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S.M. 2011, c. 48
Bill 222, 5th Session, 39th Legislature
The Sexual Assault Awareness Month Act
(Assented to June 16, 2011)
WHEREAS sexual assault is one of the most underreported violent crimes in Manitoba and as many as nine sexual assaults out of ten might not be reported to police;
AND WHEREAS there is a need to promote awareness, education and discussion about the seriousness of sexual assault and violence;
THEREFORE HER MAJESTY, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba, enacts as follows:
April in each year is to be known throughout Manitoba as Sexual Assault Awareness Month.
This Act may be referred to as chapter S93 of the Continuing Consolidation of the Statutes of Manitoba.
This Act comes into force on the day it receives royal assent.