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S.M. 2014, c. 17
Bill 51, 3rd Session, 40th Legislature
The Legislative Assembly Amendment Act
(Assented to June 12, 2014)
HER MAJESTY, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba, enacts as follows:
1 The Legislative Assembly Act is amended by this Act.
2 Subsection 52.22(1) is replaced with the following:
52.22(1) A member may, in accordance with subsections (1.1) and (1.2) and any rules made by the management commission about mailing privileges, send addressed or unaddressed letters at government expense three times in each fiscal year to persons residing or carrying on business in the electoral division that the member represents.
52.22(1.1) For the purpose of subsection (1), letters may be delivered
(a) by the Canada Post Corporation;
(b) by a company that is engaged in the business of making deliveries; or
(c) as inserts or flyers to a local newspaper distributed within the electoral division.
52.22(1.2) The expense to the government for delivery under clause (1.1)(b) or (c) must not exceed the cost that would be incurred by the government if the letters were delivered by the Canada Post Corporation as unaddressed mail.
52.22(1.3) The privileges under subsection (1) are in addition to any other privileges that a member has for sending letters at government expense.
3 This Act is deemed to have come into force on April 1, 2014.