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The Manitoba Public Insurance Corporation Act

R.S.M. 1987, c. P215

The Manitoba Public Insurance Corporation Act

Table of Contents

1 Definitions.
(2) Regulations to include other vehicles.
(3) Meaning of "Charge 1" and "Charge 2".
2 Persons comprising the corporation.
(2) Corporation continued.
(3) Appointment of chairman.
(4) Term of office.
(5) Filling of vacancies.
(6) Re-appointment of directors.
(7) Payment of expenses and remuneration.
(8) Authority for M.L.A. to be member of board.
(9) Quorum.
(10) Conflicts of interest.
(11) Decision as to interest.
(12) Disclosure of facts by directors.
(13) Reports to minister.
3 Head office.
4 Appointment of president and general manager.
5 Power to engage employees and duties of general manager.
6 Objects and powers.
(2) Additional powers.
(3) Incorporation of certificates, etc.
(4) Information required.
(5) Accident information.
(6) Furnishing proofs.
7 Temporary borrowings.
8 Advances from Consolidated Fund.
9 Loans by government.
(2) Payment of Interest by corporation.
10 Power to borrow.
(2) Limitation on borrowing powers.
(3) Form of securities.
(4) Signature of chairman on securities.
(5) Proof that securities are necessary.
11 Power of government to guarantee.
(2) Signing of guarantee.
(3) Discharge of liability under guarantee.
(4) Signature of Minister of Finance, etc.
12 Investments.
(2) Moneys to be credited to corporation.
(3) Payment of earnings.
13 Employees not civil servants.
(2) Powers respecting insurance plans for benefit of employees.
14 Property deemed to belong to the Crown.
(2) Restriction on use of moneys by government.
(3) Government may appropriate funds.
(4) Premium tax.
(5) Grant in lieu of cost of municipal and school services.
15 Safekeeping of uninvested funds.
16 Moneys of the corporation.
17 Separate accounts.
(2) Apportion ment of income and expenditures.
(3) Audit.
(4) Special audits.
18 Reserves.
19 Actions against corporation only.
(2) Bona tide acts or omissions, protected.
20 Contracts.
(2) Contracts binding on successors to corporation.
(3) Acceptance, etc. of bills of exchange.
(4) Sufficiency of signature on contracts.
(5) Contract deemed to be validly made.
21 Action for recovery of benefits.
22 Relief from forfeiture.
23 Proof of intoxication, etc.
(2) Sufficiency of evidence of conviction.
(3) Conclusive proof.
24 Certain reports not available to public.
25 Waiver.
26 Subrogation.
(2) When rights of subrogation apply.
(3) No reduction of liability.
(4) Liability of other persons.
(5) Non-application to owner.
(6) Power of corporation in enforcing rights to which it is subrogated.
(7) Person may bring action in own name.
(8) Rights of corporation not to be prejudiced.
(9) Compromising of claims restricted.
27 Access to records, etc.
(2) Information from other departments.
28 Salvage.
29 Corporation as agent.
(2) Corporation deemed licensed.
30 Insurance Act does not apply.
(2) Lieutenant Governor in Council may make Insurance Act apply.
(3) Application of Insurance Act to other insurance.
(4) Lieutenant Governor in Council may make Insurance Act not apply.
(5) Insurance Act other than automobile insurance.
(6) L. G. in C. may make Insurance Act not apply.
31 Authority of corporation.
(2) Powers of corporation.
32 Agreements.
33 Regulations.
(2) Condition precedent to obtaining benefits.
(3) Exclusion of non-residents and motor vehicles.
34 Limitation of actions.
(2) Limitation of actions.
35 Motor vehicle liability insurance cards.
36 Insurance as proof of financial responsibility.
(2) Reimbursement by insured.
(3) Application of subsections 39(9), (10) and (12).
(4) Actions in other provinces against corporation.
(5) Card deemed proof.
(6) Restriction of issuance.
(7) Proof of financial responsibility.
37 Forfeiture.
38 Reduction of liability.
(2) Reduction of liability by amount mentioned in subsec. (5).
(3) Reduction of liability same as owner's under subsec. (2).
(4) Reduction of liability in case of failure to observe conditions.
(5) Amount of reduction.
(6) Disclosure of benefits prohibited in court proceedings.
(7) Disclosure of benefits after award of damages.
(8) Estimating value of future payments.
39 Uninsured motor vehicles.
(2) Corporation deemed to be agent of owner.
(3) Corporation may settle claim.
(4) Corporation's right of subrogation.
(5) Application by corporation to set judgment aside.
(6) Notice of intent to defend action.
(7) Costs.
(8) Liability of owner to reimburse corporation.
(9) Suspension of licence, etc. for failure to pay.
(10) Effect of periodic payments.
(11) Application of subsec. (9).
(12) Application to court to pay in instalments.
(13) Effect of subsequent ascertainment of identity of drivers.
40 Third party rights.
(2) Power to compromise and settle claims.
(3) Creditors not entitled to insurance moneys.
(4) No prejudice to rights of certain persons.
(5) Nothing to prejudice defence available to corporation.
(6) Reimbursement by insured.
(7) Denial of liability by corporation.
(8) Undertaking to reimburse by insured.
(9) Corporation may require assignment of judgment.
(10) Effect of judgment or settlement.
41 Corporation to receive notice of action.
42 Unnamed insured may recover indemnity.
43 Annual report.
(2) Tabling of report.
44 Excess of assets.
(2) Adjustment of financial statement.
45 Act not to apply to Government of Canada motor vehicles.
(2) Agreement with other governments.
46 Conferring of jurisdiction.
47 Application for insurance.
48 No registrations, etc., without certificate.
49 Suspension.
50 Reports of accidents.
51 Medical reports.
52 Reports from employers.
53 Premium rate may be increased.
54 Notice.
55 Suspension of certificate of insurance.
56 Excess payment.
(2) Deduction of unpaid premiums from moneys.
57 Consequence of failure to pay.
58 Cancellation where motor vehicle operated contrary to laws.
59 Effect of cancellation of registration, etc.
(2) Effect of cancellation of driver's licence, etc.
(3) Surrender to judge.
60 Notification of convictions to corporation.
(2) Notification of suspension, etc. to corporation.
(3) Notification by corporation of default in paying premium.
61 Payment constitutes release.
(2) Corporation demanding release.
(3) Judgment without reference to payment.
(4) Disclosure of payment.
62 Payments to infants.
63 Offences.
(2) Offences.
64 Surcharge.
65 Protest of additional premium.
(2) Review of case on protest.
(3) Finding of corporation.
(4) Appeal of additional premium.
(5) Method of appeal.
(6) Temporary driver's certificate.
(7) Transmission of documents to the Rates Appeal Board.
(8) Time and place of hearing.
(9) Powers of Rates Appeal Board.
(10) Decision of board.
(11) Refund of appeal fee.
(12) Additional costs.
(13) Exclusive jurisdiction.
(14) Proof of certain matters.
66 Appeal of surcharge.
(2) Method of appeal.
(3) Refund of appeal fee.
(4) Temporary driver's or owner's certificate.
(5) Application of parts of section 65.
67 Rates Appeal Board.
(2) Documents of board.
(3) Authority of members of board to act.
(4) One member may sit.
(5) Reimbursement of expenses.
68 The Corporations Act.
69 Certain sections not to apply to insurance under clause 6(1)(c).