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  • 359 (1) If the land affected is located within a municipality, and amounts of costs, expenses or fees have been charged by the terms of the order in council against the registered owners of parcels shown on the plan, the council of the municipality must by bylaw specially assess those parcels for the amounts charged against them respectively, and the following provisions apply to the special assessment:
  • (a) the amounts assessed are payable in one payment or by annual instalments extending over a period not exceeding 10 years, as the council may prescribe;
  • (b) in setting the amount of annual instalments a sum sufficient to cover interest on deferred payments at a rate not exceeding 8% per year must be added;
  • (c) the council may prescribe terms and conditions on which any person whose parcel is specially assessed may commute by a payment in cash the annual instalments imposed on it;
  • (d) every general or special Act applicable to the collection and recovery of taxes in the municipality and the proceedings which may be taken in default of payment apply to the special assessment and all amounts payable under it.
  • (2) If compensation has been ordered to be paid to the municipality, the municipality may assess the parcels on which it is by this Part made a lien for the amount of the compensation, in the manner provided in subsection (1) for the assessment of the amounts of costs, expenses and fees.

1979-219-359; 2016-5-44, Sch. 6-Item 16.