This is an unofficial archived version of The Manitoba Motor League Incorporation Act
as enacted by SM 1990-91, c. 1 on November 14, 1990.

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R.S.M. 1990, c. 99

The Manitoba Motor League Incorporation Act

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WHEREAS certain persons were associated together in the Province of Manitoba under the name of the Manitoba Motor League, for the purpose of furthering the interests of motorists, demonstrating the need of good roads, posting signs and marking touring routes, co-operating with other associations having similar objects and promoting social intercourse among the members, and by their petition prayed that the Manitoba Motor League be incorporated for the more effectual carrying out of the aims and objects of the said association;

AND WHEREAS some of those persons were Fred E.H. Luke, sales manager; Chester L. McLaughlin, sales manager; Harry M. Agnew, manager; Frederick J.C. Cox, secretary; Clarence D. Shepard, real estate agent; Elmer W. Hamilton, manager; Bruce W. Thompson, barrister-at-law; Arthur C. Emmett, secretary, all of the City of Winnipeg, in Manitoba, and John F. Walker, merchant, of the City of Portage la Prairie, in Manitoba;

AND WHEREAS their prayer was granted and resulted in the enactment of An Act to Incorporate the Manitoba Motor League, assented to March 6, 1918;

AND WHEREAS the Minister of Justice has caused the Act to be prepared in English and French for re-enactment in accordance with a judgment dated June 13, 1985 and an order dated November 4, 1985 of the Supreme Court of Canada;

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



The Manitoba Motor League, (hereinafter referred to as "the League") is continued as a corporation consisting of those persons who are members in good standing on the coming into force of this Act and such other persons as shall become members.



The League has the power to purchase, acquire, hold, possess and enjoy, and to have, take and receive any lands, hereditaments, premises and real and immovable property and estate, and shares, stocks, bonds, debentures, and every kind of personal property, and the same to sell, alienate, mortgage, lease, exchange and otherwise dispose of whensoever the League may deem it proper so to do.

Constitution, rules and regulations


The constitution, by-laws, rules and regulations touching the admission and expulsion of members and the management and conduct generally of the affairs and concerns of the League, may from time to time be altered, repealed or changed in the manner provided by the constitution, by-laws, rules and regulations of the League.

Borrowing powers


The League may from time to time borrow money at such rate of interest and upon such terms as it may think proper, and for such purpose may execute or issue any mortgages, bonds, debentures or other instruments under the seal of the League, which shall operate as a mortgage and charge against the lands and effects of the League.

Signatures on mortgages, bonds, etc.


Any such mortgage, bond, debenture or other instrument shall be signed by the president of the League, and countersigned by the secretary, or such persons as may be designated by the constitution, by-laws, rules or regulations of the League.

Liability of members


No member of the League shall be in any way liable for, or chargeable with payment of any debt or demand due by the League beyond the extent of the entrance fee and annual subscriptions remaining unpaid by the said member and any member of the League not so indebted to the League will be allowed to withdraw and cease to be a member upon giving notice to that effect according to the form that may be prescribed by the constitution, by-laws, rules and regulations of the League, and from henceforth shall be free from all debts and demands due by the League.

Debt of members to League


The entrance fee and annual subscription unpaid of any member shall be a debt due by him to the League, and may be collected from him by the League by due process of law.

Negotiable instruments


The League shall have power to make, draw, accept and endorse cheques, bills of exchange and promissory notes necessary for the purposes of the League, under the hands of such officers as the by-laws of the League may provide.

NOTE:  This Act replaces S.M. 1918, c. 113.