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Fourth Session, Thirty-Ninth Legislature

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Bill 6

THE MANITOBA ASSOCIATION OF SCHOOL TRUSTEES AMENDMENT ACT


Explanatory Note

(Assented to                                         )

HER MAJESTY, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba, enacts as follows:

R.S.M. 1990, c. 240 amended

1           The Manitoba Association of School Trustees Act, R.S.M. 1990, c. 240, is amended by this Act.

2           The title is replaced with "THE MANITOBA SCHOOL BOARDS ASSOCIATION ACT".

3           Section 1 is amended

(a) in the definition "association", by striking out "The Manitoba Association of School Trustees" and substituting "The Manitoba School Boards Association"; and

(b) in the definition "board", by striking out "and includes the Central Advisory Committee of The Frontier School Division".

4           Section 2 is replaced with the following:

Association continued

2           The Manitoba Association of School Trustees is continued as a body corporate under the name The Manitoba School Boards Association.

5(1)        Subsection 6(1) is amended by striking out "person" and substituting "trustee".

5(2)        Subsection 6(2) is amended by adding "The Manitoba Association of School Trustees,"after "president of".

6(1)        Subsection 7(1) is replaced with the following:

Composition of executive

7(1)        The executive of the association is to consist of

(a) the president;

(b) two vice-presidents, of whom one must be from a school division or district in which 6,000 or more pupils are enrolled and the other must be from a school division or district in which fewer than 6,000 pupils are enrolled;

(c) the immediate past president; and

(d) any other director elected or appointed to the executive of the association in accordance with the by-laws of the association.

6(2)        Subsection 7(3) of the French version is amended by striking out "de l'ancien président immediat" and substituting "du président sortant".

7           Section 8 is amended by striking out "vice-president, and" and substituting "vice-presidents and".

8           Section 11 is replaced with the following:

Officers

11          The officers of the association are the president, the vice-presidents, the immediate past president, and such other officers as the by-laws of the association may prescribe.

9           Section 15 is replaced with the following.

Report to be presented at annual convention

15          At each annual convention,

(a) the president, or member of the executive designated by the president, must present the association's annual report for the immediately preceding fiscal year, which must include the financial statements for the year and the auditor's report on those statements; and

(b) the members of the association must appoint an auditor for the current year.

Coming into force

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

Explanatory Note

This Bill changes the name of The Manitoba Association of School Trustees to The Manitoba School Boards Association.  The title of the Act is amended to reflect this change.

Under this Bill, the executive of the association must include two vice-presidents — one from a school division or district with 6,000 or more pupils and the other from a division or district with fewer than 6,000 pupils.

Administrative amendments are also made.