5th Session, 42nd Legislature
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THE MANITOBA PUBLIC INSURANCE CORPORATION AMENDMENT ACT
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(Assented to )
HIS MAJESTY, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba, enacts as follows:
1 The Manitoba Public Insurance Corporation Act is amended by this Act.
2 The following is added after subsection 74(2):
74(3) Subsection (2) does not apply to an owner, driver or passenger who is resident in a jurisdiction outside Manitoba if
(a) the corporation has entered into an agreement with the government or an agency of the government of that jurisdiction; and
3(1) Section 101 is amended by adding ", unless the victim has a reasonable expectation of employment" at the end.
3(2) Section 101 is further amended by renumbering it as subsection 101(1) and adding the following as subsection 101(2):
101(2) For the purpose of subsection (1), a victim is considered to have a reasonable expectation of employment if, at the time of the accident,
(a) they have received a written offer of employment and the offer has not been declined; or
4(1) Subsection 158(1) is replaced with the following:
158(1) If a person who is entitled to an indemnity or reimbursement of expenses under this Part has a committee appointed under The Mental Health Act or a substitute decision maker for property appointed under The Vulnerable Persons Living with a Mental Disability Act, the corporation shall pay the benefits to the committee or substitute decision maker.
4(2) Subsection 158(2) is amended by striking out "If" and substituting "Subject to subsection (1), if".
4(3) The following is added as subsection 158(4):
158(4) Subject to subsections (1) and (2), the corporation may pay an indemnity or reimbursement of expenses under this Part in trust to a person to manage the funds and pay the funds to or for the benefit of an individual entitled to the indemnity or reimbursement if
(a) the individual is incapable of managing their property or needs decisions to be made on their behalf with respect to their property;
(b) the corporation considers it to be in the best interest of the individual for the indemnity or reimbursement to be paid in trust to the person; and
5 Subsection 189(1) is replaced with the following:
189(1) Subject to sections 153, 190 and 191, a person must reimburse the corporation for the following:
(a) any amount received by the person by way of an indemnity or reimbursement of an expense to which the person is not entitled;
(b) any amount paid by the corporation on behalf of the person to which they were not entitled.
6 This Act comes into force on April 1, 2024.