Manitoba Government Introduces International Child Support and Family Maintenance (Hague Convention) Act May 9, 2022

“The Manitoba government is introducing the international child support and family maintenance (Hague Convention) act that would improve access to justice by providing Manitoba families with additional avenues for establishing, varying and enforcing child and spousal support where one party lives outside Canada”

Manitoba Government Strengthening Laws to Protect Vulnerable Youth from Human Trafficking, Sexual Exploitation May 12, 2022

“The Manitoba government is proposing new legislation as well as amendments to existing acts that would further protect vulnerable children and youth who are at risk of human trafficking and sexual exploitation…

The proposed new legislation, the hospitality sector customer registry act, would improve the ability of law enforcement to investigate suspected instances of human trafficking by requiring hotels and temporary accommodations, including online accommodation platforms, to keep a register of guests, including their names and addresses, and make the registers available to investigators by order or without a warrant on an emergency-demand basis.”

Government Bills
Fourth Session, 42nd Legislature


Bill 37 The International Child Support and Family Maintenance (Hague Convention) Act – This Bill implements the Convention on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance in Manitoba to facilitate the international recovery of child support and other forms of family maintenance. This Bill also applies procedures under The Inter-jurisdictional Support Orders Act to applications made under the Convention. Consequential amendments are made to The Court of Queen’s Bench Act and The Family Maintenance Act.

Bill 39 The Appropriation Act, 2022 (School Tax Rebate)

Bill 40 The Hospitality Sector Customer Registry Act and Amendments to The Child and Family Services Act and The Child Sexual Exploitation and Human Trafficking Act – Enacts The Hospitality Sector Customer Registry Act which would require hotels, online accommodation platforms and other persons prescribed by regulation to record information about their customers, including a customer’s name and primary residence.

Amends The Child and Family Services Act  to broaden the circumstances in which an agency can apply for an order that prohibits a person from contacting or residing with a child.

Amends The Child Sexual Exploitation and Human Trafficking Act to require hotels, online accommodation platforms, drivers of vehicles for hire and other persons to report human trafficking to a police service if they reasonably believe another person is subject to human trafficking.

In Commitee

18 The Legislative Security Amendment Act (No amendments)

19 The Beneficiary Designation (Retirement, Savings and Other Plans) Amendment Act (No amendments)

23 The Reducing Red Tape and Improving Services Act, 2022 (No amendments)

26 The Officers of the Assembly Act (Various Acts Amended) (No Amendments)

30 The Police Services Amendment and Law Enforcement Review Amendment Act (No amendments)

35 The Commemoration of Days, Weeks and Months and Related Repeals and Amendments Act (No amendments)

Private Bills


Bill 237 The Drivers and Vehicles Amendment Act (Poppy Number Plates) – Licence plates depicting a red poppy and the Canadian flag are to be made available to honourably serving or discharged members of the Canadian Forces and to former members of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Force.

2nd Reading

Bill 208 The Teachers’ Pensions Amendment Act

Bill 228 The Eating Disorders Awareness Week Act


Bill 205 The Filipino Heritage Month Act  • amendment(s) adopted at Committee Stage

Bill 223 The Ukrainian Heritage Month Act

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