Legislative Update Report No. 2012-13 -- July 15, 2012

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Federal Government

Regulations

Canada Gazette, Part II, July 4, 2012:

Aeronautics Act

SOR/2012-136

Regulations Amending the Canadian Aviation Regulations (Parts I, VI and VII)

Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

SOR/2012-125 Order 2012-87-03-01 Amending the Domestic Substances List
SOR/2012-134 Regulations Designating Regulatory Provisions for Purposes of Enforcement (Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999)
SOR/2012-135 Regulations Amending the Sulphur in Diesel Fuel Regulations

Food and Drugs Act

SOR/2012-129 Regulations amending the Food and Drugs Regulation (Positron-emitting
Radiopharmaceuticals)

Species at Risk Act

SI/2012-45 List of Wildlife Species at Risk (Decisions Not to Add Certain Species) Order
SI/2012-46 Order Acknowledging Receipt of the Assessments Done Pursuant to Subsection 23(1)
of the Act
SOR/2012-133 Order Amending Schedule 1 to the Species at Risk Act

 

Proposed Regulations

Canada Gazette, Part I, June 30, 2012:

Canada Transportation Act

  • Regulations Amending the Air Transportation Regulations and the Canadian Transportation Agency Designated Provisions Regulations
  • Regulations Amending the Railway Interswitching Regulations

Canada Gazette, Part I, July 7, 2012:

Species at Risk Act

  • Order Amending Schedule 1 to the Species at Risk Act

Bank Act

  • Disclosure on Continuance Regulations (Federal Credit Unions)
  • Federal Credit Union Conversion Regulations
  • Guidelines Respecting Control in Fact for the Purpose of Section 377.2 of the Bank Act
  • Prospectus (Federal Credit Unions) Regulations
  • Regulations Amending Certain Regulations Made Under the Bank Act

Canadian Payments Act

  • By-law Amending Certain By-laws Made Under the Canadian Payments Act
  • Regulations Amending the Canadian Payments Association Election of Directors Regulations

Pest Control Products Act

  • Regulations Amending the Pest Control Products Regulations

Proclamations

Canada Gazette, Part II, July 4, 2012:

Environmental Enforcement Act, SC 2009, c 14

  • Sections 72 to 80, 87 and 88 which amend the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 in force June 22, 2012 (SI/2012-47)

Safe Streets and Communities Act, SC 2012, c 1

  • a) Sections 205 to 207 which amend the Immigration and Refugee Act in force July 4, 2012 (SI/2012-48)
    b) Sections 10 to 31 and 35 to 38 which amend the Criminal Code in force August 9, 2012 (SI/2012-48)
    c) Sections 167 to 203 which amend the Youth Criminal Justice Act in force October 23, 2012 (SI/2012-48)
    d) Subsection 32(1) and sections 33, 39 to 47, 49 and 50 which amend the Criminal Code, Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, Criminal Records Act and National Defence Act in force November 6, 2012 (SI/2012-48)
    e) Section 34 which amend the Criminal Code in force November 20, 2012 (SI/2012-48)

Royal Assents

June 29, 2012

  • Bill C-23, An Act to implement the Free Trade Agreement between Canada and the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, the Agreement on the Environment between Canada and the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and the Agreement on Labour Cooperation between Canada and the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan — Chapter No. 18
  • Bill C- 38, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March 29, 2012 and other measures — Chapter No.19
  • Bill C-11, An Act to amend the Copyright Act — Chapter No. 20

Releases, Speeches and Statements

Finance

July 5, 2012
Harper Government encourages consumer choice and competitiveness of credit unions nationwide

July 6, 2012
Harper Government imposes tough new pro-consumer oversight on banking complaints

Notices

Canada Gazette, Part I, June 30, 2012:

Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

  • Notice with respect to certain substituted diphenylamine substances
  • Guidance for fine particulate matter (PM2.5) in residential indoor air

Radiocommunication Act

  • SMSE-014-12 — Announcement of intent to license an interim satellite for the 14/12 GHz broadcasting-satellite service (BSS) spectrum at the 95.5°W orbital position

Miscellaneous Notices

Canada Gazette, Part I, June 30, 2012:

