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The Farm Lands Ownership Amendment and Consequential Amendments Act

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S.M. 1993, c. 10

The Farm Lands Ownership Amendment and Consequential Amendments Act

(Assented to July 27, 1993)

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

C.C.S.M. c. F35 amended

1           The Farm Lands Ownership Act is amended by this Act.

2(1)        Subsection 1(1) is amended by repealing the definition "family farm corporation" and substituting the following:

"family farm corporation" means a corporation

(a) that is primarily engaged in the business of farming,

(b) that is under the control in fact of farmers or resident persons related to farmers, or a combination of both, and

(c) of which a majority of the issued and outstanding shares of each class of share are legally and beneficially owned by farmers or resident persons related to farmers; (« corporation agricole familiale »)

2(2)        Clause 1(3)(a) is amended by striking out ", the resident spouses of farmers or the resident children of farmers" wherever it occurs and substituting "or resident persons related to farmers".

2(3)        The following is added after subsection 1(3):

Meaning of "persons related to farmers"

1(4)        For the purposes of this Act, a person is related to a farmer if he or she is

(a) a spouse, child, father, mother, brother, sister, uncle, aunt, nephew, niece or first cousin of a farmer;

(b) a child, father, mother, brother, sister, niece or nephew of a farmer's spouse;

(c) a son-in-law or daughter-in-law of a farmer;

(d) a grandfather, grandmother, great-grandfather or great-grandmother of a farmer; or

(e) a grandchild or great-grandchild of a farmer or a spouse of such a grandchild or great-grandchild.

3           Subsections 8(6) and (7) are repealed.

4           Section 17 is amended by striking out "and" at the end of clause (c) and by adding the following after clause (d):

(e) respecting fees that may be charged under this Act.

Consequential amendment, C.C.S.M. c. R30

5           Subclause 85(3)(g)(iii) of The Real Property Act is amended by striking out "farmer, the resident spouse of a farmer, or the resident child of a farmer" and substituting "farmer or a person related to a farmer".

Consequential amendment, C.C.S.M. c. R50

6           Subclause 20(3)(g)(iii) of The Registry Act is amended by striking out "farmer, the resident spouse of a farmer, or the resident child of a farmer" and substituting "farmer or a person related to a farmer".

Coming into force

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