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Prompt payment—Bill 38—receives royal assent in Manitoba

June 2, 2023 | By Anthony Capkun

Minister James Teitsma (centre) poses in the legislative building with members of Manitoba Prompt Payment, Construction Association of Rural Manitoba, Winnipeg Construction Association, and General Contractors Alliance of Canada–Manitoba. Source: MBPP.

June 2, 2023 – The Electrical Contractors Association of Manitoba reports that Bill 38, The Builders’ Liens Amendment Act (Prompt Payment) has received royal assent. Congratulations!

“Bill 38 is a significant step towards ensuring financial certainty for contractors and subcontractors, and promotes economic growth and investment in our province,” said James Teitsma, Minister of Consumer Protection and Government Services.

A champion of the bill, Teitsma said “[…] we remain committed to moving forward towards the implementation of this legislation and are confident that it will have a very positive impact”.

For more information about Manitoba Prompt Payment, contact Ramona Coey at 204-774-2404 or ramona@mcamb.ca.


— With files from Alyssa Jonasson

SEE ALSO One step closer to prompt payment legislation in Manitoba (March 2023).

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