Fifth Session, Thirty-Eighth Legislature
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THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY AMENDMENT ACT (SET DATE ELECTIONS)
(Assented to )
HER MAJESTY, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba, enacts as follows:
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):
4(1.1) The Lieutenant Governor in Council must, under subsection 49(1) of The Elections Act, order that polling at a general election take place on the second Tuesday in May in the fourth year following the day of polling for the most recently held general election.
3 This Act comes into force on June 10, 2008.
As of June 10, 2008, this Bill requires a general election to be held in Manitoba on the second Tuesday in May in the fourth year after the most recent general election.