Legislative Update Report No. 2012-21 -- Nov 15, 2012

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Federal Government Bills

  Referenced only on first reading
C-47 An Act to enact the Nunavut Planning and Project Assessment Act and the Northwest
Territories Surface Rights Board Act and to make related and consequential amendments
to other Acts
Hon. Duncan
C-461 An Act to amend the Access to Information Act and the Privacy Act
(disclosure of information)
Mr. Rathgeber

Senate

  Referenced only on first reading
S-13 An Act to amend the Coastal Fisheries Protection Act
Hon. LeBreton
S-212 An Act providing for the recognition of self-governing First Nations of Canada
Hon. St. Germain
S-213 An Act respecting a national day of remembrance to honour Canadian veterans
of the Korean War
Hon. Martin
S-214 An Act to amend the Criminal Code (protection of children)
Hon. Hervieux-Payette

Regulations

Canada Gazette, Part II, November 7, 2012:

Copyright Act

SOR/2012-226 MicroSD Cards Exclusion Regulations (Copyright Act)

Proposed Regulations

Canada Gazette, Part I, October 27, 2012:

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

  • Prepaid Payment Products Regulations

Pooled Registered Pension Plans Act

  • Regulations Amending the Pooled Registered Pension Plan Regulations

National Energy Board Act

  • Regulations Amending the Onshore Pipeline Regulations, 1999

Canada Gazette, Part I, November 10, 2012:

Fisheries Act

  • Regulations Amending Certain Regulations Made Under the Fisheries Act

Canada Consumer Product Safety Act

  • Regulations Amending Schedule 2 to the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act (TCEP)

Proclamations

Canada Gazette, Part II, November 7, 2012:

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

  • Section 412, subsection 414(2) and sections 415 and 416 which amend the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act, RSC, 1985, c B-3, in force November 7, 2012 (SI/2012-84)

Copyright Modernization Act, SC 2012, c 20

  • (a) Section 1, subsection 2(2), sections 3, 4 and 6 to 8, subsections 9(1) and (2), section 10, subsections 11(1) and (3) and 12(1) and (3), section 13, subsections 15(1), (3) and (5) and sections 17 to 46, 47 (other than sections 41.25 and 41.26 and subsection 41.27(3) of the Copyright Act, as enacted by that section), 48, 49 and 51 to 62 in force November 7, 2012 (SI/2012-85)
  • (b) The later of the day on which this Order is published in the Canada Gazette, Part II, and the day on which the WIPO Copyright Treaty, adopted in Geneva on December 20, 1996, comes into force for Canada as the day on which subsection 2(1) and section 5 of the Act come into force (SI/2012-85)
  • (c) The later of the day on which this Order is published in the Canada Gazette, Part II, and the day on which the WIPO Performances and Phonograms Treaty, adopted in Geneva on December 20, 1996, comes into force for Canada as the day on which subsections 9(3) and (4), 11(2), (4) and (5) and 12(2), section 14, subsections 15(2) and (4) and sections 16 and 50 of the Act come into force (SI/2012-85)

Royal Assents

October 31, 2012

  • Bill C-46, An Act to amend the Members of Parliament Retiring Allowances Act — Chapter No. 22

Releases, Speeches and Statements

Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat

October 31, 2012
Government of Canada to Increase Transparency of Contracts

Notices

Canada Gazette, Part I, October 27, 2012:

Bank of Canada

  • Amendments to the Bank of Canada Pension Plan (By-law 15) and amendments to the Supplementary Pension Arrangement (By-law 18)

Canada Gazette, Part I, November 3, 2012:

Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

  • Significant New Activity Notice No. EAU-666
  • Significant New Activity Notice No. EAU-667
  • Significant New Activity Notice No. EAU-668

Canada Petroleum Resources Act

  • Interests issued as a result of the 2011-2012 Call for Bids: Beaufort Sea and Mackenzie Delta

