Legislative Update Report No. 2013-17 -- Sept 13, 2013

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Federal Government

Regulations

Canada Gazette, Part II, August 28, 2013:

Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

SOR/2013-152 Order 2013-87-08-01 Amending the Domestic Substances List

Canada Gazette, Part II, September 11, 2013:

Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

SOR/2013-153 Order 2013-87-07-01 Amending the Domestic Substances List

Broadcasting Act

SI/2013-95 Order Declining to Refer Back to the CRTC Decision CRTC 2013-263

Proclamations

Canada Gazette, Part II, August 28, 2013:

Civil Marriage of Non-residents Act, SC 2013, c 30

  • Section 4 in force August 14, 2013 (SI/2013-93)

Releases, Speeches and Statements

Finance

August 23, 2013
Government invites comments on legislative proposals to modernize the life insurance policy exemption test

August 30, 2013
Government of Canada divestiture of crown lands

Foreign Affairs Trade and Development

August 30, 2013
Harper government and Obama administration invite public views on next phase of regulatory cooperation

Notices

Canada Gazette, Part I, August 24, 2013:

Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

  • Significant New Activity Notice No. 17192

Telecommunications Act

  • SMSE-014-13 — CS-03 Part III, Amendment I, Issue 9

Canada Gazette, Part I, August 31, 2013:

Controlled Drugs and Substances Act

  • Notice to interested parties — Review and potential amendments to the Industrial Hemp Regulations made under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act

Radiocommunication Act

  • DGSO-003-13 — Framework Relating to Transfers, Divisions and Subordinate Licensing of Spectrum Licences for Commercial Mobile Spectrum

Canada Gazette, Part I, September 7, 2013:

Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

  • Order 2013-87-07-02 Amending the Non-domestic Substances List

Miscellaneous Notices

Canada Gazette, Part I, August 24, 2013:

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, designated offices for the service of enforcement notices

Canada Gazette, Part I, August 31, 2013:

  • Jevco Insurance Company, assumption reinsurance agreement
  • Royal Bank of Scotland PLC, Canada Branch (The), designated offices for the service of enforcement notices

Commissions

Canada Gazette, Part I, August 17, 2013:

National Energy Board

  • Manitoba Hydro — Application to export electricity to the United States

Canada Gazette, Part I, August 24, 2013:

Income Tax Act

  • List of registered investments

Canada Gazette, Part I, August 31, 2013:

Special Import Measures Act

  • Certain copper tube — Decisions

Supplements

Canada Gazette, Part I, August 31, 2013:

Copyright Board

  • Tariff of Levies to Be Collected by CPCC in 2012 on the Sale, in Canada, of Blank Audio Recording Media
  • Tariff of Levies to Be Collected by CPCC in 2013 on the Sale, in Canada, of Blank Audio Recording Media
  • Tariff of Levies to Be Collected by CPCC in 2014 on the Sale, in Canada, of Blank Audio Recording Media

Privy Council Office

  • Canada-United States Regulatory Cooperation Council — Stakeholder Request for Comment, Summer 2013

Alberta

Notices

Alberta Gazette, Part I, August 31, 2013:

Alberta Securities Commission

  • Amendments to National Instrument 81-101 Mutual Fund Prospectus Disclosure
  • Amendments to National Instrument 81-102 Mutual Funds

British Columbia

Regulations

British Columbia Gazette, Part II, June 4, 2013:

Mineral Tenure Act

BC Reg 181/2013 Amending BC Reg 271/2007 — Mineral Land Reserve (No Mineral or Placer Claim Registrations) Regulation
BC Reg 182/2013 Amending BC Reg 71/2010 — Mineral Land Reserve (No Mineral Claim Registrations) Regulation
BC Reg 183/2013 Amending BC Reg 2/2008 — Mineral Land Reserve (Conditional Mineral and Placer Claim Registrations) Regulation
BC Reg 184/2013 Repealing Orders in Council 253/50, 778/53, 1406/53, 840/54 and BC Reg 332/88
BC Reg 185/2013 Repealing BC Reg 45/87
BC Reg 186/2013 Amending BC Reg 511/2004
BC Reg 187/2013 Repealing BC Reg 49/2006

Securities Act

BC Reg 179/2013 Amending BC Regs: 226A/2009 — National Instrument 31-103 Registration Requirements, Exemptions and Ongoing Registrant Obligations
226B/2009 — National Instrument 33-109 Registration Information
59/2008 — National Instrument 41-101 General Prospectus Requirements
370/2005 — National Instrument 44-101 Short Form Prospectus Distributions 425/2000 — National Instrument 44-102 Shelf Distributions
227/2009 — National Instrument 45-106 Prospectus and Registration Exemptions
110/2004 — National Instrument 51-102 Continuous Disclosure Obligations
1/2000 — National Instrument 81-101 Mutual Fund Prospectus Disclosure
2/2000 — National Instrument 81-102 Mutual Funds
218/2005 — National Instrument 81-106 Investment Fund Continuous Disclosure
252/2001 — National Instrument 23-101 Trading Rules
BC Reg 180/2013 Amending BC Reg 59/2008 — National Instrument 41-101 General Prospectus Requirements