  • ResMor Trust Company, designated office for the service of enforcement notices

Supplements

Canada Gazette, Part I, June 30, 2012:

Copyright Board

  • Statement of Royalties to Be Collected by SOCAN for the Public Performance or the Communication to the Public by Telecommunication, in Canada, of Musical or Dramatico-Musical Works

Canada Gazette, Part I, July 7, 2012:

Copyright Board

  • Statement of Royalties to Be Collected by Re:Sound in Respect of the Use of Recorded Music to Accompany Physical Activities (2008-2012)

Alberta

Proclamations

Alberta Gazette, Part I, June 30, 2012:

Traffic Safety Amendment Act, 2011, SA 2011, c 22

  • Act in force June 25, 2012

Releases, Speeches and Statements

Alberta Government

June 27, 2012
New West Partnership streamlines business registration across the West

Notices

Alberta Gazette, Part I, June 30, 2012:

Alberta Securities Commission

  • National Instrument 21-101 Marketplace Operation — Amending Instrument
  • National Instrument 23-101 Trading Rules — Amending Instrument

British Columbia

Notices

British Columbia Gazette, Part I, June 21, 2012:

Ministry of Energy and Mines

  • Calling for Tenders: Competition for the right to explore and develop Crown petroleum and natural gas resources, closes July 18, 2012

Manitoba

Regulations

Manitoba Gazette, Part II, June 30, 2012:

The Highway Traffic Act

Man Reg 80/2012 Motor Transport Board Rules of Procedure, amendment

Notices

Manitoba Gazette, Part I, June 16, 2012:

The Manitoba Securities Commission

New Brunswick

Notices

New Brunswick Royal Gazette, Part I, July 4, 2012:

New Brunswick Securities Commission

The making of amendments to:

  • National Instrument 33-105 Underwriting Conflicts
  • National Instrument 81-104 Commodity Pools
  • National Instrument 81-105 Mutual Fund Sales Practices
  • National Instrument 58-101 Disclosure of Corporate Governance Practices (amendments required in French only) (together, the Amendments)

Notice and Request for Comment, proposed amendments to:

  • National Instrument 81-101 Mutual Fund Prospectus Disclosure (NI 81-101), including Form 81-101F3 Contents of Fund Facts Document and Companion Policy 81-101CP, and proposed consequential amendments to National Instrument 81-102 Mutual Funds (together, the Proposed Amendments)

New Brunswick Royal Gazette, Part I, July 11, 2012:

New Brunswick Securities Commission

The making of amendments to:

  • National Instrument 21-101 Marketplace Operation (NI 21-101), including Form 21-101F1 Information Statement Exchange or Quotation and Trade Reporting System, Form 21-101F2 Initial Operation Report Alternative Trading System, Form 21-101F3 Quarterly Report of Marketplace Activities and Form 21-101F5 Initial Operation Report for Information Processor, and Companion Policy 21-101CP
  • National Instrument 23-101 Trading Rules (NI 23-101) and Companion Policy 23-101CP
  • Multilateral Instrument 11-102 Passport System (together, the Amendments)

Newfoundland

Regulations

Newfoundland and Labrador Gazette, Part II, June 29, 2012:

Registration of Deeds Act, 2009

NLR 55/12 Registration of Deeds Regulations, amendment

 

Northwest Territories

Regulations

Northwest Territories Gazette, Part II, June 15, 2012:

Professional Corporations Act

NWT Reg 034-2012 Professional Corporations Regulations, amendment


Nova Scotia   

Regulations

Nova Scotia Royal Gazette, Part II, June 29, 2012:

Petroleum Products Pricing Act

NS Reg 126/2012 Prescribed Petroleum Products Prices
NS Reg 127/2012 Prescribed Petroleum Products Prices
NS Reg 128/2012 Prescribed Petroleum Products Prices

 

Nunavut

  • No entries for this issue
     

Ontario

Regulations

Ontario Gazette, June 30, 2012:

Labour Relations Act, 1995

O Reg 146/12 Arbitration — Residential Sector of the Construction Industry, amending O Reg 522/05

Occupational Health and Safety Act

O Reg 148/12 Designated Substances, amending O Reg 490/09
O Reg 149/12 Control of Exposure to Biological or Chemical Agents, amending Reg 833 of RRO 1990

