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The Municipal Amendment and Consequential Amendments Act

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S.M. 1995, c. 34

The Municipal Amendment and Consequential Amendments Act

(Assented to November 3, 1995)

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

C.C.S.M. c. M225 amended

1           The Municipal Act is amended by this Act.

2(1)        Subsection 799(1) is amended by striking out "Notwithstanding The University of Manitoba Act or The Universities Establishment Act, but subject as herein expressly otherwise provided, there" and substituting "There".

2(2)        Subsection 799(2) is amended by adding ", other than the institutional lands of a university or of a college established under The Colleges Act," after "institutional lands".

2(3)        The following is added after subsection

799(2):     

Grants payable by universities and colleges

799(2.1)    The grants payable under subsection (1) in respect of institutional lands of a university or of a college established under The Colleges Act shall be paid by the university or college.

2(4)        Subsection 799(3) is amended by adding "or" at the end of clause (l) and by adding the following after clause (l):

(m) lands in a municipality

(i)  the title of which is vested in the Crown, and

(ii) that in whole or in part are used or intended for use by the municipality as a public park or a public recreational area.

2(5)        Subsection 799(4) is repealed and the following is substituted:

Computation of grant

799(4)      The amount of the grants payable to a municipality under subsection (1) is the sum of the amounts of the real property taxes that would be payable in respect of all the parcels of Crown lands and institutional lands in the municipality if they were not exempt from municipal taxation, arrived at by applying the applicable mill rate to the accepted assessed value of each parcel.

Consequential amendment, C.C.S.M. c. C150.1

3           The Colleges Act is amended by adding the following after section 38:

Grant to consider grants in lieu of taxes

38.1        A grant under section 38 shall take into consideration the obligation of a college to pay grants under subsection 799(2.1) of The Municipal Act.

Consequential amendment, C.C.S.M. c. U50

4           The Universities Grants Commission Act is amended by adding the following after section 10:

Grant to consider grants in lieu of taxes

10.1        A grant under section 10 shall take into consideration the obligation of universities to pay grants under subsection 799(2.1) of The Municipal Act.

Coming into force

5           This Act comes into force on January 1, 1996.