Manitoba, Canada, local Plebiscite [ATP] - Vote on amalgamation or annexation - formation or dissolution of municipalities

General Typology

Instrument
Plebiscite [ATP]
Location
Manitoba, Canada
Political level
local
Local Name:
Vote on amalgamation or annexation - formation or dissolution of municipalities
Normative Level:
statutory
Legally Binding:
no
Legally Defined:

Duties and powers in making decision
23(1)
In deciding whether to recommend a formation or dissolution application, The Municipal Board
(f) may require an affected municipality or may request the minister to hold a vote of those persons who would be voters of the municipality proposed to be formed or are voters of the municipality proposed to be dissolved and may consider its results;

Duties and powers in making decision
39(1)
In deciding whether to recommend an amalgamation or annexation application, The Municipal Board
(f) in the case of an amalgamation, may request the minister to hold a vote or may require any one or more of the municipalities that are proposed to be amalgamated to hold a vote of the persons who would be voters of the municipality proposed to be formed;
(g) in the case of an annexation, may request the minister to hold a vote or may require a municipality to hold a vote of those persons who are voters of the area of the municipality proposed to be annexed or a vote of those persons who are voters of the municipality in which the area proposed to be annexed is located;
(h) may consider the results of a vote; and (..)

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

Subject Matter:

Amalgamation or annexation - formation or dissolution of municipalities

Actors

Author:
Municipal Board
Initiator:
Municipal Board - Minister
Decision maker:
Electorate

Requirements

Available Time:
Turnout Quorum:
No turnout quorum found in legal source
Approval Quorum:
Majority of those voting
Geographical Quorum:
No geographical quorum found in legal source
Excluded Issues:
Other Formal Requirements:

Procedural Elements

Wording Of Ballot Question:
Interaction With Authorities:
Supervision And Support:
Transparency And Finance:

Practice

Archive:
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