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The Engineering and Geoscientific Professions Amendment Act

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S.M. 2002, c. 9

Bill 29, 3rd Session, 37th Legislature

THE ENGINEERING AND GEOSCIENTIFIC PROFESSIONS AMENDMENT ACT


 

(Assented to July 17, 2002)

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

C.C.S.M. c. E120 amended

1           The Engineering and Geoscientific Professions Act is amended by this Act.

2(1)        Clause 16(2)(e) is replaced with the following:

(e) complies with such requirements as the council, taking into account the public interest, may establish from time to time respecting

(i) the amounts, terms and conditions of professional liability insurance coverage to be maintained by a partnership, corporation or other legal entity,

(ii) alternatives to professional liability insurance coverage for a partnership, corporation or other legal entity that provide coverage which is substantially the same or greater than that which would be provided by professional liability insurance for the legal entity, and

(iii) disclosure of the nature and extent of professional liability insurance coverage or any alternative to such coverage maintained by a partnership, corporation or other legal entity, or one or more of its partners, employees or members,

and provides evidence of compliance as required by the council; and

2(2)        The following is added after subsection 16(2):

Waiver of insurance requirement

16(2.1)     Notwithstanding clause (2)(e), after taking into account the public interest, the council may waive the requirement to maintain professional liability insurance coverage for a partnership, corporation or other legal entity that undertakes to restrict its practice to providing professional geoscience services to the mining exploration industry.

Coming into force

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