Legislative Update Report No. 2013-16 -- Aug 23, 2013

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Federal Government

Regulations

Canada Gazette, Part II, August 14, 2013:

Broadcasting Act

SOR/2013-151 Regulations Amending the Radio Regulations, 1986

Releases, Speeches and Statements

Finance

August 12, 2013
Government invites comments on possible measures to prevent treaty shopping

August 16, 2013
The Department of Finance released for public comment draft legislative proposals that would change the foreign affiliate dumping rules in the Income Tax Act

Notices

Canada Gazette, Part I, August 10, 2013:

Wild Animal and Plant Protection and Regulation of International and Interprovincial Trade Act

  • Notice of intent to modify the Wild Animal and Plant Trade Regulations

Food and Drugs Act

  • Notice to interested parties — Non-corrective contact lenses

Miscellaneous Notices

Canada Gazette, Part I, August 17, 2013:

  • British Insurance Company of Cayman, application to establish a Canadian Branch
  • Manulife Canada Ltd., assumption reinsurance agreement and certificate of continuance

Alberta

Regulations

Alberta Gazette, Part II, August 15, 2013:

Fair Trading Act

Alta Reg 139/2013 Exemption Amendment Regulation

Judicature Act

Alta Reg 140/2013 Alberta Rules of Court Amendment Regulation

 

British Columbia

Regulations

British Columbia Gazette, Part II, April 23, 2013

Clean Energy Act

BC Reg 174/2013 Amending BC Reg 236/2012 — Improvement Financing Regulation

Local Government Act

BC Reg 172/2013 Amending BC Reg 264/2012 — British Columbia Building Code Regulation
BC Reg 173/2013 Amending BC Reg 264/2012 — British Columbia Building Code Regulation

British Columbia Gazette, Part II, May 7, 2013:

Workers Compensation Act

BC Reg 177/2013 Repealing Workers’ Compensation Reporter Decision No. 363 re the Review of Old Disability Pensions Regulation, BC Reg 530/82
BC Reg 177/2013 Enacting Review of Old Permanent Disability Awards Regulation

British Columbia Gazette, Part II, May 21, 2013:

Securities Act

BC Reg 178/2013 Amending BC Reg 378/96 — National Instrument 13-101 System for Electronic Document Analysis and Retrieval (SEDAR)
Amending BC Reg 59/2008 — National Instrument 41-101 General Prospectus Requirements
Amending BC Reg 370/2005 — National Instrument 44-101 Short Form Prospectus Distributions
Amending BC Reg 425/2000 — National Instrument 44-102 Shelf Distributions
Amending BC Reg 110/2004 — National Instrument 51-102 Continuous Disclosure Obligations
Amending BC Reg 382/2010 — National Instrument 52-107 Acceptable Accounting Principles and Auditing Standards
Amending BC Reg 1/2000 — National Instrument 81-101 Mutual Fund Prospectus Disclosure

Proclamations

British Columbia Gazette, Part II, April 23, 2013:

Health Authorities Amendment Act, 2013, SBC 2013, c 14

  • Section 1 in force April 15, 2013 (BC Reg 175/2013)

Manitoba

Regulations

Manitoba Gazette, Part II, July 27, 2013:

The Farm Products Marketing Act

Man Reg 108/2013 Manitoba Cattle Enhancement Council Membership Regulation, amendment

Manitoba Gazette, Part II, August 3, 2013:

The Highway Traffic Act

Man Reg 112/2013 Traffic Control Devices Regulation, amendment

Proclamations

Manitoba Gazette, Part I, July 27, 2013:

The Optometry Amendment Act, SM 2008, c 13

  • Act in force July 15, 2013

New Brunswick

Regulations

New Brunswick Royal Gazette, Part II, August 21, 2013:

Motor Vehicle Act

NB Reg 2013-55 NB Reg 95-164, amendment

 

