1st Session, 40th Legislature
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THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL CONFLICT OF INTEREST AMENDMENT ACT (COOLING-OFF PERIODS RELATED TO INDEPENDENT OFFICERS)
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(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 19.3:
In this section, "independent officer" means
(a) the Auditor General appointed under The Auditor General Act;
(b) the Children's Advocate appointed under The Child and Family Services Act;
(c) the chief electoral officer appointed under The Elections Act; and
(d) the Ombudsman appointed under The Ombudsman Act.
An independent officer must not, within three years after leaving office, be employed by the government or a Crown agency.
Unless all members of the Standing Committee of the Assembly on Legislative Affairs agree to the appointment, a deputy minister or equivalent or an assistant deputy minister must not, within three years after leaving that position, be appointed as or hold the office of an independent officer.
This Act comes into force on the day it receives royal assent.