Legislative Update Report No. 2012-19 - Oct 15, 2012

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Federal Government Bills

  Referenced only on first reading
C-447 An Act respecting the repeal and replacement of the Veterans Review and Appeal Board Act
Mr. Stoffer
C-448 An Act to amend the Criminal Code (consent)
Mr. Scott

 

Regulations

Canada Gazette, Part II, October 10, 2012:

Broadcasting Act

SOR/2012-194 Regulations Amending the Broadcasting Distribution Regulations

Customs Tariff

SOR/2012-179 CJFTA Rules of Origin Regulations
SOR/2012-180 CJFTA Rules of Origin for Casual Goods Regulations
SOR/2012-181 CJFTA Tariff Preference Regulations
SOR/2012-197 Order Amending the Schedule to the Customs Tariff, 2012–1 and a Related Orde

Bank Act Cooperative Credit Associations Act Insurance Companies Act Trust and Loan Companies Act

SOR/2012-188 Regulations Amending the Credit Business Practices (Banks, Authorized Foreign Banks, Trust and Loan Companies, Retail Associations, Canadian Insurance Companies and Foreign Insurance Companies) Regulations

Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

SOR/2012-175 Order 2012-87-06-01 Amending the Domestic Substances List
SOR/2012-172 Order 2012-87-08-01 Amending the Domestic Substances List
SOR/2012-189 Order Adding a Toxic Substance to Schedule 1 to the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999
SOR/2012-186 Order Adding Toxic Substances to Schedule 1 to the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999
SOR/2012-187 Order Adding Toxic Substances to Schedule 1 to the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

Controlled Drugs and Substances Act

SOR/2012-177 Regulations Amending the Food and Drug Regulations (Schedule to Part J — MDPV)
SOR/2012-176 Order Amending Schedule I to the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (MDPV)

Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act

SI/2012-72 Personal Health Information Custodians in Newfoundland and Labrador Exemption Order

 

Proposed Regulations

Canada Gazette, Part I, September 29, 2012:

Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

  • Order Adding Toxic Substances to Schedule 1 to the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999
  • Order Amending Schedule 3 to the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

Food and Drugs Act

  • Regulations Amending the Food and Drug Regulations (1475 — Good Manufacturing Practices)

Canada Student Financial Assistance Act

Canada Student Loans Act

  • Regulations Amending the Canada Student Financial Assistance Regulations and the Canada Student Loans Regulations

Patent Act

  • Rules Amending the Patent Rules
  • Rules Amending the Patent Rules

Trade-marks Act

  • Regulations Amending the Trade-marks Regulations

Canada Gazette, Part I, October 6, 2012:

Motor Vehicle Safety Act

  • Regulations Amending the Motor Vehicle Safety Regulations (Interpretation and Standards 101, 105, 122 and 135)
  • Regulations Amending the Motor Vehicle Safety Regulations (Standard 126)
  • Regulations Amending the Motor Vehicle Safety Regulations (Standards 121, 206, 223 and 301.2)

Proclamations

Canada Gazette, Part II, October 10, 2012:

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

  • Subsection 713(2) and sections 721 to 723, 726 and 741 to 751, which amend the Assisted Human Reproduction Act, S.C. 2004, c. 2, in force September 30, 2012 (SI/2012-75)

Releases, Speeches and Statements

Finance

October 11, 2012
Minister of Finance appoints new director to Canada Pension Plan Investment Board

Notices

Canada Gazette, Part I, September 29, 2012:

Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

  • Order 2012-66-08-01 Amending the Non-domestic Substances List
  • Order 2012-87-08-02 Amending the Non-domestic Substances List
  • Significant New Activity Notice No. 16578

Canada Petroleum Resources Act

  • Results of the 2011-2012 Call for Bids: Beaufort Sea and Mackenzie Delta

Canada Gazette, Part I, October 6, 2012:

Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

  • Significant New Activity Notice No. 16037a (variation to Significant New Activity Notice No. 16037)

Miscellaneous Notices

Canada Gazette, Part I, October 6, 2012:

  • Canada Life Assurance Company (The) and Crown Life Insurance Company, letters patent of amalgamation
  • Exchange Bank of Canada, application to establish a bank

Commissions

Canada Gazette, Part I, October 6, 2012:

Special Import Measures Act

  • Certain unitized wall modules — Decisions

Supplements

Canada Gazette, Part I, October 6, 2012:

