Are fire suppression costs that are charged by a municipality pursuant to authority conferred on them by the Municipal Government Act?

Alberta, Canada


The following excerpt is from Holowatiuk v. Beaver County, 2008 ABQB 290 (CanLII):

Alberta v. Hay supra does not consider fire suppression costs that are charged by a municipality pursuant to authority conferred on them by the Municipal Government Act and in particular, pursuant to the right conferred therein to pass a bylaw charging the costs and expenses of extinguishing a fire to the owner of the property for which those costs were incurred. Other cases relied on by the Applicant

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