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3rd Session, 41st Legislature

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Bill 36

THE HIGHWAY TRAFFIC AMENDMENT ACT (IMPAIRED DRIVING OFFENCES)


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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. H60 amended

1           The Highway Traffic Act is amended by this Act.

2           Clause 242.1(1.1)(a) is amended by striking out "subsection 259(4) (operation while disqualified)" and substituting "subsection 320.18(1) (operation while prohibited)".

3           Clause 263.1(2)(d) is amended by striking out everything after "a demand" and substituting "made under section 320.27 or 320.28 of the Criminal Code, or with the peace officer's instructions in respect of the demand;".

4           Subsection 263.2(7) is amended

(a) in clause (b), by striking out "paragraph 253(3)(a)" and substituting "paragraph 320.14(1)(c)";

(b) in clause (c), by striking out "paragraph 253(3)(c)" and substituting "paragraph 320.14(1)(d)"; and

(c) in clause (d), by striking out everything after "a demand" and substituting "made under section 320.27 or 320.28 of the Criminal Code, or with the peace officer's instructions in respect of the demand;".

Coming into force

5           This Act comes into force immediately after Part 2 of The Impaired Driving Offences Act (Various Acts Amended), as enacted by S.M. 2018, c. 19, comes into force.

Explanatory Note

On December 18, 2018, The Highway Traffic Act will be amended by The Impaired Driving Offences Act (Various Acts Amended) to reflect changes to the driving-related provisions of the Criminal Code. This Bill corrects a legislative gap created by those amendments.