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Territorial Board of Revision

Overview

Function

The Territorial Board of Revision shall hear appeals related to the assessment of land and improvements to properties in the Northwest Territories.

Jurisdiction

Government of the Northwest Territories

Department Responsible

Department of Municipal and Community Affairs

Authority

Property Assessment and Taxation Act (NWT)

Board Composition

The Board consists of at least three members.

Alternate Members

There are no alternate members.

The legislation does not provide for the appointment of alternates on the Board.

Chairperson

A Chairperson is designated by the Minister of Municipal and Community Affairs from amongst the Board members.

Vice-Chairperson

There is no Vice-Chairperson.

Quorum

Quorum is three members.

Appointment Instrument

Members are appointed by the Minister of Municipal and Community Affairs under section 33 of the Property Assessment and Taxation Act.

Term Duration

A member holds office during pleasure for not more than one year. A person may be reappointed as a member of the Board and re-designated as Chairperson.

Time and Travel Requirements

The Board meets when necessary to hear appeals.

Remuneration

Members shall receive remuneration according to Executive Council classification and Financial Management Board Secretariat directives.

Category - Regulatory/Quasi-Judicial

Chairperson - up to $400 per day

Member - up to $325 per day

Chair and members – 50% per half-day (i.e., 3.5 hours or less), for work on board business for each day of meetings

Other Considerations

The Minister shall appoint one or more members of the public service to act as secretary of the Board.

Current Membership

Position Appointee Term Start Term Expiry Number of Terms Appointed By Nominating Authority
1. Chair (Vacant - 1 year term) Minister of Municipal and Community Affairs
2. Member (Vacant - 1 year term) Minister of Municipal and Community Affairs
3. Member (Vacant - 1 year term) Minister of Municipal and Community Affairs
4. Member (Vacant - 1 year term) Minister of Municipal and Community Affairs

(Board details as of Aug 17, 2019)