Workplace Safety and Insurance Act, 1997

O Reg 144/12 Benefit for Loss of Retirement Income, amending O Reg 562/99

Ontario Gazette, July 7, 2012:

Building Code Act, 1992

O Reg 159 /12 Building Code, amending O Reg 350/06

Electricity Act, 1998

O Reg 163/12 Adjustments Under Section 25.33 of the Act, amending O Reg 429/04

Highway Traffic Act

O Reg 165/12 Security of Loads, amending O Reg 363/04
O Reg 166/12 Critical Defects of Commercial Motor Vehicles, amending O Reg 512/97
O Reg 167/12 Vehicle Weights and Dimensions — For Safe, Productive and Infrastructure-Friendly Vehicles, amending O Reg 413/05
O Reg 168/12 Vehicle Permits, amending Reg 628 of RRO 1990
O Reg 169/12 Drivers' Licences, amending O Reg 340/94
O Reg 172/12 Special Permits, amending O Reg 381/98
O Reg 173/12 Licences for Driving Instructors and Driving Schools, amending O Reg 473/07

Motorized Snow Vehicles Act

O Reg 171/12 General, amending Reg 804 of RRO 1990

Nursing Act, 1991

O Reg 174/12 General, amending O Reg 275/94
O Reg 175/12 General, amending O Reg 275/94

Off-Road Vehicles Act

O Reg 170/12 General, amending Reg 863 of RRO 1990

Ontario Energy Board Act, 1998

O Reg 162/12 Time Limit for Application of Regulations Under Section 88.0.1 of the Act, revoking O Reg 585/05

Ontario New Home Warranties Plan Act

O Reg 160/12 Warranty for Delayed Closing or Delayed Occupancy, amending O Reg 165/08
O Reg 161/012 Terms and Conditions of Registration of Builders and Vendors, amending Reg 894 of RRO 1990

Pension Benefits Act

O Reg 164/12 General, amending Reg 909 of RRO 1990

Proclamations

Ontario Gazette, June 30, 2012:

Pension Benefits Amendment Act, 2010, SO 2010, c 9

  • 1. Subsections 1(1), (2), (3), (5) and (7)
    2. Section 2
    3. Subsections 3(2), 8(1), 11(1), 17(2), (3), (5), (6) and 18(3)
    4. Sections 19, 20, 23, 24, 26 and 27
    5. Subsections 28(1) and 29(1) and (2)
    6. Sections 30 and 32
    7. Subsections 33(1) to (4) and (6) to (8)
    8. Sections 34 to 37
    9. Subsections 41(1) to (5) and (7)
    10. Sections 42 to 48
    11. Subsections 49(1) to (4)
    12. Sections 50 to 53
    13. Subsections 54(1), (3) and (4) and 55(1) to (4)
    14. Sections 56 and 58 to 61
    15. Subsections 62(1), 73(1) to (6) and (8) and 79(1) in force July 1, 2012

Securing Pension Benefits Now and for the Future Act, 2010, SO 2010, c 24

  • 1. Subsections 3(2) and (5), 21 (4), (5) and (7), 26(2) and (5) and 29(1) and (10), which amend the Pension Benefits Act, in force July 1, 2012
    2. Subsections 48(1) and (3) to (6), which amend the Pension Benefits Amendment Act, 2010, in force July 1, 2012

Better Tomorrow for Ontario Act (Budget Measures), 2011, SO 2011, c 9

  • Section 2, subsection 4(1) and section 6 of Schedule 35, which amend the Pension Benefits Act, in force July 1, 2012

Creating the Foundation for Jobs and Growth Act, 2010, SO 2010, c 1

  • Subsection 2(2) of Schedule 23, which amends the Pension Benefits Act, in force July 1, 2012

Ontario Gazette, July 7, 2012:

Strong Action for Ontario Act (Budget Measures), 2012, SO 2012, c 8

  • Schedule 38, which amends the Ontario Clean Energy Benefit Act, 2010, in force September 1, 2012
  • Subsection 1(1) of Schedule 18, which amends the Funeral, Burial and Cremation Services Act, 2002, Schedule 19, which amends the Funeral Directors and Establishment Act, in force July 1, 2012

