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Third Session, Thirty-Seventh Legislature

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Bill 200

THE ELECTIONS AMENDMENT ACT


Explanatory Note

(Assented to                                         )

HER MAJESTY, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba, enacts as follows:

C.C.S.M. c. E30 amended

1           The Elections Act is amended by this Act.

2            Subsection 63(3) is amended by striking out "A remote" and substituting "Subject to subsection 72(3), a remote".

3(1)        Subsection 72(2) is amended by striking out "Every" and substituting "Subject to subsection (3), every".

3(2)        The following is added after subsection 72(2):

Advance poll hours on Remembrance Day

72(3)       Every advance poll on Remembrance Day shall open at 1:00 p.m. and close at 8:00 p.m.

Coming into force

4           This Act comes into force on the day it receives royal assent.

Explanatory Note

This Bill amends The Elections Act. It requires advance polls to open from 1:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. if an advance poll is held on Remembrance Day.