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S.M. 2006, c. 15
Bill 22, 4th Session, 38th Legislature
The Elections Reform Act
THE CITIZENS' RIGHTS IN RELATION TO ELECTIONS AND ELECTED OFFICIALS ACT (LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY ACT AND RESIDENTIAL TENANCIES ACT AMENDED)
THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY ACT
1 The Legislative Assembly Act is amended by adding the following after section 52.3:
52.3.1 A member who
(a) is elected with the endorsement of a political party; and
(b) ceases to belong to the caucus of that party during the term for which her or she was elected;
must sit in the Assembly as an independent and is to be treated as such for the purposes of this Act and all proceedings in the Assembly during the remainder of the member's term.
THE RESIDENTIAL TENANCIES ACT
2 The Residential Tenancies Act is amended by replacing subsection 66(2) with the following:
66(2) A landlord shall not restrict reasonable access to rental units or a residential complex between 9:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m. to any of the following persons for the purposes set out below:
(a) a candidate for election to the House of Commons, the Legislative Assembly, or any office in a municipal government, local government district, school board or other similar body, or a candidate's authorized representative, in order to canvass tenants or deliver election materials;
(b) a member of the House of Commons, a member of the Legislative Assembly or the holder of an elected office with a municipal government, local government district, school board or other similar body, in order to contact tenants on matters related to his or her elected office.
COMING INTO FORCE
3 This Act comes into force on the day it receives royal assent.