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Fourth Session, Thirty-Eighth Legislature

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Bill 9

THE FARM PRACTICES PROTECTION 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. F45 amended

1           The Farm Practices Protection Act is amended by this Act.

2           The following is added after section 8:

Protection from liability

8.1         No action or proceeding may be brought against the board, a member or acting member of the board or any other person acting under the authority of this Act for anything done or not done, or for any neglect,

(a) in the performance or intended performance of a duty under this Act or the regulations; or

(b) in the exercise or intended exercise of a power under this Act or the regulations;

unless the board or the person was acting in bad faith.

Coming into force

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

Explanatory Note

This Bill provides protection from liability for the Farm Practices Protection Board, its members and acting members and any other person acting under the authority of the Act.