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2nd Session, 42nd Legislature

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Bill 207

THE ELECTION FINANCING AMENDMENT AND ELECTIONS 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:

C.C.S.M. c. E27 amended

1           The Election Financing Act is amended by adding the following after section 117:

Special rule for amending Act

117.1        An amendment to this Act must be approved by at least 2/3 of all members of the Assembly.

C.C.S.M. c. E30 amended

2           The Elections Act is amended by adding the following after section 202:

Special rule for amending Act

202.1       An amendment to this Act must be approved by at least 2/3 of all members of the Assembly.

Coming into force

3           Despite section 117 of The Election Financing Act and section 202 of The Elections Act, this Act comes into force on the day it receives royal assent.

Explanatory Note

Under this Bill, any changes to The Election Financing Act or The Elections Act must be approved by at least two-thirds of all members of the Assembly.