Third Session, Thirty-Ninth Legislature
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THE ELECTIONS AMENDMENT ACT
(Assented to )
HER MAJESTY, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba, enacts as follows:
The following is added after section 183:
Subsection 185(1) is replaced with the following:
A person who is guilty of an offence under
(a) sections 178 to 183 is liable on summary conviction to a fine of not more than $10,000., or to imprisonment for a term of not more than one year, or both; and
(b) section 183.1 is liable on summary conviction to both a fine of not less than $500. and not more than $2,000. and imprisonment for a term of not less than 24 hours and not more than one year.
This Act comes into force on the day it receives royal assent.
This Bill makes it an offence to vandalize election signs of candidates in provincial elections. A person convicted of this offence is subject to a minimum fine and a period of imprisonment.