:
- Turnout Quorum:
- Legal source does not mention turnout quorum
- Approval Quorum:
- 60% of those who voted
- Geographical Quorum:
- Legal source does not mention geographical quorum
- Excluded Issues:
- Other Formal Requirements:
- Wording Of Ballot Question:
- Interaction With Authorities:
- Supervision And Support:
- Transparency And Finance: