Legislative Update Report No. 2013-15 - Aug 9, 2013

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Federal Government

Regulations

Canada Gazette, Part II, July 31, 2013:

Farm Products Agencies Act

SOR/2013-148 Regulations Amending the Canadian Chicken Marketing Quota Regulations

Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

SOR/2013-147 Order 2013-87-06-01 Amending the Domestic Substances List

Notices

Canada Gazette, Part I, July 27, 2013:

Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

  • Significant New Activity Notice No. 17116
  • Publication of final decision after screening assessment of five heavy fuel oil substances specified on the Domestic Substances List (subsection 77(6) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999)
  • Publication of final decision after screening assessment of three low boiling point naphtha substances specified on the Domestic Substances List (subsection 77(6) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999)
  • Publication of final decision after screening assessment of two gas oil substances specified on the Domestic Substances List (subsection 77(6) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999)

Bank Act

  • Equitable Bank — Order to commence and carry on business

Insurance Companies Act

  • Axa Art Insurance Corporation — Order to insure in Canada risks

Canada Gazette, Part I, August 3, 2013:

Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

  • Notice amending the Notice with respect to certain substances on the Domestic Substances List

Bank Act

  • RedBrick Bank — Letters patent of incorporation

Miscellaneous Notices

Canada Gazette, Part I, July 27, 2013:

  • FIDELITY NATIONAL TITLE INSURANCE COMPANY, release of assets

Canada Gazette, Part I, August 3, 2013:

  • Transamerica Life Canada, assumption reinsurance agreement

Commissions

Canada Gazette, Part I, July 27, 2013:

Special Import Measures Act

  • Certain unitized wall modules — Decision

National Energy Board

  • TEC Energy Inc. — Application to export electricity to the United States

Canada Gazette, Part I, August 3, 2013:

Special Import Measures Act

  • Certain galvanized steel wire — Decisions
  • Certain silicon metal — Decision

Species at Risk Act

  • Description of critical habitat for Woodland Caribou, Boreal population, in Wood Buffalo National Park of Canada and Prince Albert National Park of Canada

Alberta

Notices

Alberta Gazette, Part I, July 31, 2013:

Alberta Securities Commission

  • Amendments to National Instrument 41-101 General Prospectus Requirements
  • Amendments to National Instrument 44-101 Short Form Prospectus Distributions
  • Amendments to National Instrument 44-102 Shelf Distributions
  • Amendments to National Instrument 44-103 Post-Receipt Pricing

British Columbia

Regulations

British Columbia Gazette, Part II, April 9, 2013:

Court Rules Act

BC Reg 149/2013 Amending BC Reg 168/2009 — Supreme Court Civil Rules

Emergency and Health Services Act

BC Reg 145/2013 Amending BC Reg 471/74 — Emergency and Health Services Regulation
BC Reg 145/2013 Enacting Emergency Medical Assistants Licensing Board Regulation
BC Reg 158/2013 Enacting Transfer to British Columbia Emergency Health Services Regulation

Environment and Land Use Act

BC Reg 146/2013 Enacting Elk Falls Protected Area Order

Evidence Act

BC Reg 145/2013 Amending BC Reg 125/99 — Designation Regulation No. 2

Local Government Act

BC Reg 162/2013 Amending BC Reg 264/2012 — British Columbia Building Code Regulation
BC Reg 163/2013 Amending BC Reg 101/2011 — Solar Hot Water Ready Regulations
BC Reg 168/2013 Amending BC Reg 264/2012 — British Columbia Building Code Regulation

Medicare Protection Act

BC Reg 145/2013 Amending BC Reg 426/97 — Medical and Health Care Services Regulation;
BC Reg 147/2013 Amending BC Reg 426/97 — Medical and Health Care Services Regulation

Motor Vehicle Act

BC Reg 145/2013 Amending BC Reg 26/58 — Motor Vehicle Act Regulations

Passenger Transportation Act

BC Reg 145/2013 Amending BC Reg 266/2004 — Passenger Transportation Regulation

Pharmaceutical Services Act

BC Reg 159/2013 Amending BC Reg 344/2012 — Drug Price Regulation

Public Sector Employers Act

BC Reg 145/2013 Amending BC Reg 177/2007 — Crown Agency Employers Exemption Regulation; Amending BC Reg 427/94 — Health Care Employers Regulation
BC Reg 152/2013 Amending BC Reg 427/94 — Health Care Employers Regulation
BC Reg 155/2013 Amending BC Reg 427/94 — Health Care Employers Regulation

Public Service Benefit Plan Act

BC Reg 145/2013

Amending BC Reg 403/97 — Extended Health Care and Dental Plans Regulation; Amending BC Reg 408/97 — Group Life Insurance Regulation (No.1);
Amending BC Reg 409/97 — Long Term Disability Plan Regulation

Safety Standards Act

BC Reg 164/2013 Amending BC Reg 101/2004 — Elevating Devices Safety Regulation

South Coast British Columbia Transportation Authority Act

BC Reg 150/2013 Amending BC Reg 127/2008 — Consular Tax Exemption Regulation

Proclamations

British Columbia Gazette, Part II, April 9, 2013:

Emergency and Health Services Amendment Act, 2013, SBC 2013, c 13

  • Sections 1 to 30 in force April 1, 2013 (BC Reg 145/2013)

Justice Reform and Transparency Act, SBC 2013, c 7

  • Sections 1 to 30, except sectionsw 3(b) and (c), 6 to 8 and 18 in force April 11, 2013 (BC Reg 151/2013)
  • Sections 3(b) and 6 in force October 1, 2013 (BC Reg 151/2013)

Miscellaneous Statutes Amendment Act, 2010, SBC 2010, c 3

  • Section 14 in force April 2, 2013 (BC Reg 161/2013)

Miscellaneous Statutes Amendment Act, 2013, SBC 2013, c 12

  • Section 33 in force June 1, 2013 (BC Reg 152/2013)
  • Section 26 in force June 1, 2013 (BC Reg 160/2013)

Protected Areas of British Columbia Amendment Act, 2013, SBC 2013, c 3

  • Section 3 in force March 27, 2013 (BC Reg 146/2013)

Wills, Estates and Succession Act, SBC 2009, c 13

  • Section 1, except for the definitions of “declarant”, “small estate” and “small estate declaration”, and paragraph (e) of the definition of “representation grant”; sections 2 to 11, 13 to 16, 19 to 108, 121 to 190, 191(1), 192 to 196, 198, 199, 200(b) and (c), 203 to 206, 208, 209, 211 to 216, 222, 225(b), 226 to 235, 237 to 240, 243, 244(a) and (b), 247 to 249, 254 to 256, 257(b), 258, 260, 263(a), 265 and 269 in force March 31, 2014 (BC Reg 148/2013)

Wills, Estates and Succession Act, SBC 2011, c 6

  • Section 56 in force March 31, 2014 (BC Reg 148/2013)

Notices

British Columbia Gazette, Part I, July 25, 2013:

Ministry of Natural Gas Development

  • Calling for tenders: Competition for the right to explore and develop Crown petroleum and natural gas resources, closes August 21, 2013

Manitoba

Regulations

Manitoba Gazette, Part II, July 20, 2013:

The Environment Act

Man Reg 93/2013 Peat Moratorium Regulation

The Health Services Insurance Act

Man Reg 94/2013 Hospital Services Insurance and Administration Regulation, amendment
Man Reg 95/2013 Hospital Services Insurance and Administration Regulation, amendment
Man Reg 96/2013 Personal Care Services Insurance and Administration Regulation, amendment

The Optometry Act

Man Reg 104/2013 Optometry Regulation, amendment


New Brunswick

Regulations

New Brunswick Royal Gazette, Part II, July 31, 2013:

Financial Administration Act

NB Reg 2013-48 NB Reg 82-157, amendment
NB Reg 2013-51 NB Reg 2001-26, amendment

Highway Act

NB Reg 2013-50 NB Reg 97-143, amendment

Notices

New Brunswick Royal Gazette, Part I, July 31, 2013:

Financial and Consumer Services Commission

Notice of Rule

  • The making of amendments to: National Instrument 31-103 Registration Requirements, Exemptions and Ongoing Registrant Obligations as well as Changes to Companion Policy 31-103CP
  • The making of amendments to: Amendments to National Instrument 52-109 Certificate of Disclosure in Issuers' Annual and Interim Filings (NI52-109)
  • Amendments to National Instrument 52-110 Audit Committees (NI52-110) (together, the Amendments)
  • Notice of Amendment to Bylaw No. 1: Bylaw No. 1 – General Business Affairs – amendment to Articles 1(1), 2, 3(1) and (2), 4(1)-(3), 5(1)-(3), 6(1) and (2), 7(1)- (10), 8, 8.1, 9(1) and (2), 10, 11, 12, 13, 14(1)-(6), 15(1) and (2), 16(1)-(3), 16.1(1)-(5), 17, 17.1(1) and (2), 18(4), 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25
  • Notice of Amendment to Bylaw No. 2: Bylaw No. 2 – Banking Affairs – amendment to Articles 1.1 and 2(a)-(e)

New Brunswick Royal Gazette, Part I, August 7, 2013:

Financial and Consumer Services Commission

Request for Comments

  • Notice and Request for Comment — Publication of proposed Financial and Consumer Services Commission Local Rule 72-501 Distribution of Securities to Persons Outside New Brunswick (Local Rule 72-501), Companion Policy 72-501CP, and the proposed repeal of Local Policy 72-601 Distribution of Securities Outside New Brunswick (Local Policy 72-601)

Newfoundland

  • No entries for this issue

Northwest Territories

  • No entries for this issue

Nova Scotia   

Regulations

Nova Scotia Royal Gazette, Part II, July 26, 2013:

Environment Act

NS Reg 244/2013 Contaminated Sites Protocols Order

Fair Drug Pricing Act

NS Reg 255/2013 Drug Plan Regulations, amendment

Personal Health Information Act

NS Reg 249/2013 Personal Health Information Regulations, amendment

Petroleum Products Pricing Act

NS Reg 245/2013 Prescribed Petroleum Products Prices
NS Reg 256/2013 Prescribed Petroleum Products Prices

Pharmacy Act

NS Reg 259/2013 Drug Schedules Regulations, amendment
NS Reg 253/2013 Pharmacist Drug Prescribing Regulations, amendment
NS Reg 251/2013 Pharmacy Act and Regulations Definitions Regulations
NS Reg 258/2013 Pharmacy Practice Regulations
NS Reg 252/2013 Registration, Licensing and Professional Accountability Regulations

Prescription Monitoring Act

NS Reg 254/2013 Prescription Monitoring Regulations, amendment

Summary Proceedings Act

NS Reg 257/2013 Summary Offence Tickets Regulations, amendment

Proclamations

Nova Scotia Royal Gazette, Part II, July 26, 2013:

Community Easements Act,SNS 2012, c 2

  • Act in force July 9, 2013 (NS Reg 247/2013)

Support for Parents of Critically Ill or Abducted Children Act,SNS 2013, c 11

  • Act in force July 9, 2013 (NS Reg 246/2013)

Pharmacy Act,SNS 2011, c 11

  • Act in force August 6, 2013 (NS Reg 250/2013)

Nunavut

Regulations

Nunavut Gazette, Part II, July 30, 2013:

Public Health Act

Nu Reg 016-2013 Baffinland Iron Mines Corporation Exemption Order

Evidence Act

Nu Reg 017-2013 Recording of Evidence by Sound Apparatus Order

Ontario

Regulations

Ontario Gazette, August 3, 2013:

Long-Term Care Homes Act, 2007

O Reg 218/13 General, amending O Reg 79/10

Ontario Energy Board Act, 1998

O Reg 219/13 Definitions and Exemptions, amending O Reg 161/99

Pharmacy Act, 1991

O Reg 225/13 General, amending O Reg 202/94

Proclamations

Ontario Gazette, July 27, 2013:

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

  • Sections 2, 3 and 4 of Schedule 38, which amends the Securities Act, in force September 1, 2013

Notices

Ontario Gazette, July 27, 2013:

