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2nd Session, 42nd Legislature

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Bill 202

THE VITAL STATISTICS AMENDMENT ACT


  Bilingual version (PDF) Explanatory Note

(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. V60 amended

1           The Vital Statistics Act is amended by this Act.

2           The following is added after subsection 25(4):

Application for no sex designation

25(4.1)     An applicant may request under this section that a sex no longer be designated for the applicant or that "X" be used to designate the applicant's sex. For greater certainty, the absence of a sex designation and the use of an "X" are considered sex designations for the purposes of this section and section 25.1 and may be used to designate the applicant's sex for the purposes of section 32.

Coming into force

3           This Act comes into force 30 days after the day it receives royal assent.

Explanatory Note

This Bill amends The Vital Statistics Act to provide that the birth certificate and other official documents of a person who has changed their sex designation may contain no sex designation or may use an "X".