2nd Session, 41st Legislature
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THE INSURANCE 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 Insurance Act is amended by this Act.
2 The following is added after subsection 165(2):
165(3) If the death of a person whose life is insured results from receiving medical assistance in dying as defined in section 241.1 of the Criminal Code (Canada), the death is not to be considered to be the result of suicide and the insurer cannot rely on a provision in the contract that provides that it is void or the amount payable under it is reduced in the event of suicide.
3 This Act comes into force on the day it receives royal assent.