1st Session, 40th Legislature
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THE PORTAGE DIVERSION COMPENSATION ACT (WATER RESOURCES ADMINISTRATION ACT AMENDED)
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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 The Water Resources Administration Act is amended by this Act.
2 Section 1 is amended
(a) in the definition "designated water control work", by striking out "or" at the end of clause (a) and by adding the following after clause (a):
(a.1) the Portage Diversion, or
(b) by adding the following definition:
3 Clause 26(1)(f.2) is amended by adding "and the Portage Diversion" after "Shellmouth Dam".
4(1) Subject to subsection (2), this Act comes into force on the day it receives royal assent.
4(2) This Act is retroactive to the extent necessary to allow claims for compensation to be made and resolved under sections 12.1 to 12.6 of The Water Resources Administration Act in relation to flooding that occurred in 2011.