Legislative Update Report No. 2012-16 -- Aug 30, 2012

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Federal Government Regulations

Canada Gazette, Part II, August 15, 2012:

Farm Products Agencies Act

SOR/2012-158 Order Amending the Canada Turkey Marketing Producers Levy Order
SOR/2012-159 Regulations Amending the Canadian Chicken Marketing Quota Regulations

Broadcasting Act

SOR/2012-151 Regulations Amending Certain Regulations Made Under the Broadcasting Act

Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

SOR/2012-157 Order 2012-87-05-01 Amending the Domestic Substances List

Criminal Code

SI/2012-64 Supreme Court of Yukon Summary Conviction Appeal Rules, 2009

Canada Gazette, Part II, August 20, 2012:

Criminal Code

SOR/2012-162 Regulations Amending the Regulations Establishing a List of Entities

 

Proposed Regulations

Canada Gazette, Part I, August 25, 2012:

Corporations Returns Act

  • Corporations Returns Regulations

Releases, Speeches and Statements

Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions Canada

August 14, 2012
Issuing for comment draft revised version of the Capital Adequacy Requirements Guideline

Notices

Canada Gazette, Part I, August 18, 2012:

Radiocommunication Act

  • DGSO-005-12 — Available Personal Communications Services (PCS) spectrum in the 2 GHz frequency range

Bank Act

  • Approval to have a financial establishment in Canada

Canada Gazette, Part I, August 25, 2012:

Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

  • Significant New Activity Notice No. 16773
  • Significant New Activity Notice No. 16877
  • Significant New Activity Notice No. 16878
  • Significant New Activity Notice No. 16879
  • Publication of final decision after screening assessment of long-chain perfluorocarboxylic acids (PFCAs) that contain from 9 to 20 carbon atoms, their salts and their precursors (paragraphs 68(b) and 68(c) and subsection 77(6) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999)
  • Publication of final decision after screening assessment of Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), its salts and its precursors (paragraphs 68(b) and 68(c) and subsection 77(6) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999)

Canada-Colombia Tax Convention Act, 2010

  • Coming into force of a tax treaty

Radiocommunication Act

  • SMSE-007-12 — Consultation on a policy, technical and licensing framework for use of the Public Safety Broadband spectrum in the bands 758-763 MHz and 788-793 MHz (D block) and 763-768 MHz and 793-798 MHz (PSBB block)
  • SMSE-013-12 — New issue of ICES-003

Miscellaneous Notices

Canada Gazette, Part I, August 25, 2012:

  • Aviva International Insurance Limited, release of assets

Commissions

Canada Gazette, Part I, August 25, 2012:

Special Import Measures Act

  • Certain carbon steel welded pipe — Decision
  • Certain steel piling pipe — Decisions
  • Certain unitized wall modules — Decision

Alberta Regulations

Alberta Gazette, Part II, August 15, 2012:

Health Professions Act

Alta Reg 126/2012 Naturopaths Profession Regulation

Insurance Act

Alta Reg 127/2012 Automobile Accident Insurance Benefits Amendment Regulation
Alta Reg 129/2012 Fair Practices Amendment Regulation

Railway (Alberta) Act

Alta Reg 131/2012 Public Railway (Expire Date) Amendment Regulation

Traffic Safety Act

Alta Reg 128/2012 Demerit Point Program and Service of Documents Amendment Regulation
Alta Reg 125/2012 Operator Licensing and Vehicle Control Amendment Regulation

 

Proclamations

Alberta Gazette, Part I, August 15, 2012:

Health Professions Act, SA 2000, c H-7

  • Schedule 14 of the Act in force August 1, 2012

British Columbia Regulations

British Columbia Gazette, Part II, August 10, 2012:

Court Rules Act

BC Reg 132/2012 Provincial Court (Family) Rules, amending BC Reg 417/98
BC Reg 133/2012 Supreme Court Family Rules, amending BC Reg 169/2009

Motor Vehicle Act

BC Reg 128/2012 Motor Vehicle Act Regulations, amending BC Reg 26/58

British Columbia Gazette, Part II, August 20, 2012

Business Corporations Act

BC Reg 141/2012 Extraprovincial Companies and Foreign Entities from a Designated Province Regulation, amending BC Reg 88/2009

Carbon Tax Act

BC Reg 142/2012 Carbon Tax Regulation, amending BC Reg 125/2008

Coal Act
Mineral Tenure Act

BC Reg 195/2012 Mineral and Coal Land Reserve (No Mineral Claim Registrations) Regulation, amending BC Reg 171/2011 and repealing BC Reg 78/96

Court Rules Act

BC Reg 145/2012 Small Claims Rules, amending BC Reg 261/93

Insurance Act

BC Reg 173/2012 Insurance Regulation, amending BC Reg 213/2011
BC Reg 174/2012 Insurance Regulation, amending BC Reg 213/2011

