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Fourth Session, Thirty-Ninth Legislature

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Bill 39

THE CHILD AND FAMILY SERVICES AMENDMENT ACT (CHILDREN'S ADVOCATE REPORTING)


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. C80 amended

1           The Child and Family Services Act is amended by this Act.

2           The following is added after subsection 8.2(2):

Referral to standing committee

8.2(3)      The annual report of the children's advocate stands referred to the Standing Committee of the Assembly on Legislative Affairs.  The Committee must begin considering the report within 60 days after it is tabled in the Assembly.

Coming into force

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

Explanatory Note

This Bill amends The Child and Family Services Act to require the annual report of the children's advocate to be referred to the Standing Committee of the Assembly on Legislative Affairs.