3rd Session, 41st Legislature
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THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS AMENDMENT ACT (NO DISCLOSURE WITHOUT CONSENT)
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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 Public Schools Act is amended by this Act.
2(1) Subsection 42.3(1) is amended, in the part before clause (a), by striking out "subsections (2) and (3)" and substituting "subsections (2) to (4)".
2(2) The following is added after subsection 42.3(3):
42.3(4) The school board shall not, without the consent of the pupil to whom the information relates, disclose to a parent any information in a pupil file with respect to a pupil's involvement in or support of
(a) a gay-straight alliance; or
3 Subsection 42.4(5) is replaced with the following:
42.4(5) The court shall not order a school board to give access to any part of the pupil file
(a) to which subsection 42.3(2) applies; or
4(1) Subsection 47.1.1(2) is amended by adding "subsection (2.1) and" after "Subject to".
4(2) The following is added after subsection 47.1.1(2):
47.1.1(2.1) The principal must not notify the pupil's parent or guardian under subsection (2) without the consent of the pupil if the unacceptable conduct relates to the pupil's
(a) perceived or actual sexual orientation or gender identity; or
(b) involvement in or support of
(i) a gay-straight alliance, or
(ii) any other activity or organization primarily focused on issues involving sexual orientation or gender identity.
5 This Act comes into force 90 days after the day it receives royal assent.