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S.M. 2016, c. 13
Bill 2, 1 st Session, 41st Legislature
The Legislative Assembly Amendment Act
(Assented to November 10, 2016)
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 Section 27 is replaced with the following:
27(1) A by-election must be held if a vacancy in the representation of an electoral division occurs.
27(2) The election day for the by-election must be within 180 days after the vacancy occurs.
27(3) Despite subsection (1), no by-election is required if the vacancy occurs less than one year before the election day for a general election held on a fixed date under section 49.1 of The Elections Act.
3 This Act comes into force on the day it receives royal assent.