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Fifth Session, Thirty-Ninth Legislature

This version is based on the printed bill that was distributed in the Legislature after First Reading.   It is not the official version.   If accuracy is critical, you can obtain a copy of the printed bill from Statutory Publications or view the online bilingual version (PDF).

Bill 2

THE CITY OF WINNIPEG CHARTER AMENDMENT ACT (WINNIPEG POLICE SERVICE AUXILIARY CADETS)


Explanatory Note

(Assented to                                         )

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

S.M. 2002, c. 39, amended

1           The City of Winnipeg Charter is amended by this Act.

2(1)        The following is added after subsection 176(2):

Additional powers

176(2.1)    The Minister of Justice may, by regulation, authorize a prescribed class of employees of the Winnipeg Police Service who have been appointed as special constables under subsection (2) to enforce prescribed enactments and perform the duties or exercise the powers under prescribed enactments, subject to any restrictions specified in that regulation.

2(2)        Subsection 176(3) is amended by adding ", except for special constables granted additional powers under subsection (2.1)" at the end.

Coming into force

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

Explanatory Note

The Winnipeg Police Service has recently established an auxiliary cadet program. This Bill amends The City of Winnipeg Charter to enable these cadets to perform additional duties and enforce provisions of Acts specified by regulation.  These cadets will be subject to The Law Enforcement Review Act.

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