Series GR-0362 - Commission on Property Assessment and Taxation, 1975

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Commission on Property Assessment and Taxation, 1975

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  • 1975-1976 (Creation)
    British Columbia. Commission of Inquiry on Property Assessment and Taxation

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Originals, 5 m

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Appointed by Order-in-Council no. 1489, April 24, 1975. Commissioners: Robert A. McMath (Chairman), Ross G. Marks, Alice Mac-Kenzie, Robert M. Clark, Bruno Meyer, Stanley W. Hamilton, Syd Thompson. Preliminary report of the commissioners on July 30, 1976. This commission resulted from a recommendation by the Select Standing Committee on Municipal Matters "that a special commission be appointed to inquire into all ramifications of an assessment system based on actual value, and to review all aspects of real property taxation procedures ..." (Letter of Transmittal). The report was not completed to the satisfaction of the commissioners as the commission was terminated by Order-in-Council no. 1583, May 20, 1976, as amended July 29, 1976, effective August 14, 1976.

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Exhibits, transcripts of evidence, minutes of meetings, correspondence, reports, memoranda, working papers and statistics. Contains photocopies of files on assessment and taxation created by the Select Standing Committee on Municipal Affairs and Housing of the British Columbia Legislature.

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Transferred from the Legislative Library, 1978.


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These records are subject to the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act or other acts and access may be restricted. Please contact the BC Archives to determine the access status of these records.

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Box 1 contains lists of exhibits and a list of regional districts that will act as a guide to correspondence filed by regional district (boxes 8-13).

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