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The Manitoba Natural Resources Transfer Act Amendment Act, 1963
This is an unofficial archived version of The Manitoba Natural Resources Transfer Act Amendment Act, 1963
as enacted by SM 1987-88, c. 9 on July 17, 1987.

R.S.M. 1987, c. N70

The Manitoba Natural Resources Transfer Act Amendment Act, 1963

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

Agreement ratified and confirmed.

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An agreement dated the thirteenth day of July, 1961, and made between the Government of Canada, represented by the Honourable Walter Dinsdale, Minister of Northern Affairs and National Resources, of the first part, and the Government of Manitoba, represented therein by the Honourable Stewart E. McLean, Minister of Education, of the second part, a copy of which is set out in the Schedule hereto, is hereby approved, ratified, and confirmed.

SCHEDULE

Memorandum of Agreement

Made this 13 day of July, 1961.

BETWEEN

The Government of Canada, represented herein by the Honourable Walter Dinsdale, Minister of Northern Affairs and National Resources.

AND:

The Government of the Province of Manitoba, represented herein by the Honourable Stewart E. McLean, Minister of Education.

WHEREAS paragraph 7 of a Memorandum of Agreement between the Government of Canada and the Government of the Province of Manitoba made on the 14th day of December, 1929, (which Memorandum of Agreement is hereinafter referred to as the "original Agreement" ) duly approved by the Parliament of Canada and the Legislature of the Province and, upon an address by the Senate and House of Commons of Canada, confirmed and declared to have the force of law by an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom entitled the British North America Act, 1930, was amended by a Memorandum of Agreement between the Government of Canada and the Government of the Province of Manitoba made the 11th day of June, 1951, duly approved by the Parliament of Canada and the Legislature of the Province;

AND WHEREAS the said paragraph 7, as amended provides:

"7. The School Lands Fund to be transferred to the Province as aforesaid, and such of the school lands specified in section thirty-seven of the Dominion Lands Act, being chapter one hundred and thirteen of the Revised Statutes of Canada, 1927, as passed to the administration of the Province under the terms hereof, shall be set aside and shall continue to be administered by the Province in accordance, mutatis mutandis, with the provisions of sections thirty-seven to forty of the Dominion Lands Act, for the support of schools organized and carried on therein in accordance with the law of the Province. The Province will, notwithstanding anything in this Agreement, invest money to which this paragraph applies in securities of Canada, or of a Province, or of a municipal corporation or school district in the Province of Manitoba, or in securities guaranteed by Canada or a Province, to form a school fund, and will apply the interest arising therefrom, after deducting the cost of management, for the support of schools organized and carried on in accordance with the law of the Province."

AND WHEREAS in and by paragraph 24 of the original Agreement it is provided that the foregoing provisions of the said Agreement may be varied by agreement confirmed by concurrent statutes of the Parliament of Canada and the Legislature of the Province;

AND WHEREAS it is considered desirable to vest the Province with full control of the School Lands Fund and the school lands referred to in the said paragraph 7 as amended;

NOW, THEREFORE, this Agreement witnesseth as follows:

1. Paragraph 7 of the original Agreement, as amended, is deleted and the following substituted therefor:

"7. The School Lands Fund transferred to the Province under the terms hereof, and such of the school lands specified in section 37 of the Dominion Lands Act, chapter 113 of the Revised Statutes of Canada, 1927; as passed to the administration of the Province under the terms hereof, shall be administered or disposed of in such manner as the Province may determine."

2. This Agreement shall take effect upon being duly approved by the Parliament of Canada and the Legislature of the Province.

In witness whereof the Honourable Walter Dinsdale, Minister of Northern Affairs and National Resources, on behalf of the Government of Canada and the Honourable Stewart E. McLean, Minister of Education, on behalf of the Government of the Province of Manitoba, have hereunto set their hands:

"Walter Dinsdale"

Signed on behalf of the Government of Canada by the Honourable Walter Dinsdale, Minister of

Northern Affairs and National Resources, in the presence of

"A. B. Miller"

"Stewart E. McLean"

Signed on behalf of the Government of the Province of Manitoba, by the Honourable Stewart E.

McLean, Minister of Education, in the presence of

"R.W. Dalton"