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The Order of Manitoba Amendment Act

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S.M. 2010, c. 14

Bill 16, 4th Session, 39th Legislature

The Order of Manitoba Amendment Act

(Assented to June 17, 2010)

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

C.C.S.M. c. O75 amended

1           The Order of Manitoba Act is amended by this Act.

2           Section 10 is replaced with the following:

Council to consider nominations

10(1)       The council must consider all the nominations it receives under section 9.

Recommendations for appointment

10(2)       The council must submit to the Chancellor the names of no more than 12 nominees each year whom the council considers worthy of receiving the Order, unless an order is made under subsection (3) increasing the number of nominees.

Order authorizing additional appointments

10(3)       The Lieutenant Governor in Council may, by order, specify an increase in the number of nominees for a particular year, to a maximum of 14. In that event, the council must submit to the Chancellor the number of nominees specified in the order.

3(1)        Clause 12(1)(a) is amended, in the part before subclause (i), by striking out "three members" and substituting "four members".

3(2)        Subclause 12(1)(a)(iii) is replaced with the following:

(iii) one is the President of The University of Manitoba, Brandon University or The University of Winnipeg, each serving for a term of two years on a rotating basis in the order that they are listed, and

(iv) one is the President of Le Collège universitaire de Saint-Boniface, University College of the North, the corporation established by The Mennonite College Federation Act or Red River College, each serving for a term of two years on a rotating basis in the order that they are listed; and

3(3)         Clause 12(1)(b) is amended by striking out "four" and substituting "six".

Coming into force

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