Notices

Ontario Gazette, June 30, 2012:

Ontario Securities Commission

  • Amendments to National Instrument 21-101 Marketplace Operations
  • National Instrument 23-101 Trading Rules
  • Repeal of Ontario Securities Commission Rule 21-501 Deferral of Information Transparency Requirements for Government Debt Securities in National Instrument 21-101 — Marketplace Operation

Financial Services Commission of Ontario

  • Health Claims for Auto Insurance, July 2012 Guideline — Superintendent's Guideline No. 02/12

Prince Edward Island

  • No entries for this issue

Quebec

Réglements

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 27 juin 2012 :

Loi concernant les partenariats en matière d'infrastructures de transport

Décret 624-2012 Règlement modifiant le Règlement concernant les infrastructures routières à péage
exploitées en vertu d'une entente de partenariat public-privé

Code de la sécurité routière

Décret 628-2012 Règlement donnant effet à l'Entente en matière d'échange de permis de conduire entre la Société de l'assurance automobile du Québec et le ministère fédéral des Transports, de la Construction et des Affaires urbaines de la République fédérale d'Allemagne
Décret 629-2012 Règlement donnant effet à l'Entente en matière d'échange de permis de conduire entre la Société de l'assurance automobile du Québec et the Driver and Vehicle Agency (Northern Ireland)
Décret 630-2012 Règlement donnant effet à l'Entente en matière d'échange de permis de conduire entre la Société de l'assurance automobile du Québec et the Isle of Man, Department of Infrastructure, Driver and Vehicle Licensing Office
Décret 631-2012 Règlement donnant effet à l'Entente en matière d'échange de permis de conduire entre la Société de l'assurance automobile du Québec et le ministère de l'Infrastructure et de l'Environnement du Royaume des Pays-Bas

Loi sur le bâtiment

Décret 635-2012 Règlement modifiant le Code de construction

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 29 juin 2012 :

Loi sur les transports

Décret 734-2012 Règlement modifiant le Règlement sur la formation des conducteurs d'autobus et de minibus affectés au transport des écoliers

Regulations

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, June 27, 2012:

An Act respecting transport infrastructure partnerships

OC 624-2012 Regulation to amend the Regulation respecting toll road infrastructures operated under
a public-private partnership agreement

Highway Safety Code

OC 628-2012 Regulation giving effect to the Driver's Licence Exchange Agreement between the Société de l'assurance automobile du Québec and the Federal Ministry of Transport, Building and Urban Development of the Federal Republic of Germany
OC 629-2012 Regulation giving effect to the Driver's Licence Exchange Agreement between the Société de l'assurance automobile du Québec and the Driver and Vehicle Agency (North Ireland)
OC 630-2012 Regulation giving effect to the Driver's Licence Exchange Agreement between the Société de l'assurance automobile du Québec and the Isle of Man, Department of Infrastructure, Driver and Vehicle Licensing Office
OC 631-2012 Regulation giving effect to the Driver's Licence Exchange Agreement between the Société de l'assurance automobile du Québec and the Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment of the Kingdom of the Netherlands

Building Act

OC 635-2012 Regulation to amend the Construction Code

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, June 29, 2012:

Transport Act

OC 734-2012 Regulation to amend the Regulation respecting the training of drivers of buses and minibuses used for the transportation of schoolchildren

Ordres Ministériels

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 27 juin 2012 :

Loi sur les valeurs mobilières

AM 2012-09 Règlement modifiant le Règlement 21-101 sur le fonctionnement du marché — Arrêté
numéro V-1.1-2012-09 du ministre délégué aux Finances
AM 2012-09 Règlement modifiant le Règlement 23-101 sur les règles de négociation
AM 2012-10 Règlement modifiant le Règlement 11-102 sur le régime de passeport — Arrêté numéro
V-1.1-2012-10 du ministre délégué aux Finances

Ministerial Orders

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, June 27, 2012:

Securities Act

MO 2012-09 Regulation to amend the Regulation 21-101 respecting marketplace operation — Order
number V-1.1-2012-09 of the Minister for Finance
MO 2012-09 Regulation to amend Regulation 23-101 respecting trading rules
MO 2012-10 Regulation to amend Regulation 11-102 respecting passport system — Order number
V-1.1-2012-10 of the Minister for Finance

