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The Francophone Community Enhancement and Support Act

S.M. 2016, c. 9

Bill 5, 1 st Session, 41st Legislature

The Francophone Community Enhancement and Support Act

INTRODUCTORY PROVISIONS
1 (1) Definitions
(2) Interpretation: Manitoba's Francophone community
2 Purpose
3 Principles
MINISTER
4 Minister responsible for Francophone Affairs
5 (1) French-language services policy
(2) Amending and revising the policy
FRANCOPHONE AFFAIRS SECRETARIAT
6 (1) Francophone Affairs Secretariat
(2) Mandate
(3) Executive director
7 Support for advisory council
ADVISORY COUNCIL
8 (1) Francophone Affairs Advisory Council
(2) Composition of advisory council
(3) Executive director is secretary
(4) Term of office
(5) Appointment continues
(6) Designation of co-chairs
9 Meetings
10 (1) Advisory council's role
(2) Minister may request advice
(3) Terms of reference
FRENCH-LANGUAGE SERVICES PLANS
11 (1) Plans required
(2) Contents of plan
(3) Proposed plan submitted by authority
12 Minister may provide plan to advisory council
13 Approval by minister
14 Progress report
15 Plan submitted by independent officer
ANNUAL REPORT
16 (1) Annual report
(2) Tabling report in Assembly
OTHER MATTERS
17 (1) Regulations
(2) Regulations may differentiate
(3) Consultation
18 Existing language rights
19 Consequential amendment, C.C.S.M. c. B37
6 (1) Annual report
20 C.C.S.M. reference
21 Coming into force
ACTS AND REGULATIONS THAT RELATE TO MANITOBA'S FRANCOPHONE COMMUNITY