Fourth Session, Thirty-Ninth Legislature
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THE SINGLE-USE BOTTLED WATER SPENDING ACT
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(Assented to )
HER MAJESTY, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba, enacts as follows:
1 In this Act, "single-use bottled water" means a plastic container that holds 500 ml or less of water.
2 Every minister of the Crown responsible for a government department and every Crown corporation, agency, board and commission of the government must ensure that — where potable water is readily available in any premises used for legislative or government administrative functions — public funds are not used to purchase single-use bottled water for the provision of water in the premises.
3 This Act may be referred to as chapter B65 of the Continuing Consolidation of the Statutes of Manitoba.
4 This Act comes into force six months after the day it receives royal assent.