Radiocommunication Act

  • SMSE-012-12 — Framework for the Use of Certain Non-broadcasting Applications in the Television Broadcasting Bands Below 698 MHz

Canada Gazette, Part I, November 10, 2012:

Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

  • Order 2012-66-09-02 Amending the Non-domestic Substances List
  • Order 2012-87-09-02 Amending the Non-domestic Substances List
  • Publication after screening assessment of substances — Phenol, 4,4′-( 1-methylethylidene) bis [ 2,6-dibromo-(tetrabromobisphenol A, CAS No. 79-94-7) and two derivative substances, Ethanol, 2,2′ - [ ( 1 - methylethylidene )bis[ (2,6-dibrom o-4,1- phenylene )oxy ] ]bis (tetrabromobisphenol A bis(2-hydroxyethyl ether), CAS No. 4162-45-2) and Benzene, 1,1′-(1-methylethylidene)bis[3,5-dibromo-4-(2-propenyloxy)- (tetrabromobisphenol A bis(allyl ether), CAS No. 25327-89-3) — specified on the Domestic Substances List (subsection 77(1) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999)

Miscellaneous Notices

Canada Gazette, Part I, October 27, 2012:

  • MD LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY, reduction of stated capital

Commissions

Canada Gazette, Part I, November 3, 2012:

Special Import Measures Act

  • Certain liquid dielectric transformers — Decision

Canada Gazette, Part I, November 10, 2012:

NAFTA Secretariat

  • Carbon and certain alloy steel wire rod from Canada — Decision

Supplements

Canada Gazette, Part I, November 3, 2012:

Copyright Board

  • Statement of Royalties to Be Collected by SODRAC for the Reproduction, in Canada, of Musical Works Embedded into Cinematographic Works for the Purpose of Distributing Copies of These Cinematographic Works for Private Use or for Theatrical Exhibition

Alberta Bills

  Referenced only on first reading
4 Public Interest Disclosure (Whistleblower Protection) Act
Hon. Scott
5 New Home Buyer Protection Act
Hon. Griffiths
10 Employment Pension Plans Act
Hon. Kennedy-Glans
203 Employment Standards (Compassionate Care Leave) Amendment Act, 2012
Mr. Jeneroux

Regulations

Alberta Gazette, Part II, October 31, 2012:

Government Organization Act

Alta Reg 167/2012 Environment Grant Amendment Regulation

Traffic Safety Act

Alta Reg 168/2012 Driver Training and Driver Examination Amendment Regulation

British Columbia Regulations

British Columbia Gazette, Part II, October 26, 2012:

Clean Energy Act

BC Reg 270/2012 Improvement Financing Regulation, amending BC Reg 236/2012

Coal Act

Mineral Tenure Act

BC Reg 265/2012 Repealing BC Regs 284/59, 74/73, 397/77, 76/81, 259/87, 336/88, 275/90, 59/92, 410/93, and 70/2003; amending BC Regs 222/2001 and 72/2002
BC Reg 268/2012 Mineral and Coal Land Reserve (No Mineral Claim Registrations) Regulation, amending BC Reg 171/2011

Transportation Investment Act

BC Reg 269/2012 Toll Exemption Regulation

British Columbia Gazette, Part II, October 31, 2012:

Mineral Tenure Act Coal Act

BC Reg 289/2012 Mineral and Coal Land Reserve (No Mineral Claim Registrations) Regulation, amending BC Reg 171/2011

Mineral Tenure Act

BC Reg 292/2012 Repealing BC Reg 220/2004

Proclamations

British Columbia Gazette, Part II, October 31, 2012:

Attorney General And Public Safety and Solicitor General Statutes Amendment Act, 2011,
SBC 2012, c 6

  • Section 2(a) in force September 30, 2012 (BC Reg 283/2012)

Budget Measures Implementation Act, 2012, SBC 2012, c 8

  • Sections 50, 53 to 56 and 93 in force October 1, 2012 (BC Reg 272/2012)

