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The Public Libraries Act

R.S.M. 1987, c. P220

The Public Libraries Act

Table of Contents

1 Definitions.
PART I
ADVISORY BOARD AND DIRECTOR
2 Continuation of board.
(2) Term of office of members.
(3) Re-appointment of members.
(4) Payment of expenses.
(5) Election of chairman.
3 Recommendations to minister.
4 Regulations.
5 Appointment of Director of Libraries and staff.
6 Duties of director.
7 Grants.
8 Date of eligibility for grants.
PART II
MUNICIPAL PUBLIC LIBRARIES
9 Establishment of municipal library.
(2) Petition for municipal library.
(3) Approval for by-laws.
10 Establishment of library in a certain local government district.
(2) Petition and approval by minister.
11 Establishment of library and levy of tax.
12 Levy of tax.
13 Separate fund.
(2) Disposition of fund.
14 Authority of municipality to borrow money.
(2) Rate in addition to special levy.
15 Appointment of municipal library board.
(2) Membership of board.
(3) Service gratis.
16 Appointment of board.
(2) Membership of board.
(3) Term of office.
(4) Application of secs. 19, 20, and 21.
17 Term member of council.
(2) Term non-member of council.
(3) First members.
(4) Filling of vacancies.
(5) Appointments by municipal council.
(6) Re-appointment.
18 Separate fund and disposition thereof.
19 Appointment of chairman.
(2) Presiding officer.
(3) Right of chairman to vote.
20 Bi-monthly meetings.
(2) Quorum.
(3) Special meetings.
21 Duties of board.
PART III
REGIONAL LIBRARIES
22 Establishment.
(2) Petition for regional library.
(3) Authority for agreement.
(4) Approval of by-law.
(5) Title to property.
(6) Non-application of Municipal Act.
23 Making of agreement.
(2) Terms of agreement.
24 Membership of regional board.
(2) One member to be a councillor.
(3) Appointment of first members.
(4) Annual appointment of members.
(5) No remuneration.
(6) Term of office of council members.
(7) Term of office of non-council members.
(8) First board.
(9) Re-appointment.
25 Appointment of chairman.
(2) Presiding officer.
(3) Right of chairman to vote.
26 Bi-monthly meetings.
(2) Quorum.
(3) Special meetings.
27 Duties of regional board.
28 Levy of tax.
(2) Amount of levy may be increased.
29 Merger of municipal libraries.
(2) By-law not submitted to electors, etc.
(3) Execution of agreement.
(4) Joining an established regional library.
(5) Merger of regional libraries.
(6) Merger of municipal library and regional library.
(7) Application of certain references.
30 Authority of municipality to borrow money for regional library.
(2) Rate in addition to special levy.
PART IV
FEDERATION OF REGIONAL AND MUNICIPAL PUBLIC LIBRARIES
31 Definition.
32 Brandon library, a municipal library.
33 Agreement to form library federation.
(2) Resolution authorizing agreement.
(3) Municipal by-law authorizing agreement.
(4) Unanimous municipal approval required.
34 Contents of agreement.
(2) Municipal and regional library board to retain control of assets.
(3) Renewal of agreement.
(4) Agreement to be approved by minister.
35 Additional parties to agreement.
36 Administration of library federation.
(2) Membership of federation board.
(3) Remuneration.
(4) Re-appointment.
37 Chairman.
(2) Presiding officer.
(3) Right of chairman to vote.
38 Bi-monthly meetings.
(2) Quorum.
(3) Special meetings.
39 Duties of federation board.
40 Out-of-pocket expenses.
PART V
GENERAL
41 Agreements with Indian bands.
42 Convention expenses.