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The Education Administration Amendment Act

S.M. 1991-92, c. 19

Bill 40, 2nd Session, 35th Legislature

The Education Administration Amendment Act

(Assented to July 26, 1991)

HER MAJESTY, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba, enacts as follows:

C.C.S.M. c. E10 amended

1           The Education Administration Act is amended by this Act.

Subsection 3(1) amended

2           Subsection 3(1) is amended by adding the following after clause (k):

(l)purchase school buses and sell or give them to school boards, subject to such terms and conditions as the minister deems advisable.

Section 3.1 added

3           The following is added after section 3:

"Educational institution" defined

3.1(1)      In this section, "educational institution" means a school division, a school district, a private school or other educational organization.

Copyright agreements

3.1(2)      The minister may enter into a licensing agreement with any person, authorizing any educational institution designated by the minister under subsection (4) to copy, for educational purposes and on terms and conditions set out in the agreement, works protected by copyright and specified in the agreement.

Fee payable under agreement

3.1(3)      An agreement under subsection (2) may require the minister to pay a fee for the authorization to copy works granted by the agreement and may specify the amount of the fee and the time and manner of payment, and the minister shall pay any fee so required in accordance with the agreement and out of the fees deducted under subsection (4).

Designating educational institutions

3.1(4)      The minister may, by regulation,

(a)designate educational institutions for the purposes of subsection (2);

(b)prescribe terms and conditions that any educational institution designated under clause (a) shall comply with in copying works pursuant to an agreement under subsection (2);

(c)prescribe a fee payable by each educational institution designated under clause (a) for the authorization to copy works pursuant to an agreement under subsection (2);

(d)specify the support or grant from which each fee prescribed under clause (c) shall be deducted;

and the minister shall deduct or cause to be deducted the fee prescribed in respect of each educational institution under clause (c) from any support or grant specified in respect of that educational institution under clause (d) and shall use the fee for the purposes of subsection (3).

Subsection 4(1) amended

4           Subsection 4(1) is amended by adding "or private school" at the end of clause (r).

Subsection 6(1.1) added

5           The following is added after subsection 6(1):

Reasons for cancellation or suspension

6(1.1)      The minister, upon cancelling or suspending the certificate of a teacher under subsection (1), shall forthwith provide the teacher with written reasons for the cancellation or suspension.

Coming into force

6           This Act comes into force on the day it receives the royal assent.