Second Session, Thirty-Seventh Legislature
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THE MINES AND MINERALS AMENDMENT ACT
(Assented to )
HER MAJESTY, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba, enacts as follows:
1 The Mines and Minerals Act is amended by this Act.
2 The following is added after section 179:
179.1(1) In this section, "reserve" means a reserve as defined in the Indian Act (Canada).
179.1(2) The Crown is not entitled to, and shall not assert an interest in, any portion of the consideration payable in respect of the sale, lease or other disposition of any mining claims or minerals located on a reserve that it would otherwise be entitled to by virtue of paragraph 12 of the Memorandum of Agreement set out in the Schedule to The Manitoba Natural Resources Transfer Act.
3 This Act comes into force on the day it receives royal assent.