Newfoundland

Regulations

Newfoundland and Labrador Gazette, Part II, August 9, 2013:

Pension Benefits Act, 1997

NLR 85/13 Pension Benefits Act Regulations Amendment

Northwest Territories

Regulations

Northwest Territories Gazette, Part II, August 30, 2013:

Consumer Protection Act

NWT Reg 054/2013 Consumer Protection Regulations

Notices

Northwest Territories Gazette, Part I, August 30, 2013:

Securities Act

Notice is hereby given that the following rules have been made

  • a) Implementing Rule 41-805, Prospectus Disclosure - Pre-marketing and Marketing
  • b) Implementing Rule 81-803, Point of Sale Mutual Fund Disclosure - Delivery of Fund Facts

Nova Scotia   

Regulations

Nova Scotia Royal Gazette, Part II, August 9, 2013:

Dairy Industry Act

NS Reg 260/2013 Bulk Haulage Regulations, amendment
NS Reg 261/2013 Milk Pricing Regulations, amendment

Petroleum Products Pricing Act

NS Reg 262/2013 Prescribed Petroleum Products Prices
NS Reg 269/2013 Prescribed Petroleum Products Prices

Proclamations

Nova Scotia Royal Gazette, Part II, August 9, 2013:

Perpetuities Act,SNS 2011, c 42

  • Act in force July 23, 2013 (NS Reg 265/2013)

Nunavut

  • No entries for this issue

Ontario

Regulations

Ontario Gazette, August 17, 2013:

Courts of Justice Act

O Reg 230/13 Rules of the Small Claims Court, amending O Reg 258/98
O Reg 231/13 Rules of Civil Procedure, amending Reg 194 of RRO 1990

Notices

Ontario Gazette, August 17, 2013:

Ontario Securities Commission

  • Amendments to National Instrument 81-101 Mutual Fund Prospectus Disclosure, Form 81-101F3 Contents of Fund Facts Document, Companion Policy 81-101CP to National Instrument 81-101 Mutual Fund Prospectus Disclosure and Consequential Amendments

Prince Edward Island

Notices

Prince Edward Island Royal Gazette, Part I, August 10, 2013:

Judicature Act

  • Prejudgment and Postjudgment rates as of: January 02 to September 13

Prince Edward Island Royal Gazette, Part I, August 17, 2013:

Natural Products Marketing Act

  • Price Determination Order — Amendment

Quebec

  • No entries for this issue

Saskatchewan

Regulations

Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, August 9, 2013:

The Global Transportation Hub Authority Act

Sask Reg 1/2013 The Global Transportation Hub Authority Regulations

The Traffic Safety Act

Sask Reg 11/2013 The Traffic Safety (Residency) Regulations
Sask Reg 64/2013 The Traffic Safety (Speed Monitoring) Amendment Regulations, 2013
Sask Reg 65/2013 The Vehicle Impoundment (General) Amendment Regulations, 2013
Sask Reg 12/2013 The Vehicle Inspection Regulations, 2013

Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, August 16, 2013:

The Securities Act, 1988

Sask Reg 66/2013 The Securities Commission (Adoption of National Instruments) Amendment Regulations, 2013 (No. 7)

Proclamations

Saskatchewan Gazette, Part I, August 9, 2013:

The Alcohol and Gaming Regulation Amendment Act, 2013, SS 2013, c 2

  • Act in force August 6, 2013

The Global Transportation Hub Authority Act, SS 2013, cG-5.01

  • Act in force August 6, 2013
     

Yukon

Regulations

Yukon Gazette, Part II, August 15, 2013:

Oil and Gas Act

Yukon OIC 2013/162 Gas Processing Plant Regulation

Proclamations

Yukon Gazette, Part I, August 15, 2013:

Act to Amend the Employment Standards Act, SY 2013, c 5

  • Section 3 in force July 31, 2013 (OIC 2013/147)

 

Topics:  Canada, Legislative Agendas, New Legislation

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