Fifth Session, Thirty-Ninth Legislature
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THE MANITOBA HYDRO AMENDMENT ACT (DISCLOSURE OF GOVERNMENT DIRECTIVES)
(Assented to )
HER MAJESTY, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba, enacts as follows:
1 The Manitoba Hydro Act is amended by this Act.
2 The following is added after section 12:
12.1(1) The minister must ensure that public notice of a written or verbal directive from the minister or Executive Council to the board or the officers of Manitoba Hydro is published in The Manitoba Gazette within 30 days after the directive is made.
12.1(2) The public notice of a directive must include the following:
(a) a detailed description of the directive;
(b) the rationale for the directive;
(c) the expected costs and benefits that will result from the implementation of the directive.
3 This Act comes into force on the day it receives royal assent.
This Bill amends The Manitoba Hydro Act. It requires public notice to be given of any directive from the minister or Cabinet to the board of directors or the officers of Manitoba Hydro.