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The Accessibility for Manitobans Act

C.C.S.M. c. A1.7

The Accessibility for Manitobans Act

INTRODUCTORY PROVISIONS
1 Definitions
2 (1) Purpose
(2) Principles
(3) Recognition of existing legal obligations
3 (1) What is a barrier?
(2) Examples of barriers
4 Crown bound
5 (1) Mandate of the minister
(2) Minister's annual plan
(3) Timing of minister's plan
(4) Minister's plan available to the public
ACCESSIBILITY STANDARDS
6 (1) Accessibility standards established by regulation
(2) Content of standards
(3) Application
(4) Private residences excluded
(5) Classes
(6) Adjustments to classes
(7) Several accessibility standards may apply
(8) Scope
7 Prerequisite for recommending a standard be made
PROCESS FOR DEVELOPING ACCESSIBILITY STANDARDS
8 (1) Minister to prepare terms of reference
(2) Scope of accessibility standard to be identified
(3) Terms to be given to council and made public
(4) Terms of reference — significant progress in initial 10 years
9 (1) Objectives, measures and time periods
(2) Considerations — time periods
(3) Advisory council must consult
(4) Council's recommendations
(5) Recommendations to be by consensus
10 (1) Minister to prepare proposed standard
(2) Proposed standard and recommendations to be made public
(3) Comments
(4) Finalizing proposed accessibility standard
11 (1) Accessibility standards to be updated regularly
(2) Application — updating standards
12 Withdrawal of terms of reference completes process
ACCESSIBILITY ADVISORY COUNCIL
13 Accessibility Advisory Council
14 Role of the council
15 (1) Appointment of members
(2) Criteria
(3) Term of office
(4) Appointment continues
(5) Chair and vice-chair
(6) Meetings
(7) Activities to be made public
16 (1) Establishing committees
(2) Mandate and guidelines
(3) Committee membership
17 (1) Remuneration and expenses
(2) Departmental support
RECORDS AND REPORTING
18 Accessibility records
19 (1) Annual report of the minister
(2) Tabling report in Assembly
COMPLIANCE AND ENFORCEMENT
20 Compliance with accessibility standard
21 Conflict
22 (1) Appointment of director
(2 Authority of director
(3) Delegation
23 (1) Appointment of inspectors
(2) Designation
24 (1) General inspection powers
(2) Right of entry
(3) Entry into dwelling only with consent or warrant
(4) Identification
(5) Assistance
(6) Electronic records
(7) Copies may be made
(8) Records may be removed to make copies
25 Copies as evidence
26 (1) Warrant to enter and inspect
(2) Application without notice
27 (1) Order to remedy contravention
(2) Content of order
28 (1) Requesting review by director
(2) Time limit for requesting review
(3) No hearing required
(4) Stay pending review
(5) Decision on review
(6) Serving the decision and notice of right to appeal
29 (1) Administrative penalty
(2) When penalty may be imposed
(3) Notice
(4) Serving the notice
30 (1) Appeal to court
(2) Grounds for appeal
(3) Time to appeal
(4) Director is a party
(5) Stay pending appeal
(6) Decision of court
31 (1) Payment
(2) Debt due to government
(3) Certificate registered in court
(4) No offence to be charged if penalty is paid
32 Public disclosure of orders and administrative penalties
ACCESSIBILITY REPORTS BY PUBLIC SECTOR BODIES
33 (1) Definition of "public sector body"
(2) Public sector body to prepare annual accessibility plan
(3) Content of accessibility plan
(4) Consultation required
(5) Plans available to the public
(6) Combined municipal plan
OFFENCES
34 (1) Offences
(2) Corporate officers and directors
(3) Penalty
REGULATIONS
35 (1) Regulations
(2) Amendments to standards
GENERAL
36 Providing copies in accessible format
37 Accessibility — Legislative Assembly
38 Protection from liability
39 (1) Review of this Act
(2) LG in C approval required
(3) Consultation
(4) Contents of report
(5) Tabling report in Assembly
(6) Further review
(7) Application
TRANSITIONAL, REPEAL, C.C.S.M. REFERENCE AND COMING INTO FORCE
40 Transitional
41 Repeal
42 C.C.S.M. reference
43 Coming into force