Copyright Board

  • Statement of Royalties to Be Collected by CMRRA/SODRAC Inc. for the Reproduction of Musical Works, in Canada, by Online Music Services in 2008, 2009 and 2010
  • Statement of Royalties to Be Collected by SOCAN for the Communication to the Public by Telecommunication, in Canada, of Musical or Dramatico-Musical Works

Alberta

  • No entries for this issue

British Columbia Regulations

British Columbia Gazette, Part II, October 1, 2012:

Oil and Gas Activities Act

BC Reg 241/2012 Drilling and Production Regulation, amending BC Reg 282/2010
BC Reg 242/2012 Drilling and Production Regulation, amending BC Reg 282/2010
BC Reg 278/2012 Fee, Levy and Security Regulation, amending BC Reg 278/2010

Utilities Commission Act

BC Reg 239/2012 QCS Exemption Regulation

British Columbia Gazette, Part II, October 2, 2012:

Coal Act

Mineral Tenure Act

BC Reg 251/2012 Amending BC Regs 374/2000, 233/2001 and 46/2006
BC Reg 252/2012 Amending BC Reg 329/2003
BC Reg 253/2012 Amending BC Reg 334/2004
BC Reg 254/2012 Amending BC Reg 215/2005
BC Reg 255/2012 Amending BC Reg 217/2005
BC Reg 256/2012 Mineral and Coal Land Reserve (No Mineral or Placer Claim Registrations) Regulation, amending BC Regs 280/2007 and 356/2006
BC Reg 257/2012 Mineral Land Reserve (No Mineral or Placer Claim Registrations) Regulation, amending BC Reg 271/2007 and Mineral and Coal Land Reserve (No Mineral or Placer Claim Registrations) Regulation, amending BC Reg 280/2007

Mineral Tenure Act

BC Reg 248/2012 Repealing Order in Council 1657/68 and BC Regs 65/78, 85/78, 30/88, 149/89, 150/90, 152/93, 123/96 and 329/99
BC Reg 249/2012 Amending BC Regs 51/85, 413/87 and 47/2006
BC Reg 250/2012 Amending BC Reg 165/94

British Columbia Gazette, Part II, October 3, 2012:

Evidence Act

BC Reg 262/2012 Designation Regulation No. 6, effective September 10, 2012

Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act

BC Reg 259/2012 Committees of the Executive Council Regulation, amending BC Reg 229/2005

Public Sector Pension Plans Act

BC Reg 258/2012 Designated Institutions Regulation, amending BC Reg 158/2003

 

Manitoba Regulations

Manitoba Gazette, Part II, September 22, 2012:

The Vital Statistics Act

Man Reg 119/2012 Vital Statistics Forms, Fees and Registrations Regulation, amendment

 

New Brunswick Regulations

New Brunswick Royal Gazette, Part II, October 10, 2012:

Judicature Act
Provincial Offences Procedure Act

NB Reg 2012-86 Rules of Court of New Brunswick

 

Notices

New Brunswick Royal Gazette, Part I, October 3, 2012:

New Brunswick Securities Commission

  • Notice of Correction — September 26, 2012 edition

New Brunswick Royal Gazette, Part I, October 10, 2012:

New Brunswick Securities Commission

Notice and Request for Comment

  • Publishing for comments proposed amendments to New Brunswick Securities Commission Local Rule 15-501 Procedures for Hearings Before a Panel of the Commission (LR 15-501)

Notice of Rule

  • The making of National Instrument 23-103 Electronic Trading and Direct Electronic Access to Marketplaces and Companion Policy 23-103 (together, the Rule)

Newfoundland Regulations

Newfoundland and Labrador Gazette, Part II, September 21, 2012:

Health Professions Act

NLR 75/12 Acupuncturists Regulations
NLR 76/12 Medical Laboratory Technologists Regulations
NLR 77/12 Respiratory Therapists Regulations

 

Northwest Territories

  • No entries for this issue

Nova Scotia Regulations

Nova Scotia Royal Gazette, Part II, October 5, 2012:

Motor Vehicle Act

NS Reg 181/2012 Motor Vehicle Appeal Board Procedures Regulations

Petroleum Products Pricing Act

NS Reg 173/2012 Prescribed Petroleum Products Prices
NS Reg 175/2012 Prescribed Petroleum Products Prices
NS Reg 176/2012 Prescribed Petroleum Products Prices

 

Proclamations

Nova Scotia Royal Gazette, Part II, October 5, 2012:

