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The Manitoba Agricultural Services Corporation Act

C.C.S.M. c. A25

The Manitoba Agricultural Services Corporation Act

PART 1
INTRODUCTORY PROVISIONS
1 Definitions
2 (1) Reference to "this Act" includes regulations
(2) Reference to Agricultural Credit Corporation Act
(3) Reference to Crop Insurance Act
PART 2
ORGANIZATION, PURPOSES AND POWERS OF THE CORPORATION
ESTABLISHMENT
3 Manitoba Agricultural Services Corporation established
4 Crown agent
5 Fiscal year
6 Auditor
7 Corporations Act does not apply
8 Insurance Act does not apply
PURPOSES
9 Purposes
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
10 Role of the board
11 Composition of the board
12 Term of appointment
13 Vacancy
14 After term expires
15 (1) Chair and vice-chair
(2) Duties of vice-chair
16 Quorum
17 Duties of directors
18 Remuneration
19 By-laws
20 Committees of the board
21 (1) Chair to report to minister
(2) Reports to minister about board meetings
(3) Additional information for minister
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER AND OTHER STAFF
22 (1) Chief executive officer
(2) Duties of chief executive officer
(3) CEO may attend board meetings
23 Staff
24 Application of Civil Service Superannuation Act
25 Protection from liability
POWERS
26 General powers
27 Specific powers
28 Agreements with Government of Canada
ANNUAL REPORT
29 (1) Annual report
(2) Audited financial statements
(3) Report tabled in Assembly
PART 3
FUNCTIONS OF THE CORPORATION
DIVISION 1
LENDING
30 Loans, guarantees and equity investments
31 Security for loans
32 Subrogation
DIVISION 2
INSURANCE
33 Insurance programs
34 Contract of insurance
35 Termination or refusal of contract
36 (1) Notice of corporation's decision re loss or damage
(2) Notice of right to appeal
DIVISION 3
OTHER PROGRAMS AND SERVICES
37 Other programs and services
PART 4
APPEALS
APPEAL TRIBUNAL
38 Appeal tribunal continued
39 (1) Members
(2) Term
(3) Chair and vice-chair
(3.1) Authority of vice-chair
(4) Remuneration
(5) Responsibility for paying remuneration and expenses
(6) Quorum and majority decision
40 Responsibilities of appeal tribunal
41 (1) Duties and powers of appeal tribunal
(2) Rules of practice and procedure
42 (1) Hearings
(2) Investigations and inspections
(3) Rules of evidence do not apply
43 Decision final and binding
43.1 Protection from liability
APPEALS RESPECTING CLAIMS UNDER CONTRACTS OF INSURANCE
44 Who may appeal
45 (1) Notice of appeal
(2) Time for filing appeal
(3) Manner of filing notice of appeal
(4) Notice to the corporation
46 Appeal tribunal bound by Act
47 (1) Decision of appeal tribunal
(2) Disposition of fee
MINISTERIAL APPEAL COMMITTEES
48 (1) Establishment of ministerial appeal committees
(2) Members, term and chair
(3) Rules of practice and procedure
(4) Rules of evidence do not apply
(5) Decision final and binding
PART 5
FINANCIAL MATTERS
GRANTS, BORROWING, BANKING AND INVESTMENTS
49 Grants from Consolidated Fund
50 (1) Borrowing authority
(2) Advance out of Consolidated Fund
51 Banking and accounts
52 (1) Investment of surplus money
(2) Investment and interest to be paid to corporation
FUNDS
53 Production Insurance Fund
54 Hail Insurance Fund
55 Corporation controls the funds
56 Fund money not part of Consolidated Fund
Production Insurance Fund
57 Credits to Production Insurance Fund
58 Payments out of Production Insurance Fund
59 Reserve — Production Insurance Fund
Hail Insurance Fund
60 Credits to Hail Insurance Fund
61 Payments out of Hail Insurance Fund
62 Reserve — Hail Insurance Fund
63 Loan for Hail Insurance Fund
Other Funds and Reserves
64 Corporation may establish other funds
65 Other reserves
REINSURANCE
Reinsurance Fund of Manitoba
66 (1) Reinsurance Fund of Manitoba
(2) Credits to reinsurance fund
(3) Payments out of reinsurance fund
(4) Deficits in reinsurance fund
(5) Advances to be repaid
Other Reinsurance Agreements
67 Reinsurance agreements made by corporation — production insurance
68 Reinsurance agreements made by corporation — hail insurance
PART 6
REGULATIONS
69 (1) Corporation regulations
(2) Retroactive insurance regulations
70 Lieutenant Governor in Council regulations re appeal tribunal
71 Minister's regulations re ministerial appeal committees
PART 7
TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS
72 Amalgamation of Manitoba Agricultural Credit Corporation and Manitoba Crop Insurance Corporation
73 Vesting of assets
74 Assumption of liabilities
75 Money owing, etc
76 (1) Members of appeal tribunal continued
(2) Appeals already commenced
77 Legal proceedings or actions by or against former corporations
78 References to former corporations
79 References to former Acts
80 Application of Crop Insurance Act to continuous contracts
81 Regulations continued
PART 8
CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS, REPEAL, C.C.S.M. REFERENCE AND COMING INTO FORCE
82
83 Repeal
84 C.C.S.M. reference
85 Coming into force