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The Drivers and Vehicles Amendment Act (Support Our Troops Licence Plates)

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S.M. 2014, c. 38

Bill 208, 3rd Session, 40th Legislature

The Drivers and Vehicles Amendment Act (Support Our Troops Licence Plates)

(Assented to June 12, 2014)

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

C.C.S.M. c. D104 amended

1           The Drivers and Vehicles Act is amended by this Act.

2           Subsection 60(1) is amended by striking out "A number plate" and substituting "Subject to section 60.1, a number plate".

3           The following is added after section 60 and before the centred heading that follows it:

"Support Our Troops" licence plates

60.1(1)     Upon receipt of an organization's application that is acceptable to the registrar, the registrar shall make available a specialty number plate that

(a) includes the words "SUPPORT OUR TROOPS" in capital letters;

(b) bears a graphic symbolic of the message conveyed by those words; and

(c) includes any other depiction or design as may be determined by the registrar.

Use of funds

60.1(2)     The minister may direct that all or a portion of the charges collected for the specialty number plates described in subsection (1) are to be paid by the administrator to a registered charity specified by the minister.

Coming into force

4           This Act comes into force on October 1, 2014.