Criminal Asset Management Act, SBC 2012, c 10

  • Act in force September 30, 2012 (BC Reg 275/2012)

Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations Statutes Amendment Act, 2012, SBC 2012, c 14

  • Section 2 in force September 26, 2012 (BC Reg 277/2012)

Insurance Act, SBC 2012, c 37

  • Section 155 in force March 18, 2013 (BC Reg 276/2012)

Limitation Act, SBC 2012, c 13

  • Sections 1 to 40, 43, 44, 45(b) and 46 in force June 1, 2013 (BC Reg 290/2012)

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

  • Sections 12 to 30 in force February 1, 2013 (BC Reg 274/2012)

Manitoba Regulations

Manitoba Gazette, Part II, October 20, 2012:

The Court of Queen's Bench Act

Man Reg 128/2012 Court of Queen's Bench Rules, amendment

The Jury Act

Man Reg 129/2012 Jury Regulation, amendment

Manitoba Gazette, Part II, November 3, 2012:

The Registered Nurses Act

Man Reg 132/2012 Registered Nurses Regulation, amendment

New Brunswick Regulations

New Brunswick Royal Gazette, Part II, October 31, 2012:

Electric Installation and Inspection Act

NB Reg 2012-88 NB Reg 84-165, amendment

Boiler and Pressure Vessel Act

NB Reg 2012-89 NB Reg 84-177, amendment

New Brunswick Royal Gazette, Part II, November 7, 2012:

Clean Environment Act

NB Reg 2012-92 NB Reg 2008-54, amendment

Newfoundland Regulations

Newfoundland and Labrador Gazette, Part II, November 2, 2012:

Environmental Protection Act

NLR 85/12 Waste Management Regulations, 2003 Amendment

Interprovincial Subpoena Act

NLR 86/12 Court Designation Order Amendment

Notices

Newfoundland and Labrador Gazette, Part I, October 19, 2012:

Judicature Act

  • Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador Trial Division, Practice Note P.N. (TD) No. 2012-01

Northwest Territories Bills

  Referenced only on first reading
12 An Act to Amend the Human Rights Act, No. 2
Hon. Abernethy
13 An Act to Repeal the Credit Union Act
Hon. Abernethy
14 Appropriation Act (Infrastructure Expenditures), 2013-2014
Hon. Miltenberger
15 An Act to Amend the Human Rights Act, No. 3
Hon. Bouchard
16 Supplementary Appropriation Act (Infrastructure Expenditures), No. 2, 2012-2013
Hon. Miltenberger
17 Supplementary Appropriation Act (Operations Expenditures), No. 2, 2012-2013
Hon. Miltenberger

Regulations

Northwest Territories Gazette, Part II, October 31, 2012:

Public Health Act

NWT Reg 064-2012 Personal Service Establishment Regulations

Summary Conviction Procedures Act

NWT Reg 065-2012 Summary Conviction Procedures Regulations, amendment

Rules of the Supreme Court of the Northwest Territories

NWT Reg 066-2012 Rules of the Supreme Court of the Northwest Territories Act, amendment

