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S.M. 2019, c. 18

Bill 31, 4th Session, 41st Legislature

The Tobacco Tax Amendment Act

Explanatory Note

This note is a reader's aid and is not part of the law.

This Act amends The Tobacco Tax Act to increase the tax rates on tobacco products.

(Assented to June 3, 2019)

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

C.C.S.M. c. T80 amended


The Tobacco Tax Act is amended by this Act.


Subsection 2(1) is amended

(a) in clause (a), by striking out "29.5¢" and substituting "30¢";

(b) in clause (c), by striking out "27¢" and substituting "27.5¢";

(c) in clause (c.1), by striking out "45¢" and substituting "45.5¢"; and

(d) in clause (d), by striking out "28.5¢" and substituting "29¢".

Coming into force


This Act comes into force

(a) on July 1, 2019, if it receives royal assent before that day; or

(b) on November 15, 2019, if it receives royal assent on or after July 1, 2019.