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Third Session, Thirty-Eighth Legislature

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Bill 210

THE HIGHWAY TRAFFIC AMENDMENT ACT (BICYCLE HELMETS)


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. H60 amended

1           The Highway Traffic Act is amended by this Act.

2           Subsection 145(4) is amended

(a) by replacing the section heading of the English version with "Helmet required"; and

(b) in the subsection, by adding "bicycle or" after "operate a".

Coming into force

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

Explanatory Note

This Bill requires anyone riding a bicycle on a highway or bicycle path to wear a proper protective helmet.