Projets de Règlement

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 20 Juin 2012 :

Loi sur le bâtiment

  • Règlement modifant le Règlement d'application de la Loi sur le bâtiment
  • Reglement visant â améliorer la sécurité dans le bâtiment

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 27 Juin 2012 :

Code de procédure civile

  • Règlement modifiant le Règlement sur la médiation familiale

Loi sur la qualité de l'environnement

  • Règlement modifiant le Règlement sur la protection des eaux contre les rejets des embarcations de plaisance

Code de la sécurité routière

  • Règlement modifiant le Règlement sur les points d'inaptitude

Loi sur les accidents du travail et les maladies professionnelles

  • Règlement sur les pourcentages applicables aux fins de fixer la cotisation des employeurs tenus personnellement au paiement des prestations pour l'année 2013
  • Règlement sur la table des revenus bruts annuels d'emplois convenables pour l'année 2013
  • Règlement sur la table des indemnités de remplacement du revenu payables en vertu de la Loi sur les accidents du travail et les maladies professionnelles et des indemnités payables en vertu de la Loi sur les accidents du travail pour l'année 2013
  • Règlement modifiant le Règlement sur le financement

Code des professions

  • Règlement sur les activités professionnelles pouvant être exercées par des personnes autres que des inhalothérapeutes

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 4 juillet 2012 :

Loi modifiant le Code des professions et d'autres dispositions législatives dans le domaine de la santé
mentale et des relations humaines

  • Règlement sur les conditions de formation des personnes autres que des conseillers d'orientation pour l'exercice d'activités professionnelles pouvant être exercées par les conseillers d'orientation
  • Règlement sur les conditions de formation des personnes autres que des psychoéducateurs pour l'exercice d'activités professionnelles pouvant être exercées par les psychoéducateurs
  • Règlement sur les conditions de formation des personnes autres que des travailleurs sociaux pour l'exercice d'activités professionnelles pouvant être exercées par les travailleurs sociaux

Draft Regulations

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, June 20, 2012:

Building Act

  • Regulation to amend the Regulation respecting the application of the Building Act
  • Regulation to improve building safety

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, June 27, 2012:

Code of Civil Procedure

  • Regulation to amend the Regulation respecting family mediation

Environment Quality Act

  • Regulation to amend the Regulation respecting the protection of waters from pleasure craft discharges

Highway Safety Code

  • Regulation to amend the Regulation respecting demerit points

An Act respecting industrial accidents and occupational diseases

  • Regulation respecting the applicable percentages for the purposes of levying the assessment on employers personally liable for the payment of benefits for 2013
  • Regulation respecting the table of gross annual income from suitable employments for 2013
  • Regulation respecting the table income replacement indemnities payable under the Act respecting industrial accidents and occupational diseases and of indemnities payable under the Workers' Compensation Act for 2013
  • Regulation to amend the Regulation respecting financing

Professional Code

  • Regulation respecting the professional activities that may be engaged in by persons other than respiratory therapists

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, July 4, 2012:

An Act to amend the Professional Code and other legislative provisions in the field of mental health
and human relations

  • Regulation respecting the training conditions of persons other than guidance counsellors to engage in professional activities that may be engaged in by guidance counsellors
  • Regulation respecting the training conditions of persons other than psychoeducators to engage in professional activities that may be engaged in by psychoeducators
  • Regulation respecting the training conditions of persons other than social workers to engage in professional activities that may be engaged in by social workers
     

Saskatchewan

Regulations

Saskatchewan Gazette, Part 2, June 29, 2012:

The Securities Commission

Sask Reg 43/2012 The Securities Commission (Adoption of National Instruments) Amendment
Regulations, 2012 (No. 3)

Notices

Saskatchewan Gazette, Part I, June 29, 2012:

The Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists Act

  • Regulatory Bylaw — The Saskatchewan Association of the Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists (SASLPA) Code of Ethics (Version 2012)

The Queen's Bench Act, 1998

  • Rules of Court — Court of Queen's Bench for Saskatchewan

Yukon

  • No entries for this issue