Nova ScotiaBills

  Referenced only on first reading
94 An Act to Amend the House of Assembly Act
Hon. Landry
95 Reliability and Accountability in Electricity Act
Mr. Younger
96 An Act to Amend the Public Utilities Act
Hon. Baillie
97 Fairer Power Rates Act
Hon. Parker
98 Nova Scotia Power Stranded Asset Disclosure Act
Mr. Younger
99 An Act to Amend the Revenue Act
Mr. MacLeod
100 Green Energy Promotion Act
Mr. Younger
101 An Act to Amend the Public Utilities Act
Mr. Younger
102 An Act to Amend the Education Act
Hon. Jennex
103 Accountability in Economic Development Assistance Act
Mr. McNeil
104 Increasing Immigration to Nova Scotia Act
Ms. Whalen
105 An Act Amend to Agriculture and Maketing Act
Hon. MacDonell
106 An Act to Amend the Education Act
Ms. Casey
107 Debt Collection and Management Reform (2012) Act
Hon. MacDonell
109 An Act to Amend the Bee Industry Act
Hon. MacDonell
110 Supporting All Students' Success in the Classroom Act
Mr. McNeil
111 An Act to Amend the Fur Industry Act
Hon. MacDonell
112 An Act to Amend the Municipal Government Act and Halifax Regional Municipality Charter
Hon. MacDonell
113 Voluntary Retirement Savings Plans Act
Ms. Whalen
114 An Act to Amend the Interjurisdictional Support Orders Act
Hon. Landry
115 An Act to Amend the the Summary Proceedings Act, Respecting Interprovincial
Investigative Authority
Hon. Landry
116 Environmental Ombudsman Act
Mr. Younger
118 Offshore Safety Standards Act
Mr. Younger
119 Cosmetology Act
Hon. More
120 An Act to Amend the Education Act
Ms. Casey
121 Review to Invest in Student Achievement Act
Ms. Casey
122 An Act to Amend the Trade Union Act
Mr. Baillie
123 An Act to Amend the Liquor Control Act
Mr. Porter
124 Multi-Year Funding Act
Mr. Regan
125 An Act to Amend the Motor Vehicle Act, to Preserve the Key Tag Service of the War Amps
Hon. MacDonell
126 Code of Ethics Act
Mr. McNeil

Regulations

Nova Scotia Royal Gazette, Part II, November 2, 2012:

Business Electronic Filing Act

NS Reg 197/2012 Business Registry Regulations, amendment

Petroleum Products Pricing Act

NS Reg 192/2012 Prescribed Petroleum Products Prices
NS Reg 196/2012 Prescribed Petroleum Products Prices
NS Reg 199/2012 Prescribed Petroleum Products Prices

Proclamations

Nova Scotia Royal Gazette, Part II, November 2, 2012:

Motor Vehicle Act,SNS 2011, c 67

  • Act in force October 23, 2012 (NS Reg 198/2012)

Nunavut Bills

  Referenced only on first reading
44 An Act to Amend the Justices of the Peace Act
Hon. Shewchuk
45 An Act Respecting Constituency Names and Superannuation of Certain
Independent Officers of the Legislative Assembly
Mr. Elliott

Ontario Regulations

Ontario Gazette, November 3, 2012:

Pension Benefits Act

O Reg 314/12 General, amending Reg 909 of RRO 1990

Homeopathy Act, 2007

O Reg 315/12 Professional Misconduct

Kinesiology Act, 2007

O Reg 316/12 Professional Misconduct

Psychotherapy Act, 2007

O Reg 317/12 Professional Misconduct

Traditional Chinese Medicine Act, 2006

O Reg 318/12 Professional Misconduct

Medical Radiation Technology Act, 1991

O Reg 319/12 Professional Misconduct, amending O Reg 855/93

Midwifery Act, 1991

O Reg 320/12 Registration, amending O Reg 168/11

 

Proclamations

Ontario Gazette, October 27, 2012:

Funeral, Burial and Cremation Services Act, 2002, SO 2002, c 33

  • Order in Council 1394/2012 — amendment changing date is desired by striking out "January 1, 2013" and substituting "December 31, 2012"

Prince Edward Island Notices

Prince Edward Island Royal Gazette, Part I, November 3, 2012:

Dairy Farmers of Prince Edward Island

  • Solids not Fat Payment Limit Order (DFPEI 2012-08)

Quebec Projets de loi

  Référencés à la première lecture seulement
1 Loi sur l'intégrité en matière de contrats publics
Hon. Bédard
2 Loi modifiant la Loi électorale afin de limiter les contributions à 100 $ par électeur
et de réviser le financement public des partis politiques
Hon. Drainville
3 Loi modifiant la Loi électorale afin de prévoir des élections à date fixe
Hon. Drainville
190 Loi modifiant la Loi électorale afin de réduire les dépenses des partis politiques
et la contribution maximale d'un électeur
Mr. Deltell
   

