The Government of Manitoba proclaimed the following:
With the advice and consent of the Executive Council of
Manitoba, we name July 1, 2018, as the day on which
section 1 insofar as it enacts clause (e) of the definition
“reviewable service” of The Advocate for Children and
Youth Act (S.M. 2017, c. 8) comes into force.
In 2014, the Commission of Inquiry into the death of Phoenix Sinclair recommended that Manitoba enact stand-alone legislation for the Children’s Advocate and provide the Advocate with a broader mandate. This Act implements those recommendations.
This Act also changes the name of Children’s Advocate to Advocate for Children and Youth.