The Manitoba Hydro Act

R.S.M. 1987, c. H190

The Manitoba Hydro Act

Table of Contents

1 Definitions.
2 Intent, purpose, and object of Act.
PART I
THE CORPORATION
3 Continuation of corporation.
4 References to "Manitoba Hydro".
(2) Agency of Crown subject to certain limitations.
(3) Holding of property.
(4) Proceedings against corporation affecting supply of power prohibited.
THE BOARD
5 Establishment of board.
(2) Term of office.
(3) Appointment of chairman and vice-chairman.
(4) Duties and powers of vice-chairman.
(5) Vacancies in board.
(6) Appointment of pro tempore member.
6 Remuneration of chairman and vice-chairman and members.
7 Prohibition of certain interests of members.
8 Authority for M.L.A. to be member of board.
9 Principal offices.
10 Board meetings.
(2) Meetings on request of members.
(3) Quorum.
11 Chairman of the board.
(2) Evidential value of certain documents.
(3) Appointment of general manager.
12 Keeping of minutes.
(2) Public nature of minutes and records.
13 No personal liability.
POWERS
14 General powers of board.
15 Powers of board.
(2) Powers of corporation.
(3) Compensation.
16 Powers of corporation with approval of L. G. in C.
17 Approval of authority required.
EXPROPRIATION
18 Application of Expropriation Act.
CONVEYANCES AND CERTIFICATES OF TITLE
19 Execution of documents.
20 Issue of certificate of title.
(2) Certificate of chairman.
PART II
PROVISIONS RELATING TO DISTRIBUTION AND SUPPLY OF POWER
21 Limitation on supplying of power.
(2) No resumption where supplying of power discontinued.
(3) Section not applicable.
22 Exclusive authority of corporation.
RIGHT TO USE PUBLIC PLACES
23 Power to make use of highways, etc.
(2) Apportionment of costs of removing works.
(3) Rights of corporation where highway, etc., closed.
(4) Liability for projection of equipment, etc.
POWER OF ENTRY
24 Entry for protection of works.
(2) Compensation for damage.
(3) Limitations on liability.
(4) Offence and penalty.
WIRING PERMITS AND INSPECTIONS
25 Powers respecting wiring.
(2) Prohibition on reconnection.
(3) Final approval of wiring.
(4) Inspection of wiring.
(5) Limitation on liability.
(6) Limitation on application of subsecs. (1), (3) and (4).
ASSISTANCE TO CUSTOMERS
26 Assistance by corporation.
COLLECTION OF ACCOUNTS
27 Methods of enforcing payments of accounts.
(2) When power supplied.
REGULATIONS
28 Regulations as to supply of power.
(2) Adoption of codes, etc.
(3) Publication of regulations.
(4) Certain regs, not to apply in Winnipeg.
PART III
GENERAL REVENUE AND BORROWING
29 Collection of revenues.
30 Authority for temporary borrowing.
(2) Guarantee.
(3) Minister of Finance's approval.
31 Temporary advances by government.
32 Loans by government.
(2) Fixing of rate of interest.
33 Power of corporation to borrow and to issue securities.
(2) Limitation on borrowing powers.
(3) Reissue of pledged securities.
(4) Form of securities.
(5) Form of securities.
(6) Proof that issue of securities is necessary.
34 Power of government to guarantee.
(2) Signing of guarantees.
(3) Discharge of liability under guarantee.
(4) Signature of Minister of Finance, etc.
35 Authority to raise loans in other currencies or in units of monetary value.
BANKING AND ACCOUNTS
36 Banking.
37 Accounting records.
(2) Funds and expenditures.
(3) Contents of accounting records.
(4) Fiscal year.
PURCHASE OF POWER
38 Price of power requisitioned.
(2) Review by P. U. Board.
SALE OF POWER
39 Price of power sold by corporation.
(2) Fixing of price by corporation.
(3) Application to P. U. Board by corporation.
(4) Submission to P. U. Board by user.
(5) Notice of hearing, etc.
(6) Stay of implementation of price change.
(7) Proceedings not to be challenged for lack of notice.
(8) Confining hearing.
(9) Consolidation of applications.
(10) Material supplied by corporation.
(11) Recommendations by P. U. Board.
(12) Action by L. G. in C.
(13) Applications made under subsec. 38(2) or 50(4).
DEPRECIATION AND STABILIZATION RESERVES
40 Establishment of reserves.
(2) Use of reserves.
SINKING FUND
41 Establishment of sinking fund.
(2) Minimum annual amount for sinking fund.
(3) Payment to Minister of Finance.
(4) Sinking fund trust account.
(5) Investment by Minister of Finance.
(6) Repayments to the government.
(7) Authorization of omission or deferment of commencement of sinking fund payments.
(8) Limitation respecting fiscal year that is to be fixed.
(9) "Works" defined for purposes of subsec. (7).
APPLICATION OF REVENUES
42 Application of revenues of the corporation.
(2) Funds to be held in trust.
(3) Right of corporation to use of funds and securities.
TAXATION AND CHARGES
43 Taxation charges.
(2) Grant in lieu of cost of municipal and school services.
(3) Funds of government and corporation not to be mixed.
(4) Application of subsec. (3).
AUDIT
44 Audit.
(2) Special audits and reports.
ANNUAL REPORT
45 Annual report.
46 Tabling of report in the assembly.
(2) Report referred to Committee on Public Utilities and Natural Resources.
POWER EMERGENCY
47 Power emergency.
(2) Modification of restrictions.
(3) Cessation of power delivery.
(4) Entry by distributor.
(5) Breach of contract not committed.
(6) Offence and penalties.
MISCELLANEOUS
48 Use of works for non-power purposes.
49 Disposal of by-products, etc.
50 Agreement for interconnection of electrical systems.
(2) Order for interconnection.
(3) Enforcement of order.
(4) Review by P. U. Board.
51 Licences and leases to corporation under Water Power Regulations.
(2) Application of Water Power Act and Water Rights Act.
52 Regulations.
53 Authority in general terms.
(2) Authorization may be retroactive.
54 This Act to prevail in case of conflict.
55 Saving power.
(2) Ancillary powers.
56 Offence and penalties.