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Third Session, Thirty-Ninth Legislature

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Bill 201

THE NON-SMOKERS HEALTH PROTECTION AMENDMENT ACT (PROTECTING CHILDREN FROM SECOND-HAND SMOKE IN MOTOR VEHICLES)


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. N92 amended

1           The Non-Smokers Health Protection Act is amended by this Act.

2           Subsection 2(1) is amended by striking out "or" at the end of clause (d), adding "or" at the end of clause (e) and adding the following after clause (e):

(f) a motor vehicle while any person under the age of 12 is present.

Coming into force

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

Explanatory Note

This Bill prohibits smoking in motor vehicles in the presence of children.