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3rd Session, 40th Legislature

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Bill 72

THE COAT OF ARMS, EMBLEMS AND THE MANITOBA TARTAN AMENDMENT ACT


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(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. C150 amended

1           The Coat of Arms, Emblems and the Manitoba Tartan Act is amended by this Act.

2(1)        The following is added after subsection 5(2):

Mammal emblem

5(2.1)      The animal known zoologically as Bison bison bison and commonly called the plains bison is hereby designated as the mammal emblem of Manitoba.

Fish emblem

5(2.2)      The fish known ichthyologically as Sander vitreus and commonly called the walleye is hereby designated as the fish emblem of Manitoba.

2(2)        The following is added after subsection 5(4):

Grass emblem

5(5)        The grass known botanically as Andropogon gerardii and commonly called big bluestem is hereby designated as the grass emblem of Manitoba.

Coming into force

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

Explanatory Note

This Bill amends The Coat of Arms, Emblems and the Manitoba Tartan Act. It designates the plains bison as the mammal emblem of Manitoba, walleye as the fish emblem of the province and big bluestem as the grass emblem.