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The Family Farm Protection Act

C.C.S.M. c. F15

The Family Farm Protection Act

PART I
DEFINITIONS AND OBJECTS
1 (1) Definitions
(2) Registered common-law relationship
2 Objects of the Act
PART II
MANITOBA FARM INDUSTRY BOARD
3 (1) Board established
(2) Membership
(3) Term of office
(4) Appointment continues
(5) Chair and vice-chair
(6) Remuneration and expenses
(7) Repealed
(8) Authority of vice-chair
(9) Staff
(10) Repealed
(11) Evidence as to signature on documents
(12) Technical support
(13) Disqualification of board members
(13.1) Meaning of "connected by common-law relationship"
(14) Report to the minister
(15) and (16) Repealed
(17) Establishing panels of the board
(18) Panel chair
(19) Majority decision of panel
(20) Powers of panels
(21) Decision of panel is a decision of the board
4 Procedures of the board
4.1 Powers of board in relation to other proceedings
5 (1) Duties, functions and powers of the board
(2) Board reports
(2.1) Admissibility of board reports
(3) Notice of hearing
(4) Hearing at discretion of board
(5) Evidence Act powers
(6) Repealed
6 (1) Establishing mediation panels
(2) Authority of mediation panel
PART III
FARMLAND ACTIONS OR PROCEEDINGS
DIVISION I
ADDITIONAL DEFINITIONS
7 Additional definitions
DIVISION II
ACTIONS OR PROCEEDINGS REQUIRING LEAVE OF THE COURT
8 (1) Actions or proceedings requiring leave
(2) Specific actions requiring leave
(3) Actions or proceedings in progress
(4) Non-compliance with this Part
DIVISION III
LEAVE OF THE COURT
9 (1) Application for leave
(2) Notice to the board
(3) Board report
(4) Factors to be considered by the board
(5) Notice of hearing
(6) Matters to be considered at the hearing
(7) Nature of hearing
(8) Options available to the judge
(9) Costs of the application
(10) Appeals only on questions of law
PART IV
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PART V
PART VI
PEER ADVISORY PANELS
26 and 27 Repealed
28 Requesting assistance
29 (1) Establishing a peer advisory panel
(2) Functions of a peer advisory panel
(3) Peer advisory panel reports
PART VII
AGREEMENT REGISTRY
30 (1) Agreement registry
(2) Registration of agreement
(3) Registry not available for public inspection
(4) Binding agreements
PART VIII
GENERAL PROVISIONS
31 Agreements to waive Act void
32 Protection from liability
33 Information confidential
34 (1) Manner of service of documents
(2) Substitutional service
(3) Date of service by registered mail
(4) Service on a corporation
(5) Service on a partnership
(6) Proof of service
35 (1) Limitation of actions — Part III or Part IV
(2) Limitation of actions — Part V moratorium
36 Regulations
37 (1) Offences
(2) Corporate offences
(3) Prosecution of offences
38 (1) Construction of Act
(2) Ultra vires provisions
(3) Intra vires provisions
39 Crown bound
PART IX
DISSOLUTION OF FORMER BOARD AND TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS
39.1 Definitions
39.2 (1) Dissolution of former board
(2) Limited continuation of former Act and board
(3) Other matters before the former board
39.3 Legal proceeding or action by or against former board
39.4 Judicial review of decisions of former board
39.5 (1) Former peer advisory committee and panels disestablished
(2) Limited continuation of former Act and peer advisory panels
(3) Other matters before the former peer advisory committee or panels
39.6 Orders continued
39.7 Transitional regulations
PART X
C.C.S.M. REFERENCE AND COMING INTO FORCE
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41 (1) Commencement of Act
(2) Limited effect of Part V