4th Session, 42nd Legislature
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THE COAT OF ARMS, EMBLEMS AND THE MANITOBA TARTAN AMENDMENT 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:
Subsection 5(2.1) is amended
(a) by replacing the section heading with "Mammal emblem — plains bison"; and
(b) in the English version,
(i) by striking out "The animal" and substituting "The mammal", and
The following is added after subsection 5(2.1):
The mammal known zoologically as Ursus maritimus and commonly called the polar bear is hereby designated as a mammal emblem of Manitoba.
This Act comes into force on the day it receives royal assent.
This Bill amends The Coat of Arms, Emblems and the Manitoba Tartan Act to add the polar bear as one of the designated mammal emblems of Manitoba. The plains bison was previously designated in 2014.