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The Veterinary Science Scholarship Fund Act
This is an unofficial archived version of The Veterinary Science Scholarship Fund Act
as enacted by SM 1987-88, c. 9 on July 17, 1987.
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R.S.M. 1987, c. V40

The Veterinary Science Scholarship Fund Act

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

Definitions.

1

In this Act,

"account" means The Veterinary Science Scholarship Fund Account for which provision is made in section 2; ("compte")

"fund" means The Veterinary Science Scholarship Fund for which provision is made in section 2; ("Fonds")

"minister" means the Minister of Agriculture. ("ministre")

Continuation of fund and account.

2

The Veterinary Science Scholarship Fund is continued in the Consolidated Fund and the account in the books of the province known as "The Veterinary Science Scholarship Fund Account" is continued.

Purposes of fund.

3

The purposes of the fund are to provide scholarships for, and otherwise to assist, suitable and deserving persons beginning, or engaged in, the study of veterinary science.

Composition of fund.

4

The fund consists of

(a) the amount in the fund on the coming into force of this Act;

(b) any amount authorized by an Act of the Legislature to be paid and applied for the purposes of the fund; and

(c) any sum given or bequeathed to the fund by any person.

Amount appropriated for the fund not to lapse.

5

Notwithstanding any other Act enacted before or after the coming into force of this Act, any amount appropriated as mentioned in clause 4(b) and transferred to the fund, or any unexpended balance of such amount, does not lapse and shall not be written off at the end of any fiscal year of the province, and may continue to be expended for the purposes herein set out as provided herein and in the regulations.

Payments from fund.

6

Subject to section 7 and to the regulations, the Minister of Finance, on the written requisition of the minister, may pay out of the fund to any person named in the requisition, and charge to the account, any sum stated in the requisition.

Limitation on payments.

7

The Minister of Finance shall not pay out of the fund to any one person more in the aggregate than $3,000.

Limitation on requisitions.

8

The minister shall not make a requisition for a payment to be made out of the fund unless the proposed payment is in accord with the purposes of the fund and the requisition is in accord with the regulations.

Repayment of scholarships.

9(1)

The minister may require the whole or any part of the amount of the scholarship moneys paid to any person under this Act to be repaid to the government on the terms and conditions set out, and as otherwise provided, in the regulations; and may, on behalf of the government, enter into an agreement with any such person respecting the repayment of those moneys.

Cancellation of obligation to repay.

9(2)

The minister may also, subject to the regulations, cancel, or agree to cancel, in whole or in part, the obligation of any person to repay scholarship moneys; and may include a covenant for the cancellation thereof in any agreement made under subsection (1).

Regulations.

10

For the purpose of carrying out the provisions of this Act according to their intent, the Lieutenant Governor in Council may make such regulations and orders as are ancillary thereto and are not inconsistent therewith; and every regulation or order made under, and in accordance with the authority granted by, this section has the force of law; and, without restricting the generality of the foregoing, the Lieutenant Governor in Council may make regulations and orders respecting

(a) the persons to whom payments from the fund may be made;

(b) the amount of each payment;

(c) the time of payment;

(d) the conditions under which payment may be made; and

(e) the terms and conditions of the obligation to repay scholarship moneys, and the terms and conditions on which that obligation may be cancelled.