Justice Administration (2012) Act,SNS 2012, c 8

  • Sections 20 to 28 in force September 25, 2012 (NS Reg 179/2012)

Residential Tenancies Act,SNS 2010, c 72

  • Act in force November 15, 2012 (NS Reg 177/2012)

Residential Tenancies Act, SNS 2011, c 70

  • Act in force November 15, 2012 (NS Reg 177/2012)

Nunavut Regulations

Nunavut Gazette, Part II, September 28, 2012:

Electrical Protection Act

Nu Reg 016-2012 Electrical Protection Regulations, amendment

 

Ontario Bills

  Referenced only on first reading
126 An Act to enact the Skin Cancer Prevention Act, 2012 and to amend various statutes with
respect to health matters
Ms Gélinas
127 An Act to regulate labour relations in the industries of film, television, radio and new media
Mr. Tabuns
128 An Act to amend the Planning Act with respect to inclusionary housing
Ms DiNovo
129 An Act to amend the Workplace Safety and Insurance Act, 1997 with respect to post
traumatic stress disorder
Ms DiNovo
130 An Act to enact the Local Food Act, 2012 and to amend the Ministry of Agriculture, Food
and Rural Affairs Act
Hon. McMeekin
131 An Act to amend the Highway Traffic Act and the Provincial Offences Act with respect to
red light camera system evidence
Mr. Naqvi

 

Regulations

Ontario Gazette, September 29, 2012:

Electricity Act, 1998

O Reg 276/12 Payments in Lieu of Corporate Taxes — Municipal Electricity Utilities, amending O Reg 162/01

Municipal Elections Act, 1996

O Reg 275/12 Provincial Interest, amending O Reg 425/00

Optometry Act, 1991

O Reg 279/12 Registration, amending O Reg 837/93

Ontario Gazette, October 6, 2012:

Highway Traffic Act

O Reg 281/12 Commercial Motor Vehicle Operators' Information, amending O Reg 424/97

 

Royal Assents

October 4, 2012

  • Bill 2, An Act to amend the Taxation Act, 2007 to implement a healthy homes renovation tax credit — Chapter No. 13

Proclamations

Ontario Gazette, October 6, 2012:

Mining Amendment At, 2009, SO 2009, c 21

  • Subsections 1(1) and (2), section 6, subsection 7(1), sections 8, 14 and 17, subsections 28(2) and 29(2), sections 30 and 33, subsections 34(1) and (3), sections 35, 37 and 40, subsections 41(1), (2) and (3) and 42(5) and (6), sections 47, 56, 57 and 79 and subsections 81(5) and (8) and 96(1) and (2) in force November 1, 2012
  • Sections 12 and 13 and subsection 42(1) of the Act, in force April 1, 2013

Notices

Ontario Gazette, September 29, 2012:

Ontario Securities Commission

  • Multilateral Instrument 32-102 Registration Exemptions for Non-Resident Investment Fund Managers in force as a rule under the Securities Act September 28, 2012

Ontario Gazette, October 6, 2012:

Ontario Securities Commission

  • National Instrument 23-103 Electronic Trading — On March 1, 2013, National Instrument 23-103 Electronic Trading will come into force as a rule under the Securities Act (Ontario)

Prince Edward Island Proclamations

Prince Edward Island Royal Gazette, Part I, September 29, 2012:

An Act to Amend the Summary Proceedings Act, SPEI 2012, c 34

  • Act in force October 1, 2012

Quebec Projets de Règlement

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 19 septembre 2012 :

Code des professions

  • Code de déontologie des chiropraticiens
  • Règlement sur l'exercice de la profession de chiropraticien en société

Draft Regulations

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, September 19, 2012:

Professional Code

  • Code of ethics of chiropractors
  • Regulation respecting the practice of the profession of chiropractor within a partnership or a joint-stock company

Avis

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 26 septembre 2012 :

Loi sur les accidents du travail et les maladies professionnelles

  • Pourcentages applicables aux fins de fixer la cotisation des employeurs tenus personnellement au paiement des prestations pour l'année 2013
  • Règlement modifiant le Règlement sur le financement

Loi sur les valeurs mobilières

  • Règlement 32-102 sur les dispenses d'inscription des gestionnaires de fonds d'investissement non-résidents

Notices

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, September 26, 2012:

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 to amend the Regulation respecting financing

Securities Act

  • Regulation 32-102 respecting Registration Exemptions for Non-resident Investment Fund Managers

Saskatchewan

  • No entries for this issue

Yukon

  • No entries for this issue

 

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