4th Session, 41st Legislature
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THE ELECTION FINANCING AMENDMENT ACT (CONTRIBUTION LIMITS)
(Assented to )
HER MAJESTY, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba, enacts as follows:
C.C.S.M. c. E27 amended
The Election Financing Act is amended by this Act.
The third paragraph of the overview to Part 4 is amended by striking out "$5,000" and substituting "$1,575".
Subsection 34(1) is amended by striking out "$5,000" and substituting "$1,575" in the section heading and in the section.
Subsection 34(2) is amended by striking out "$3,000" and substituting "$1,575".
Coming into force
This Act comes into force on January 1, 2020.
This Bill amends The Election Financing Act. An individual can currently contribute up to $5,000 annually to political parties, candidates and constituency associations. The contribution limit for leadership contests is $3,000. The amendments reduce both contribution limits to $1,575.