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The Emergency Measures Act

C.C.S.M. c. E80

The Emergency Measures Act

1 Definitions
PART I
ADMINISTRATION
2 (1) Emergency Measures Organization
(2) Staff
(3) Powers and duties
2.1 EMO's mandate
2.2 EMO's emergency preparation duties
3 Advisory committee
4 Other committees and boards
5 Remuneration
PART II
EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS
6 Powers of the L.G. in C.
7 Powers and duties of the minister
8 (1) Powers of the local authorities
(2) Approval of program or plan
(3) When program or plan is not approved
(4) Minister may act on behalf of local authority
(5) Failure to adopt program or plan
(6) Costs are debt due to government
(7) Changes to be submitted for approval
(8) Periodic review
(9) Transitional
8.1 (1) Emergency management programs
(2) Contents
(3) Periodic review
(4) Program to co-ordinator
8.2 Repealed
8.3 (1) Business continuity plans
(2) Approval of plan
(3) When plan is not approved
(4) Minister may set deadline
(5) Changes to be submitted for approval
(6) Periodic review
PART III
EMERGENCY RESPONSE
9 (1) Implementation of provincial emergency plan
(2) Implementation of local emergency plans
10 (1) Declaration of a state of emergency
(2) Description of emergency and affected area
(3) Communication of declaration
(4) Duration of declaration
(5) Statutes and Regulations Act does not apply
11 (1) Declaration of a state of local emergency
(2) Mayor or reeve may declare
(2.1) Duration of declaration
(3) Description of emergency and affected area
(3.1) Declaration to be communicated to minister
(4) Communication of declaration
(5) Extension of declaration
(5.1) No subsequent declaration for same event
(6) Information to co-ordinator
12 (1) Emergency powers
(2) Compliance with evacuation order
(3) Exceptions
(3.1) Evacuation and rescue plan required
(4) Business continuity plans and critical services
(5) Regulations Act not applicable
12.1
12.2 Qualifications — member of assisting force
13 Compensation for loss
14 (1) Termination of state of emergency
(2) Statutes and Regulations Act does not apply
15 (1) Termination of a state of local emergency
(2) Minister may terminate
(3) Statutes and Regulations Act does not apply
PART IV
DISASTER ASSISTANCE
16 Recovery of expenditures
16.1 (1) Disaster assistance for loss
(2) Disaster assistance is gratuitous
17 (1) Establishment of Disaster Assistance Appeal Board
(1.1) Appointing additional members
(2) Chairperson and vice-chairperson
(2.1) Role of the vice-chairperson
(3) Term of office
(4) Remuneration
(5) Rules of procedure
(5.1) Board may sit in panels
(5.2) Chairperson to determine panel membership
(5.3) Decision of panel is a decision of the Board
(6) Disaster assistance appeal
(7) Duties of board
(8) No further appeal
(9) Annual report
PART V
GENERAL PROVISIONS
18 (1) Protection from liability
(2) Prerogative writs not to apply
18.1 (1) Apprehension — failure to comply with emergency evacuation order
(2) Entry into premises — emergency evacuation order
(3) Reasonable force
(4) Information that must be provided
(5) Minimum period of apprehension
18.2 (1) Order to pay costs
(2) Enforcement of order
18.3 Cost recovery by municipality
19 Repealed
20 (1) Offence
(1.1) Definition
(1.2) Arrest without warrant
(2) Penalty
(3) Penalty — failing to comply with evacuation order
20.1 Evidence of declaration or order
21 (1) Act to prevail
(2) Minister's order to prevail
22 Repeal
23 Reference in C.C.S.M.
24 Commencement of Act