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The Waste Reduction and Prevention Amendment and Environment Amendment Act

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S.M. 2013, c. 35

Bill 19, 3rd Session, 40th Legislature

The Waste Reduction and Prevention Amendment and Environment Amendment Act

(Assented to December 5, 2013)

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

PART 1

THE WASTE REDUCTION AND PREVENTION ACT

C.C.S.M. c. W40 amended

1           The Waste Reduction and Prevention Act is amended by this Part.

2           Section 6 is repealed.

3           The following is added after clause 14.2(1)(b):

(c) supporting organic waste management programs and initiatives.

4           Subsection 20(1) is amended by

(a) by striking out "$25,000." and substituting "$50,000"; and

(b) by striking out "$250,000" and substituting "$500,000".

PART 2

THE ENVIRONMENT ACT

C.C.S.M. c. E125 amended

5           The Environment Act is amended by this Part.

6           The definition "waste" in subsection 1(2) is amended

(a) by adding "debris from construction, renovation and demolition projects;" after "machinery;"; and

(b) by adding "organic wastes;" after "animal wastes;".

7           The following is added after clause 41(1)(m):

(m.1) prohibiting or restricting the depositing of prescribed types of materials in waste disposal grounds and landfills or in prescribed classes of waste disposal grounds and landfills;

PART 3

COMING INTO FORCE

Coming into force

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