Product details

Publisher: 
Carswell
Practice area: 
Education
Jurisdiction: 
General
Publication date: 
2014-10-14
ISBN: 
9780779864041
Carswell

Handbook for Municipal Councillors, Second Edition

Availability: In Stock

The Handbook is designed to provide municipal councillors and lawyers with a comprehensive and easy-to-use reference on the roles and responsibilities of municipal councillors.

Highlights include:

  • Exclusive insights by a leading authority in municipal law into issues affecting the day-to-day work of municipal councillors, including summaries of leading case law
  • Reproductions of relevant statutory provisions, including the full text of the Municipal Conflict of Interest Act
  • Summaries of noteworthy court decisions in areas such as conflict of interest, cabinet secrecy, and municipal powers
  • What a potential candidate for municipal office needs to know about the rules applicable to the election
  • A glossary of municipal terms and procedures

Whats new in the second edition:

  • Discussion of the powers the head of a municipal council holds under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. E.9, § 4
  • Updates to the chapter on perils of conflict of interest, including important court decisions such as the Ontario Court of Appeal case of Town of Orangeville v. County of Dufferin and the Divisional Court decisions in Mondoux v. Tuchenhagen and Magder v. Ford
  • Suggested resources to help municipal councillors keep up-to-date on current municipal policy and collaborate with other councillors
  • Information about the Ontario municipal election held in October 2014
Carswell

Handbook for Municipal Councillors, Second Edition

Availability: In Stock

Description

The Handbook is designed to provide municipal councillors and lawyers with a comprehensive and easy-to-use reference on the roles and responsibilities of municipal councillors.

Highlights include:

  • Exclusive insights by a leading authority in municipal law into issues affecting the day-to-day work of municipal councillors, including summaries of leading case law
  • Reproductions of relevant statutory provisions, including the full text of the Municipal Conflict of Interest Act
  • Summaries of noteworthy court decisions in areas such as conflict of interest, cabinet secrecy, and municipal powers
  • What a potential candidate for municipal office needs to know about the rules applicable to the election
  • A glossary of municipal terms and procedures

Whats new in the second edition:

  • Discussion of the powers the head of a municipal council holds under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. E.9, § 4
  • Updates to the chapter on perils of conflict of interest, including important court decisions such as the Ontario Court of Appeal case of Town of Orangeville v. County of Dufferin and the Divisional Court decisions in Mondoux v. Tuchenhagen and Magder v. Ford
  • Suggested resources to help municipal councillors keep up-to-date on current municipal policy and collaborate with other councillors
  • Information about the Ontario municipal election held in October 2014