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S.M. 2001, c. 12
THE FARM PRACTICES PROTECTION AMENDMENT ACT
(Assented to July 6, 2001)
HER MAJESTY, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba, enacts as follows:
1 The Farm Practices Protection Act is amended by this Act.
2 Subsection 3(4) is repealed.
3 Section 6 is replaced with the following:
6(1) The board may make rules for the management of its affairs and for the practice and procedure to be observed in matters before it. The rules may also authorize the chairperson or another officer or member to sign board documents.
6(2) In any matter before it, the board shall give full opportunity to the parties to present information and make representations.
4 The following is added after section 13:
13.1(1) Subject to subsection (5), the board may review an order it has made, if a party or another person who is affected by the order applies.
13.1(2) After the review, the board may, by further order, dismiss the application or change, revoke or replace the order.
13.1(3) The members of the board who review the order may be different from the members who made it.
13.1(4) Subsections 9(2) to (4) and sections 10 to 13 apply, with necessary changes, to an application or order made under this section.
13.1(5) The board shall not review an order
(a) before the end of the appeal period set out in section 13;
(b) after an appeal has been made under section 13 but before it is determined or withdrawn; or
5 Clause 15(a) is amended by striking out "an application made under subsection 9(1);" and substituting "applications made under subsection 9(1) or 13.1(1);".
6 This Act comes into force on the day it receives royal assent.