Legislative Update Report No. 2012-17-- Sept 15, 2012

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Federal Government Regulations

Canada Gazette, Part II, August 29, 2012:

Canadian Payments Act

SOR/2012-161 By-law Amending Certain By-laws Made Under the Canadian Payments Act

Criminal Code

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

Canada Gazette, Part II, September 12, 2012:

Broadcasting Act

SOR/2012-165 Regulations Amending the Broadcasting Distribution Regulations
SI/2012-69 Order Declining to Refer Back to the CRTC Decision CRTC 2012-308

Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

SOR/2012-167 Reduction of Carbone Dioxide Emissions from Coal-fired Generation of Electricity Regulations
SOR/2012-164 Order Amending the Schedule 3 to the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

 

Proposed Regulations

Canada Gazette, Part I, September 8, 2012:

Firearms Act

  • Regulations Amending and Repealing Certain Regulations Made Under the Firearms Act

Public Service Employment Act

  • Regulations Amending the Political Activities Regulations

Proclamations

Canada Gazette, Part II, September 12, 2012:

Jobs, Growth and Long-term Prosperity Act, SC 2012, c 19

  • Division 12 the Integrated Cross-Border Law Inforcement Operations Act, in force August 20, 2012 (SI/2012-68)

Canada-Jordan Economic Growth and Prosperity Act, SC 2012, c 18

  • Other than sections 44 and 45, Act is in force October 1, 2012 (SI/2012-71)

Releases, Speeches and Statements

Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission

September 4, 2012
CRTC issues annual report on the state of the Canadian communications industry

Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada

August 28, 2012
Consultations on next phase of government's Pro-Trade Plan take place in Ottawa

Notices

Canada Gazette, Part I, September 8, 2012:

Customs Tariff

  • Proposed amendments to the NAFTA rules of origin — Domestic consultations

Commissions

Canada Gazette, Part I, September 8, 2012:

National Energy Board

  • Twin Rivers Paper Company Inc. — Applications to export electricity to the United States

Supplements

Canada Gazette, Part I, September 8, 2012:

Chief Electoral Officer

  • Electoral districts — Proposal for the province of Manitoba
  • Electoral districts — Proposal for the province of Ontario
  • Electoral districts — Proposal for the province of Prince Edward Island

Alberta Regulations

Alberta Gazette, Part II, August 31, 2012:

Traffic Safety Act

Alta Reg 143/2012 Vehicle Equipment Amendment Regulation

 

Releases, Speeches and Statements

Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Alberta

August 16, 2012
Guidelines for health custodians for electronic communications

British Columbia Regulations

British Columbia Gazette, Part II, August 27, 2012:

Health Profession Act

BC Reg 200/2012 Optometrists Regulation, amending BC Reg 33/2009

Safety Standards Act

BC Reg 202/2012 Electrical Safety Regulation, amending BC Reg 100/2004

Securities Act

BC Reg 201/2012 Multilateral Instrument 11-102 Passport System, 251/2001 — National Instrument 21-101 Marketplace Operation, 252/2001 — National Instrument 23-101 Trading Rules, amending BC Regs 58/2008; National Instrument 21-101 Marketplace Operation, amending BC Reg 251/2001

 

Proclamations

British Columbia Gazette, Part II, August 27, 2012:

Police (Independent Investigations Office) Amendment Act, 2011, SBC 2011, c 8

  • Section 8, insofar as it enacts sections 38.09 and 38.10 of the Police Act, and sections 12(a), 17 and 19 in force September 10, 2012 (BC Reg 199/2012)

Releases, Speeches and Statements

Justice

August 30, 2012
Report on justice reform to guide system-wide change

Manitoba Regulations

Manitoba Gazette, Part II, August 18, 2012:

The Highway Traffic Act

Man Reg 98/2012 Vehicle Weights and Dimensions on Classes of Highways Regulation, amendment

The Waste Reduction and Prevention Act

Man Reg 100/2012 Packaging and Printed Paper Stewarship Regulation, amendment

Manitoba Gazette, Part II, September 1, 2012:

The Prescription Drugs Cost Assistance Act

Man Reg 112/2012 Specified Drugs Regulation, amendment

The Pharmaceutical Act

Man Reg 113/2012 Manitoba Drug Interchangeability Formulary Regulation

 

New Brunswick Regulations

New Brunswick Royal Gazette, Part II, September 5, 2012:

Clean Water Act

NB Reg 2012-76 Protected Area Exemption, amendment

Oil and Natural Gas Act

NB Reg 2012-78 Licence to Search and Lease, amendment

Proclamations

New Brunswick Royal Gazette, Part II, September 5, 2012:

Apprenticeship and Occupational Certification Act, SNB 2012, c 19

  • Act in force July 31, 2012

Information and Protection of Privacy Act, SNB 2009, c R-10.6

  • (a) Paragraphs (a) and (b) of the definition of "educational body" in force October 1, 2012;
    (b) Paragraphs (c), (d), (e), (f), (f.1), (f.2) and (h) of the definition of "educational body" in force September 1, 2012;
    (c) Paragraphs (a), (b) and (c) of the definition of "local government body" in force September 1, 2012;
    (d) Paragraph (c) of the definition of "local public body" in force September 1, 2012; and
    (e) Paragraph (d) of the definition of "local government body" in force April 1, 2013