Insurance Premium Tax Act

BC Reg 175/2012 Insurance Premium Tax Act Classes of Insurance Regulation

Oil and Gas Activities Act

BC Reg 147/2012 Oil and Gas Activities Act General Regulation, amending BC Reg 274/2010; Pipeline Crossings Regulation
BC Reg 148/2012 Environmental Protection and Management Regulation, amending BC Reg 200/2010

Pension Benefits Standards Act

BC Reg 135/2012 Pension Benefits Standards Regulation, amending BC Reg 433/93
BC Reg 136/2012 Pension Benefits Standards Regulation, amending BC Reg 433/93

Pharmacy Operations and Drug Scheduling Act

BC Reg 192/2012 Drug Schedules Regulation, amending BC Reg 9/98

 

Proclamations

British Columbia Gazette, Part II, August 10, 2012:

Miscellaneous Statutes Amendment Act (No. 2), 2011, SBC 2011, c 13

  • Section 130, which amends the Motor Vehicle Act, in force June 7, 2012 (BC Reg 128/2012)

British Columbia Gazette, Part II, August 20, 2012:

Energy and Mines Statutes Amendment Act, 2012, SBC 2012, c 27

  • Section 5 in force June 25, 2012 (BC Reg 147/2012)
  • Sections 13(c) and (d) and 21 to 23 in force June 25, 2012 (BC Reg 148/2012)

Greenhouse Gas Reduction (Emissions Standards) Statutes Amendment Act, 2008, SBC 2008, c 20

  • Sections 13(b), 17, 18(a) and (c), 19 to 22, 31, 33(a) and (b) and 34 in force June 25, 2012 (BC Reg 157/2012)

Insurance Amendment Act, 2009, SBC 2009, c 16

  • Section 111(b) in force July 1, 2012 (BC Reg 175/2012)

Notices

British Columbia Gazette, Part I, August 16, 2012:

Ministry of Energy and Mines

  • Calling for tenders: Competition for the right to explore and develop Crown petroleum and natural gas resources, closes September 12, 2012

Manitoba Regulations

Manitoba Gazette, Part II, August 4, 2012:

The Highway Traffic Act

Man Reg 97/2012 Motor Carrier Safety Fitness Criteria and Certificates Regulation

 

New Brunswick Regulations

New Brunswick Royal Gazette, Part II, August 22, 2012:

Pension Benefits Act

NB Reg 2012-75 Shared Risk Plans Regulation

Newfoundland

  • No entries for this issue

Northwest Territories

  • No entries for this issue

Nova Scotia Regulations

Nova Scotia Royal Gazette, Part II, August 10, 2012:

Petroleum Products Pricing Act

NS Reg 146/2012 Prescribed Petroleum Products Prices
NS Reg 151/2012 Prescribed Petroleum Products Prices

Nunavut

  • No entries for this issue

Ontario Bills

  Referenced only on first reading
115 An Act to implement restraint measures in the education sector
Hon. Broten

Regulations

Ontario Gazette, August 18, 2012:

Environmental Bill of Rights Act, 1993

O Reg 226/12 Classification of Proposals for Instruments, amending O Reg 681/94
O Reg 227/12 General, amending O Reg 73/94

Prince Edward Island Notices

Prince Edward Island Royal Gazette, Part I, August 4, 2012:

Dairy Farmers of Prince Edward Island

  • Fluid Milk Compositional Standards

Prince Edward Island Royal Gazette, Part I, August 11, 2012:

Dairy Farmers of Prince Edward Island

  • Milk Classification Order — DFPEI 2012-05

Prince Edward Island Royal Gazette, Part I, August 18, 2012:

Egg Producers of Prince Edward Island

  • Price Determination Order - Amendment (EPPEI 12-10)

Dairy Farmers of Prince Edward Island

  • Marketing Order (DFPEI 2012-07)
  • Price Determination Order (DFPEI 2012-06)

Quebec Réglements

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 15 août 2012 :

Loi sur les relations du travail, la formation professionnelle et la gestion de la main-d'oeuvre dans
l
'industrie de la construction

Décret 855-2012 Règlement modifiant le Règlement sur la formation professionnelle de la main-d'oeuvre de l'industrie de la construction
Décret 856-2012 Règlement modifiant le Règlement sur la délivrance des certificats de compétence

Loi sur le bâtiment

OC 858-2012 Règlement modifiant le Code de construction

Regulations

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, August 15, 2012:

An Act respecting labour relations, vocational training and workforce management in the
construction industry

OC 855-2012 Regulation to amend the Regulation respecting the vocational training of workforce in the construction industry
OC 856-2012 Regulation to amend the Regulation respecting the issuance of competency certificates

