The Portage la Prairie Charter
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S.M. 1989-90, c. 77

The Portage la Prairie Charter

(Assented to March 15, 1990)

WHEREAS the Minister of Justice has caused this Act to be prepared in English and French for re-enactment in accordance with a judgment dated June 13, 1985 and an order dated November 4, 1985 of the Supreme Court of Canada;

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

Short title

1

This Act may be cited as "The Portage la Prairie Charter".

Definitions

2

In this Act,

"city" means the City of Portage la Prairie; (« ville »)

"corporation" means the municipal corporation of the City of Portage la Prairie; (« corporation »)

"council" means the municipal council of the City of Portage la Prairie; (« conseil »)

"mayor" and "alderman" mean the mayor and aldermen of the City of Portage la Prairie. (« maire » et « conseillers municipaux »)

Continuation

3

The City of Portage la Prairie, as constituted on the coming into force of this Act, is continued.

Powers

4

The powers of the corporation shall be exercised by the council.

Council

5

The council of the city shall consist of the mayor, who shall be the head of the council, and six aldermen.

NOTE:  The original Act is found at S.M. 1907, chapter 33.