The Emergency Measures Act

S.M. 1987-88, c. 11

The Emergency Measures Act

Table of Contents

1 Definitions.
PART I
ADMINISTRATION
2 Emergency Measures Organization continued.
(2) Staff.
(3) Duties.
3 Advisory committee.
4 Other committees and boards.
5 Remuneration.
PART II
EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS
6 Powers of the Lieutenant Governor in Council.
7 Powers and duties of the minister.
8 Responsibilities and powers of the local authorities.
PART III
EMERGENCY RESPONSE
9 Implementation of emergency plans.
(2) Implementation of local emergency plans.
10 Declaration of a state of emergency.
(2) Identification of emergency and affected area.
(3) Communication of declaration.
(4) Duration of declaration.
11 Declaration of a state of emergency in a municipality.
(2) Mayor or reeve may declare state of local emergency.
(3) Declaration to identify area.
(4) Communication of declaration.
(5) Extension of duration of declaration.
12 Emergency powers.
13 Compensation for loss.
14 Termination of state of emergency.
15 Termination of a state of local emergency.
(2) Minister may terminate state of local emergency.
PART IV
GENERAL
16 Recovery of expenditures.
17 Establishment of Disaster Assistance Board.
(2) Chairperson and vice-chairperson.
(3) Term of office.
(4) Remuneration.
(5) Rules of procedure.
(6) Duties of board.
(7) Disaster assistance for loss.
(8) Amount of assistance not subject to appeal.
(9) Annual report by board.
18 Exemption from civil liability.
(2) Prerogative writs not to apply.
19 Application of The Workers Compensation Act.
20 Offence and penalty.
21 Act to prevail.
(2) Provincial plans and programs to prevail.
22 Repeal.
23 Reference in C.C.S.M.
24 Commencement of Act.