Who can harvest wild rice in Manitoba?

Notwithstanding sections 4 and 5, a registered Indian or an Indian Band may engage in the harvesting of wild rice for household purposes without a licence or permit in areas of Crown land designated for such harvesting in the regulations. No person shall transport wild rice without a load slip.

What is the Interpretation Act of Manitoba?

Every Act and regulation must be interpreted as being remedial and must be given the fair, large and liberal interpretation that best ensures the attainment of its objects. The English and French versions of Acts and regulations are equally authoritative, in accordance with section 23 of the Manitoba Act, 1870.

What was the law of Manitoba?

The 1870 Manitoba Act was a constitutional statute that created the Province of Manitoba. It gave the Métis most of what they asked for, notably responsible government, the status of province, bilingual institutions, confessional schools, and guaranteed property rights with respect to Indian lands.

How are regulations passed in Manitoba?

A regulation is delegated legislation. It is made by a person or body under the authority of an Act passed by the Legislature. The regulation-making body is specified by the Act. Usually it is the Lieutenant Governor in Council, a member of the Executive Council, or a board, commission or tribunal.

Where does wild rice grow in Manitoba?

Most wild rice production in Manitoba takes place east of Lake Winnipeg around the Whiteshell area and northwest around Flin Flon and The Pas. The process of growing wild rice is very fascinating as it is grown in water rather than a regular field: farmers start with the water specifications.

What is the purpose of the legislation act?

Legislation can have many purposes: to regulate, to authorize, to outlaw, to provide (funds), to sanction, to grant, to declare, or to restrict. It may be contrasted with a non-legislative act by an executive or administrative body under the authority of a legislative act.

Is legislation same as act?

An ACT is legislation passed by the Parliament. Acts, (not including Schedules to Acts) can only be amended by another Act of Parliament. Acts set out the broad legal/policy principles.

Who did the Manitoba Act affect?

The Manitoba Act stated that Métis lands would be protected but all other lands were the property of the Dominion of Canada. The Métis could not get legal title to their lands until Dominion surveyors had finished sectioning the land – a job which took three years.

Is the Manitoba Act part of the Constitution?

The Manitoba Act, 1870 (French: Loi de 1870 sur le Manitoba) is an act of the Parliament of Canada, and part of the Constitution of Canada, that provided for the admission of Manitoba as the fifth province of Canada.