4th Session, 42nd Legislature
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THE VICTIMS' BILL OF RIGHTS 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:
Section 24 of the French version is replaced with the following:
Le directeur général de la Société d'aide juridique du Manitoba veille à ce que les victimes qui en font la demande reçoivent des renseignements concernant, à la fois :
a) la possibilité d'obtenir des conseils juridiques sur leurs droits;
Section 25 is amended
(a) by adding "or an application is made under section 278.93 of the Code to determine whether evidence about the victim or records relating to the victim are admissible" at the end; and
Subsection 54.1(4) is amended
(a) in the section heading, by striking out "conviction for non-prescribed offences" and substituting "victim's convictions";
(b) by adding "to a victim, the spouse or common- law partner of a victim or a parent, child or sibling of a victim" after "under this Part"; and
(c) by striking out "— other than a prescribed offence —".
This Act comes into force on a day to be fixed by proclamation.