Legislative Updates

4th Session of the 41st Legislature

New Bills

Government Bills:

Private Member’s Bills:

Check the Bill Status daily to follow the legislative process.

Proclamations

The Government has proclaimed the following Act:

The Government Notices Modernization Act (Various Acts Amended) (S.M. 2018, c. 28), part 1 effective April 1, 2019.

Part 1 of this Act amends The Queen’s Printer Act to establish the deputy minister of the department that administers the Act as the Queen’s Printer and to require the Queen’s Printer to make The Manitoba Gazette, an official government publication, available to the public online at no cost.

Part 2 of this Act amends provisions in 24 statutes that relate to the government’s publication of official notices. These amendments remove references to printed “issues” of The Manitoba Gazette so that it may be published online. Several requirements to publish a notice or document in a newspaper are replaced with the requirement or option of publishing it in The Manitoba Gazette.

Legislative Updates

The 4th Session of the 41st Legislature resumed on March 6, 2019.

New Bills

Government Bills:

Private Members’ Bills:

Check the Bill Status daily to follow the legislative process.

Orders in Council, February 2019

Legislative Updates: New Proclamation

The Government of Manitoba has proclaimed the following Act:

The Boards, Committees, Councils and Commissions Streamlining Act (Various Acts Amended or Repealed) (section 11) S.M. 2018, c. 8, effective March 1, 2019.

This Act amends various Acts and repeals others in order to consolidate or eliminate a number of boards, committees, councils and commissions or reduce their size.

Part 1 changes the structure of eleven boards, committees, councils and commissions.

Part 2 merges or eliminates several boards, committees, councils and a commission.

Part 3 amends The Executive Government Organization Act. With Cabinet’s approval, a minister may appoint an advisory committee for a specific purpose and for a limited period.

Legislative Updates: New Proclamations

The Government of Manitoba has proclaimed the following Acts:

  1. The Regulatory Accountability Act and Amendments to The Statutes and Regulations Act (sections 9 and 12) , S.M. 2017, c. 21 effective July 1, 2019.
  2. The Regulatory Accountability Act and Amendments to The Statutes and Regulations Act , S.M. 2017, c. 21,  (subsection 17(4) of that Act insofar as it enacts sections 34.3, 34.4 and 34.6 of The Statutes and Regulations Act) effective October 1, 2019.