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S.M. 2004, c. 38

Bill 45, 2nd Session, 38th Legislature

The Engineering and Geoscientific Professions Amendment Act

(Assented to June 10, 2004)

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

C.C.S.M. c. E120 amended


The Engineering and Geoscientific Professions Act is amended by this Act.


Section 3 is replaced with the following:

Purposes of association


The purposes of the association are to

(a) govern and regulate the practice of professional engineering and professional geoscience in Manitoba;

(b) promote and increase, by all lawful means and in the public interest, the knowledge, skill and competency of its members and students in all things relating to the professions of engineering and geoscience; and

(c) advocate where the public interest is at risk.


Clause 6(a) is replaced with the following:

(a) in furtherance of its purposes, acquire real or personal property by purchase, lease, gift, devise, bequest or otherwise, and dispose of that property by sale, mortgage, lease, gift or otherwise;


The following is added after clause 12(1)(z):

(z.1) establishing and governing bursaries, loans, awards and other educational incentives or programs related to engineering and geoscience;

(z.2) respecting providing financial or other assistance to persons for the purpose of furthering the public interest;

(z.3) respecting public risk advocacy by the association;

(z.4) regulating the association's participation with others having purposes consistent with those of the association;


Clause 12(1)(aa) is amended by striking out "Act" and substituting "Act, or in the management and operation of the association".

Coming into force


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