Fourth Session, Thirty-Ninth Legislature
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THE CONSUMER PROTECTION AMENDMENT ACT (BAN ON GOVERNMENT CHEQUE CASHING FEES)
(Assented to )
HER MAJESTY, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba, enacts as follows:
1 The Consumer Protection Act is amended by this Act.
2 The centred heading before section 165 is amended by adding "BAN ON" before "GOVERNMENT CHEQUE CASHING FEES".
3 Section 166 is amended by striking out everything after "cheque cashing fee".
4 Section 169 is repealed.
5 This Act comes into force on the day it receives royal assent.
This Bill amends The Consumer Protection Act to prohibit any fee from being charged to cash a government cheque.