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The Jury Amendment Act

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S.M. 2000, c. 25

THE JURY AMENDMENT ACT


 

(Assented to August 18, 2000)

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

C.C.S.M. c. J30 amended

1         The Jury Act is amended by this Act.

2         Clause 22(b) is amended by striking out "registered mail" and substituting "ordinary letter mail".

3         Section 23 is repealed and the following is substituted:

Minimum notice

23        Unless the judge in special circumstances orders otherwise, a summons served under section 22

(a) if delivered under clause 22(a), must be delivered at least 12 days before the day the appearance must be made; and

(b) if sent under clause 22(b), must be sent at least 17 days before the day the appearance must be made.

4         Clause 46(a) is amended by adding ", having been personally served with the summons or having acknowledged receipt of it," after "who".

Coming into force

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