Small Claims Act, SNB 2012, c 15

  • Sections 18 and 26 in force August 1, 2012

Notices

New Brunswick Royal Gazette, Part I, August 29, 2012:

New Brunswick Securities Commission

  • Notice of Rule — the making of amendments to Local Rule 11-502 Time Periods (LR 11-502)

Newfoundland Regulations

Newfoundland and Labrador Gazette, Part II, August 31, 2012:

Highway Traffic Act

NLR 62/12 Vehicle Seizure and Impoundment Regulations, 2012
NLR 63/12 Carrier Safety Regulations, amendment

Northwest Territories

  • No entries for this issue

Nova Scotia Regulations

Nova Scotia Royal Gazette, Part II, August 24, 2012:

Finance Act

NS Reg 154/2012 Section 77 Exemption Regulations

Nova Scotia Business Incorporated Act

NS Reg 157/2012 Nova Scotia Business Incorporated Financial Assistance Regulations, amendment

Pension Benefits Act

NS Reg 156/2012 Pension Benefits Regulations, amendment

Petroleum Products Pricing Act

NS Reg 152/2012 Prescribed Petroleum Products Prices
NS Reg 158/2012 Prescribed Petroleum Products Prices

Nova Scotia Royal Gazette, Part II, September 7, 2012:

Insurance Act

NS Reg 161/2012 Automobile Insurance Contract Mandatory Conditions Regulations, amendment
NS Reg 162/2012 Automobile Insurance Underwriting Practices Regulations, amendment

Motor Vehicle Act

NS Reg 164/2012 School Areas Regulations
NS Reg 165/2012 Traffic Signs Regulations

Petroleum Products Pricing Act

NS Reg 159/2012 Prescribed Petroleum Products Prices
NS Reg 166/2012 Prescribed Petroleum Products Prices

 

Proclamations

Nova Scotia Royal Gazette, Part II, September 7, 2012:

Dalhousie University-Nova Scotia Agricultural College Merger Act,SNS 2012, c 3

  • Sections 16, 17 and 20 to 22 in force September 1, 2012 (NS Reg 160/2012)

Nunavut

  • No entries for this issue

Ontario Bills

  Referenced only on first reading
116 An Act to amend the Legislative Assembly with respect to the Board of Internal Economy
Hon. Gerretsen
117 An Act respecting the importation of wine and beer from other provinces
Mr. Milligan
118 An Act respecting performance pay and bonuses for management and excluded
employees in the public sector
Mr. Bisson
120 An Act respecting protection for registered retirement savings
Mr. Leal
121 An Act to deal with arbitration in the public sector
Mr. Wilson

Regulations

Ontario Gazette, September 1, 2012:

Environmental Assessment Act

O Reg 230/12 Exemption — Ontario Northland Transportation Commission

Royal Assents

September 11, 2012

  • Bill 11, An Act respecting the continuation and establishment of development funds in order to promote regional economic development in eastern and southwestern Ontario — Chapter No. 10
  • Bill 115, An Act to implement restraint measures in the education sector — Chapter No. 11
  • Bill 116, An Act to amend the Legislative Assembly with respect to the Board of Internal Economy — Chapter No. 12

Proclamations

Ontario Gazette, September 8, 2012:

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

  • Subsections 2(1), (2) and (4) of Schedule 44, which amends the Pension Benefits Act, in force October 1, 2012

Prince Edward Island Regulations

Prince Edward Island Royal Gazette, Part II, August 25, 2012:

Court Fees Act

EC2012-446 Fees Regulations
EC2012-447 Waiver Regulations

 

Proclamations

Prince Edward Island Royal Gazette, Part I, August 25, 2012:

Court Fees Act, SPEI 2004, c 2

  • Act in force September 1, 2012

An Act to Amend the Court Fees Act, SPEI 2012, c 10

  • Act in force September 1, 2012

Notices

Prince Edward Island Royal Gazette, Part I,August 25, 2012:

Egg Producers of Prince Edward Island

  • Price Determination Order - Amendment (EPPEI 12-11)

Notices

Prince Edward Island Royal Gazette, Part I, September 1, 2012:

Judicature Act

  • Rules of Court Sixteenth Series of Amendments to the 1996 Consolidation and Publication Manner Determined

Quebec Ordres Ministériels

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 5 septembre 2012 :

Loi sur la qualité de l'environnement

AM 2012 Déclaration obligatoire de certaines émissions de contaminants dans l'atmosphère — Modification

Ministerial Orders

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, September 5, 2012:

Environment Quality Act

MO 2012 Mandatory reporting of certain emissions of contaminants into the atmosphere — Amendment

Projets de Règlement

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

Code des professions
Loi sur les infirmières et les infirmiers

  • Règlement sur le certificat d'immatriculation de l'Ordre des infirmières et infirmiers du Québec

Draft Regulations

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

Professional Code
Nurses Act

  • Regulation respecting registration certificates issued by the Ordre des infirmières et infirmiers du Québec

Saskatchewan

  • No entries for this issue

Yukon

  • No entries for this issue

 

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DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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