Bills

  Referenced only on first reading
1 Integrity in Public Contracts Act
Hon. Bédard
2 An Act to amend the Election Act in order to limit elector contributions to
$100 and to revise public financing of political parties
Hon. Drainville
3 An Act to amend the Election Act for the purpose of establishing fixed-date elections
Hon. Drainville
190 An Act to amend the Election Act in order to reduce political party spending and
the elector contribution limit
Mr. Deltell

 

Proclamations

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 31 octobre 2012 :

Loi instituant le Fonds Accès Justice, SQ 2012, c 3

  • Paragraphe 2° de l'article 32.0.3 édicté par l'article 1 et de l'article 4 en vigueur 5 novembre 2012 (Décret 984-2012)

Proclamations

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, October 31, 2012:

An Act to establish the Access to Justice Fund, SQ 2012, c 3

  • Paragraph 2 of section 32.0.3, enacted by section 1, and section 4 of the Act, in force November 5, 2012 (OC 984-2012)

Projets de Règlement

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 24 octobre 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, October 24, 2012:

Professional Code Nurses Act

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

Saskatchewan Bills

  Referenced only on first reading
45 The Miscellaneous Statutes (Saskatchewan Telecommunications) Amendment Act, 2012
Hon. McMorris
46 The Municipal Employees' Pension Amendment Act, 2012
Hon. Krawetz
47 The Saskatchewan Watershed Authority Amendment Act, 2012
Hon. Cheveldayoff
48 The Management and Reduction of Greenhouse Gases Amendment Act, 2012
Hon. Cheveldayoff
49 The Forestry Professions Amendment Act, 2012
Hon. Cheveldayoff
50 The Medical Profession Amendment Act, 2012
Hon. Duncan
51 The Public Inquiries Act, 2012
Hon. Wyant
52 The Public Inquiries Consequential Amendments Act, 2012
Hon. Wyant
53 The Miscellaneous Statutes Repeal Act, 2012 (No. 2)
Hon. Wyant
54 The Seizure of Criminal Property Amendment Act, 2012
Hon. Wyant
55 The Consumer Protection and Business Practices Act
Hon. Wyant
56 The Court of Appeal Amendment Act, 2012
Hon. Wyant
57 The Condominium Property Amendment Act, 2012
Hon. Wyant
58 The Workers' Compensation Act, 2012
Hon. Morgan
59 The Animal Identification Amendment Act, 2012
Hon. Stewart
60 The Animal Products Amendment Act, 2012
Hon. Stewart
61 The Railway Amendment Act, 2012
Hon. McMorris
62 The Parks Amendment Act, 2012 (No. 2)
Hon. Doherty
63 The Regional Parks Act, 2012
Hon. Doherty
64 The Regional Parks Consequential Amendments Act, 2012
Hon. Doherty
65 The Securities Amendment Act, 2012
Hon. Wyant

 

Proclamations

Saskatchewan Gazette, Part I, October 26, 2012:

The Degree Authorization Act, SS 2012, c D-21

  • Act in force October 29, 2012

Yukon Bills

  Referenced only on first reading
7 Second Appropriation Act, 2012-13
42 Donation of Food Act
Hon. Pasloski
43 Act to Amend the Securities Act
Hon. Taylor
44 Miscellaneous Statute Law Amendment Act, 2012
Hon. Kent
45 Act to Amend the Municipal Finance and Community Grants Act
Hon. Taylor
46 Act to Amend the Income Tax Act
Hon. Pasloski
47 Act to Amend the Retirement Plan Beneficiaries Act
Hon. Nixon
48 Act to Amend the Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act
Hon. Istchenko
49 Act to Amend the Oil and Gas Act, 2012
Hon. Cathers
50 Statute Law Amendment (Nurse Practitioners) Act
Hon. Graham
51 Residential Landlord and Tenant Act
Hon. Taylor

 

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