Financial Services Commission of Ontario

  • Classes of Insurance and Definitions for Purposes of the Insurance Act

Ontario Gazette, August 3, 2013:

Financial Services Commission of Ontario

  • Professional Services Guideline — Superintendent's Guideline No. 02/13

Prince Edward Island

Regulations

Prince Edward Island Royal Gazette, Part II, August 3, 2013:

Ambulance Services Act

EC2013-530 General Regulations

Emergency Medical Technicians Act

EC2013-532 Emergency Medical Technicians Regulations

Public Health Act

EC2013-558 Eating Establishments and Licensed Premises Regulations Amendment
EC2013-559 Milk Processing Regulations Amendment
EC2013-560 Notifiable Diseases and Conditions and Communicable Diseases Regulations
EC2013-561 Tanning Facility Regulations

Proclamations

Prince Edward Island Royal Gazette, Part I, August 3, 2013:

Ambulance Services Act, SPEI 2012, c 2

  • Act in force September 1, 2013

Emergency Medical Technicians Act, SPEI 2012, c 7

  • Act in force September 1, 2013

Public Health Act, SPEI 2012, c 20

  • Act in force September 1, 2013

Notices

Prince Edward Island Royal Gazette, Part I, July 27, 2013:

Legal Profession Act

  • Notice Amendment to the Regulations to the Legal Profession Act

Quebec

Réglements

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 7 août 2013 :

Loi sur les mines

Décret 838-2013 Règlement modifiant le Règlement sur les substances minérales autres que le pétrole, le gaz naturel et la saumure

Regulations

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, August 7, 2013:

Mining Act

OC 838-2013 Regulation to amend the Regulation respecting mineral substances other than petroleum, natural gas and brine

Ordres Ministériels

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 7 août 2013 :

Loi sur les valeurs mobilières

AM 2013-13 Règlement modifiant le Règlement 41-101 sur les obligations générales relatives au prospectus — Arrêté numéro V-1.1-2013-13 du ministre des Finances et de l’Économie
AM 2013-14 Règlement modifiant le Règlement 44-101 sur le placement de titres au moyen d’un prospectus simplifié — Arrêté numéro V-1.1-2013-14 du ministre des Finances et de l’Économie
AM 2013-15 Règlement modifiant le Règlement 44-102 sur le placement de titres au moyen d’un prospectus préalable — Arrêté numéro V-1.1-2013-15 du ministre des Finances et de l’Économie
AM 2013-16 Règlement modifiant le Règlement 44-103 sur le régime de fixation du prix après le visa — Arrêté numéro V-1.1-2013-16 du ministre des Finances et de l’Économie

Ministerial Orders

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, August 7, 2013:

Securities Act

MO 2013-13 Regulation to amend Regulation 41-101 respecting general prospectus requirements — Order number V-1.1-2013-13 of the Minister of Finance and the Economy
MO 2013-14 Regulation to amend Regulation 44-101 respecting short form prospectus distributions — Order number V-1.1-2013-14 of the Minister of Finance and the Economy
MO 2013-15 Regulation to amend Regulation 44-102 respecting shelf distributions — Order number V-1.1-2013-15 of the Minister of Finance and the Economy
MO 2013-16 Regulation to amend Regulation 44-103 respecting post-receipt pricing — Order number V-1.1-2013-16 of the Minister of Finance and the Economy

Projets de Règlement

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 31 juillet 2013 :

Loi sur les régimes complémentaires de retraite

  • Règlement concernant les régimes de retraite à prestations cibles de certaines entreprises du secteur des pâtes et papiers

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 7 août 2013 :

Loi sur la qualité de l’environnement

  • Règlement modifiant le Règlement relatif à l’application de la Loi sur la qualité de l’environnement

Draft Regulations

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, July 31, 2013:

Supplemental Pension Plans Act

  • Regulation respecting target-benefit pension plans in certain pulp and paper sector enterprises

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, August 7, 2013:

Environment Quality Act

  • Regulation to amend the Regulation respecting the application of the Environment Quality Act

Saskatchewan

  • No entries for this issue

Yukon

  • No entries for this issue

 

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