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The Boxing and Wrestling Commission Amendment Act

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S.M. 1996, c. 67

THE BOXING AND WRESTLING COMMISSION AMENDMENT ACT


 

(Assented to November 19, 1996)

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

S.M. 1993, c. 15 amended

1         The Boxing and Wrestling Commission Act, as enacted by S.M. 1993, c. 15, is amended by this Act.

2         The title is amended by striking out "AND WRESTLING".

3         Section 1 is amended in the definition "commission" by striking out "and Wrestling".

4         Section 2 is amended by adding "under the name 'Boxing Commission'" after "body corporate".

5         Section 3 is amended by striking out "and wrestling".

6         In the following provisions, "or wrestling" is struck out:

(a) subsection 9(1);

(b) subsection 15(1);

(c) clauses 18(1)(b) and (c);

(d) section 19;

(e) clauses 25(1)(a) and (b);

(f) subsection 26(1).

7         Subsection 14(2) is repealed.

8         Section 22 is amended

(a) in subsections (2) and (4), by striking out "or wrestling"; and

(b)  in subsection (3), by striking out "or wresting".

9         Section 28 is repealed.

10(1)     Subsection 31(1) is amended

(a) by striking out "and wrestling" in clauses (a), (f), (g), (j), (k) and (m);

(b) by striking out "and wrestlers" in clauses (k) and (l);

(c) by striking out "or wrestling" in clause (n); and

(d) by repealing clause (o).

10(2)     The following is added after subsection 31(1):

Regulation to define "boxing"

31(1.1)    A regulation may be made under clause (1)(p) to define"boxing" as including kick-boxing, full contact martial arts or any similar sport, other than wrestling, in which blows may be struck by the fists or by both the fists and the feet.

Application of regulations

31(1.2)   A regulation under subsection (1) may be general or particular in its application and may apply in respect of any class of person or activity.

10(3)     Subsection 31(2) is amended by striking out "or wrestling".

Coming into force

11        This Act comes into force on the proclamation of The Boxing and Wrestling Commission Act, S.M. 1993, c. 15.