1st Session, 43rd Legislature

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Bill 211


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(Assented to                                         )

HIS MAJESTY, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba, enacts as follows:

C.C.S.M. c. D104 amended

1   The Drivers and Vehicles Act is amended by this Act.

2   Subsection 60(1) is amended by striking out "sections 60.1 and 60.2" and adding "sections 60.1 to 60.3".

3   The following is added after section 60.2:

"Manitoba Parks" licence plates

60.3(1)   Upon receipt of an organization's application that is acceptable to the registrar, the registrar shall make available a specialty number plate that

(a) includes the words "Manitoba Parks";

(b) bears a graphic symbolic of the message conveyed by those words; and

(c) includes any other depiction, design or words as may be determined by the registrar.

Use of funds

60.3(2)   The minister may direct that all or a portion of the charges collected for the specialty number plates described in subsection (1) are to be paid by the administrator to a registered charity that supports projects in provincial parks.

Coming into force

4   This Act comes into force on the day it receives royal assent.

Explanatory Note

The Drivers and Vehicles Act is amended to permit an organization to apply to the Registrar of Motor Vehicles to make a licence plate available that includes the words "Manitoba Parks", along with an associated graphic.

Money collected from the licence plates may be directed to a charity that supports projects in provincial parks.