Third Session, Thirty-Ninth Legislature
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THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS AMENDMENT ACT (LIMITED AT LARGE ELECTIONS OF TRUSTEES)
(Assented to )
HER MAJESTY, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba, enacts as follows:
1 The Public Schools Act is amended by this Act.
2 The following is added before clause 57(1)(e):
3 The following is added after section 57:
57.1 A school board may pass a by-law under clause 57(1)(d.1) only if
(a) at the 1998 general election held for the school division or school district, trustees were elected at large; and
(b) at the next general election, all the members of a municipal council that are to be elected by the eligible voters within the school division or school district are to be elected at large.
4 This Act comes into force on the day it receives royal assent.
This Bill amends The Public Schools Act so that trustees may be elected at large in limited circumstances.