Building Act

OC 858-2012 Regulation to amend the Construction Code

Ordres Ministériels

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 25 juillet 2012 :

Loi sur les valeurs mobilières

AM 2012-11 Règlement 51-105 sur les émetteurs cotés sur les marchés de gré à gré américains

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 15 août 2012 :

Loi sur les relations du travail, la formation professionnelle et la gestion de la main-d'oeuvre dans
l'industrie de la construction

AM 2012-002 Concernant les donneurs d'ouvrage que doivent consulter certaines associations
sectorielles d'employeurs en application de l'article 42 de la Loi sur les relations du
travail, la formation professionnelle et la gestion de la main-d'oeuvre dans
l'industrie de la construction — Arrêté numéro AM 2012-002 de la ministre du
Travail
AM 2012-003 Concernant la reconnaissance de l'Association canadienne des restaurateurs
professionnels aux fins de l'application de l'article 19 de la Loi sur les relations
du travail, la formation professionnelle et la gestion de la main-d'oeuvre dans
l'industrie de la construction — Arrêté numéro AM 2012-003 de la ministre
du Travail

Ministerial Orders

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, July 25, 2012:

Securities Act

MO 2012-11 Regulation 51-105 respecting issuers quoted in the U.S. over-the-counter markets

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, August 15, 2012:

An Act respecting labour relations, vocational training and workforce management in the
construction industry

MO 2012-002 Recognized clients that must be consulted by certain sector-based employers'
associations pursuant to section 42 of the Act respecting labour relations,
vocational training and workforce management in the construction industry
— Order number AM 2012-002 of the Minister of Labour
MO 2012-003 Recognition of the Canadian Association of Professional Conservators for the
purposes of section 19 of the Act respecting labour relations, vocational training
and workforce management in the construction industry — Order number AM
2012-003 of the Minister of Labour

Proclamations

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 15 août 2012 :

Loi sur le bâtiment, SQ 1985, c. 34
Loi sur l'économie de l'énergie dans le bâtiment, L.R.Q, c. E-1.1

  • L'article 214 de la Loi sur le bâtiment (1985, c. 34) en ce qui concerne la Loi sur l'économie de l'énergie dans le bâtiment (L.R.Q, c. E-1.1), à l'égard des bâtiments et des équipements destinés à l'usage du public auxquels s'applique la partie 11 du code adopté par le chapitre I du Code de construction en vigueur 30 août 2012 (Décret 857-2012)

Proclamations

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, August 15, 2012:

Building Act, SQ 1985, c 34
An Act respecting the conservation of energy in buildings, RSQ 1985, c E-1.1

  • Section 214 of the Building Act (1985, c. 34) as regards the Act respecting the conservation of energy in buildings (R.S.Q., c. E-1.1), in respect of buildings and facilities intended for use by the public to which Part 11 of the Code adopted by Chapter 1 of the Construction Code applies, in force August 30, 2012 (OC 857-2012)

Projets de Règlement

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 25 juillet 2012 :

Loi sur la qualité de l'environnement

  • Déclaration obligatoire de certaines émissions de contaminants dans l'atmosphère, modification (Erratum)
  • Système de plafonnement et d'échange de droits d'émission de gaz à effet de serre, modification (Erratum)

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 1 août 2012 :

Loi sur la santé et la sécurité du travail

  • Règlement sur la mise en oeuvre de l'entente relative aux programmes de l'Office Québec-Monde pour la jeunesse

Draft Regulations

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, July 25, 2012:

Environment Quality Act

  • Cap-and-trade system for greenhouse gas emission allowances, amendment (Erratum)
  • Mandatory reporting of certain emissions of contaminants into the atmosphere, amendment (Erratum)

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, August 1, 2012:

An Act respecting occupational and safety

  • Regulation respecting the implementation of the Agreement regarding the programs of the Office Québec-Monde pour la jeunesse

Saskatchewan Proclamations

Saskatchewan Gazette, Part I, August 17, 2012:

The Securities Amendment Act, 2012, SS 2012, c 32

  • Sections 1 and 2, clauses 3(a), (b), (c), (d), and (f), sections 4 to 6, 8 to 11, 16 to 21 and 23 to 30, in force August 15, 2012

Yukon Regulations

Yukon Gazette, Part II, August 15, 2012:

Placer Mining Act and Quartz Mining Act

Yukon OIC 2012/135 Prohibition of Entry on Certain Lands (Wellgreen Mill Site) Order

Quartz Mining Act

Yukon OIC 2012/145 Prohibition of Entry on Certain Lands (City of Whitehorse) Order

Ministerial Orders

Yukon Gazette, Part II, August 15, 2012:

Securities Act

MO 2012/10 Rule to Make Amendment No. 4 to the Rule Respecting the Implementation of CSA
Instruments and Policies (Local Rule 11-802) (Ministerial Order 2009/07)

 

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