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Fourth Session, Thirty-Seventh Legislature

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Bill 208

THE MANITOBA PUBLIC INSURANCE CORPORATION 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. P215 amended

1           The Manitoba Public Insurance Corporation Act is amended by this Act.

2           Section 197 is amended

(a) by renumbering it as subsection 197(1);

(b) by striking out "Where, as a result" and substituting "Subject to subsection (2), where, as a result"; and

(c) by adding the following as subsection 197(2):

Exception

197(2)      If part of a disability benefit referred to in subsection (1) is payable to the victim as the result of a division of pensionable earnings under the Canada Pension Plan, the corporation shall not deduct that amount from the victim's income replacement indemnity.

Coming into force

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

Explanatory Note

This Bill amends The Manitoba Public Insurance Corporation Act. It allows an accident victim who receives an income replacement indemnity to keep any part of a disability benefit that is paid to the victim under the Canada Pension Plan as the result of a division of pensionable earnings.