Hamlets Act, RSNWT (Nu) 1988, c H-1

The Hamlets Act provides municipalities with the power to create bylaws governing roads and highways (including those designating sidewalks, curbs, medians, and work on municipal roads etc.), sewage management, the manufacture and use of chemicals, the construction and operation of incinerators, to exercise public health powers (including regulation of smoking in public places), recreation programs, services, and facilities, public transit systems, air pollution, and business licenses.