Manitoba, Canada, local Agenda (setting) initiative [PAX] - Petition about formation/dissolving of a local urban district

General Typology

Instrument
Agenda (setting) initiative [PAX]
Location
Manitoba, Canada
Political level
local
Local Name:
Petition about formation/dissolving of a local urban district
Normative Level:
statutory
Legally Binding:
no
Legally Defined:

Initiating a petition
57(1)
A majority of the voters of a locality in a rural municipality may initiate the formation of a local urban district by submitting to the council of the
municipality a sufficient petition to form a local urban district.

Procedure on agreement
59
If the council of the municipality and the representative of the petitioners agree on the description of the area and the name of the proposed local urban district, the council must submit to the minister a request to form the local urban district.

Procedure when no agreement
60(1)
If the council of the municipality and the representative of the petitioners do not agree on the description of the area and the name of the proposed
local urban district, the council or the representative may refer the formation petition to The Municipal Board for its recommendation.

Referral of request or recommendation to L.G. in C.
61
The minister must refer the request of a municipality to form a local urban district or a recommendation of The Municipal Board in relation to the formation of a local urban district to the Lieutenant Governor in Council.

Notice when no regulation is made
62
If a regulation forming a local urban district is not made in relation to a request by the council of a municipality or a recommendation of The Municipal Board, (..)

Initiating a dissolution of local urban district
66(1)
The dissolution of a local urban district may be initiated
(a) by a sufficient petition of 2/3 of the voters of the district submitted to the council of the municipality in which the local urban district is located; or
(b) by a request to the minister from the council of the municipality in which the local urban district is located if in two consecutive general elections, there are not at least two persons nominated as members of the committee of the local urban district.

Referral of petition to minister
66(2)
The council of the municipality that receives a petition under clause (1)(a) must submit the petition to the minister.

Referral of petition or request to L.G. in C.
66(3)
The minister must refer a petition or request to dissolve a local urban district to the Lieutenant Governor in Council.

Dissolution regulation
67(1)
The Lieutenant Governor in Council may make a regulation dissolving a local urban district.

References: THE MUNICIPAL ACT, 1996 (02/2016)

Subject Matter:

To form/dissolve local urban district

Actors

Author:
Citizens
Initiator:
Citizens
Decision maker:
Lieutenant Governor in Council

Requirements

Number Of Signatures:
Dissolving: 2/3 of voters cast; formation: Majority of votes cast
Available Time:
No information found in legal source
Geographical Quorum:
Excluded Issues:
Other Formal Requirements:

Procedural Elements

Collection Mode:
unknown
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Interaction With Authorities:
Supervision And Support:
Transparency And Finance:

Practice

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