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Third Session, Thirty-Ninth Legislature

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Bill 24

THE COLLEGES AMENDMENT AND LE COLLÈGE UNIVERSITAIRE DE SAINT-BONIFACE AMENDMENT ACT (COLLEGE DEGREES)


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. C150.1

1(1)        The Colleges Act is amended by this section.

1(2)        The definition "program of study" in subsection 5(1) is amended by striking out "diploma or certificate" and substituting "certificate, a diploma or a baccalaureate degree with an applied focus".

1(3)        Clause 17(e) is amended by striking out "certificates and diplomas" and substituting "certificates, diplomas and baccalaureate degrees with an applied focus".

C.C.S.M. c. C150.2 amended

2            Section 6 of Le Collège universitaire de Saint-Boniface Act is amended by striking out "and" at the end of clause (a) and adding the following after clause (a):

(a.1) baccalaureate degrees with an applied focus; and

Coming into force

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

Explanatory Note

This Bill authorizes Red River College, Assiniboine Community College and Le Collège universitaire de Saint-Boniface to grant baccalaureate degrees with an applied focus.