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4th Session, 41st Legislature

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Bill 31

THE TOBACCO TAX AMENDMENT ACT


  Bilingual version (PDF) Explanatory Note

(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. T80 amended

1           The Tobacco Tax Act is amended by this Act.

2           Subsection 2(1) is amended

(a) in clause (a), by striking out "29.5¢" and substituting "30¢";

(b) in clause (c), by striking out "27¢" and substituting "27.5¢";

(c) in clause (c.1), by striking out "45¢" and substituting "45.5¢"; and

(d) in clause (d), by striking out "28.5¢" and substituting "29¢".

Coming into force

3           This Act comes into force

(a) on July 1, 2019, if it receives royal assent before that day; or

(b) on November 15, 2019, if it receives royal assent on or after July 1, 2019.

Explanatory Note

This Bill amends The Tobacco Tax Act to increase the tax rates on tobacco products.