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The Farm Practices Protection Amendment Act

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S.M. 1997, c. 30

THE FARM PRACTICES PROTECTION AMENDMENT ACT


 

(Assented to June 28, 1997)

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

C.C.S.M. c. F45 amended

1         The Farm Practices Protection Act is amended by this Act.

2         Subclause 2(1)(b)(iii) of the French version is amended by striking out "mentale" and substituting "publique".

3(1)      The section heading for subsection 12(3) of the English version is amended by striking out "may" and substituting "shall".

3(2)      Subsection 12(4) is repealed and the following is substituted:

Order of board may be filed in court

12(4)     Where a person has failed to comply with an order of the board made under subsection (1) and the time for an appeal against the order has expired, the board may file a copy of the order, certified by the chairperson or secretary of the board to be a true copy, in court.

Board may apply to court

12(5)     Upon filing under subsection 12(4), the order shall be deemed to be a judgment of the court in favour of the board and the board may apply to a judge of the court for an order requiring the person to comply with the judgment and the judge may also make one or more of the following orders:

(a) a contempt order against the person;

(b) an order respecting costs;

(c) any other order that may be necessary to give effect to the judgment or that the judge considers just.

4         Section 15 is amended by adding the following after clause (c):

(c.1) respecting matters that the board must have regard to in determining what constitutes a normal farm practice for agricultural operations;

Coming into force

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