5th Session, 40th Legislature
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THE ADVISORY COUNCIL ON WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT 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:
1 The Advisory Council on Workforce Development Act is amended by this Act.
2 Section 2 is amended by striking out "policies and strategies" and substituting "policies, strategies and programs".
3 Section 4 is replaced with the following:
4(1) The advisory council is responsible for
(a) consulting with sector councils and other stakeholders about workforce, labour market and socio-economic trends and their impact on Manitoba's workforce needs;
(b) providing information and advice to the minister to assist and inform the development, implementation, delivery and review of policies, strategies and programs to develop Manitoba's workforce;
(c) providing required information under an agreement between the Government of Manitoba and the Government of Canada or another government respecting workforce development, when directed by the minister; and
(d) conducting a study on any matter respecting Manitoba's workforce that the minister requests the council to examine.
4(2) The advisory council may provide information and advice to the minister about Manitoba's workforce generally, but it may also provide information and advice respecting specific regions of Manitoba or specific groups within Manitoba's population.
4(1) Clause 5(1)(a) is amended by striking out everything after "by the minister".
4(2) Subsection 5(2) is amended by striking out "and" at the end of clause (a), adding "and" at the end of clause (b) and adding the following after clause (b):
4(3) The following is added after subsection 5(4):
5(5) A member appointed by the minister may not serve for more than six consecutive years.
5 This Act comes into force on the day it receives royal assent.