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Third Session, Thirty-Eighth Legislature

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Bill 205

THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY AMENDMENT ACT (SET DATE ELECTIONS)


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. L110 amended

1           The Legislative Assembly Act is amended by this Act.

2(1)        Subsection 4(1) is amended by adding ", subject to subsection (1.1)," after "but".

2(2)        The following is added after subsection 4(1):

Set date for general elections

4(1.1)      The Lieutenant Governor in Council must, under subsection 25(1) of The Elections Act, order that polling at a general election take place on May 8, 2007, and thereafter on the second Tuesday in May in the fourth year following the day of polling for the most recently held general election.

Coming into force

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

Explanatory Note

This Bill requires a general election to be held in Manitoba on May 8, 2007, and thereafter on the second Tuesday in May in the fourth year following the most recently held general election.