British Columbia Gazette, Part II, June 18, 2013:

Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act

BC Reg 189/2013 Amending BC Reg 229/2005 — Committees of the Executive Council Regulation

Mineral Tenure Act

BC Reg 188/2013 Amending BC Regs: 71/2010 — Mineral Land Reserve (No Mineral Claim Registrations) Regulation
2/2008 — Mineral Land Reserve (Conditional Mineral and Placer Claim Registrations) Regulation

Releases, Speeches and Statements

Ministry of Energy and Mines

August 23, 2013
BC Hydro's draft power plan released for consultation

Notices

British Columbia Gazette, Part I, August 22, 2013:

Ministry of Natural Gas Development

  • Calling for tenders: Competition for the right to explore and develop Crown petroleum and natural gas resources, closes September 18, 2013

Manitoba

Notices

Manitoba Gazette, Part I, August 24, 2013:

The Manitoba Securities Commission

  • MSC Rule 2013-24 — Amendments to National Instrument 81-101 Mutual Fund Prospectus Disclosure
  • MSC Rule 2013-25 — Amendments to National Instrument 81-102 Mutual Funds

New Brunswick

Regulations

New Brunswick Royal Gazette, Part II, August 28, 2013:

Personal Health Information Privacy and Access Act

NB Reg 2013-56 NB Reg 2010-112, amendment

Notices

New Brunswick Royal Gazette, Part I, August 28, 2013:

Financial and Consumer Services Commission

Notice of Rule
The making of amendments to:

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

And changes to:

  • Companion Policy 41-101CP to National Instrument 41-101 General Prospectus Requirements
  • National Policy 41-201 Income Trusts and Other Indirect Offerings
  • Companion Policy 44-101CP to National Instrument 44-101 Short Form Prospectus Distributions
  • Companion Policy 44-102CP to National Instrument 44-102 Shelf Distributions
  • Companion Policy 44-103CP to National Instrument 44-103 Post-Receipt Pricing
  • National Policy 47-201 Trading Securities Using the Internet and Other Electronic Means (Collectively, the amendments)

Newfoundland

Regulations

Newfoundland and Labrador Gazette, Part II, August 16, 2013:

Environmental Protection Act

NLR 87/13 Labrador-Island Transmission Link Undertaking Release Order

Northwest Territories

  • No entries for this issue

Nova Scotia   

Regulations

Nova Scotia Royal Gazette, Part II, August 23, 2013:

Mineral Resources Act

NS Reg 276/2013 Mineral Resources Regulations, amendment

Non-essential Pesticides Control Act

NS Reg 277/2013 List of Allowable Pesticides Regulations, amendment

Petroleum Products Pricing Act

NS Reg 278/2013 Prescribed Petroleum Products Prices
NS Reg 279/2013 Prescribed Petroleum Products Prices

Nova Scotia Royal Gazette, Part II, September 6, 2013:

Motor Vehicle Act

NS Reg 292/2013 Buy Local Number Plates Regulations
NS Reg 284/2013 Commercial Carrier Safety Fitness Rating and Compliance Regulations, amendment

Petroleum Products Pricing Act

NS Reg 282/2013 Prescribed Petroleum Products Prices
NS Reg 290/2013 Prescribed Petroleum Products Prices

Proclamations

Nova Scotia Royal Gazette, Part II, August 23, 2013:

Cyber-safety Act,SNS 2013, c 2

  • Except Parts IV and V, Act in force August 6, 2013 (NS Reg 273/2013)
  • Part IV in force August 6, 2013 (NS Reg 274/2013)

Nova Scotia Royal Gazette, Part II, September 6, 2013:

Protection for Persons in Care Act,SNS 2013, c 26

  • Act in force August 20, 2013 (NS Reg 289/2013)

Securities Act,SNS 2012, c 34

  • Sections 15 and 20 in force September 1, 2013 (NS Reg 283/2013)

Nunavut

Bills

  Referenced only on first reading
68 Supplementary Appropriation (Capital) Act No. 3, 2013-2014
Hon. Peterson
69 Supplementary Appropriation (Operations and Maintenance) Act No. 2, 2013-2014
Hon. Peterson

Ontario

Bills

  Referenced only on first reading
95 An Act to establish a Financial Accountability Officer
Hon. Sousa
96 An Act to raise awareness about radon, provide for the Ontario Radon Registry and reduce radon levels in dwellings and workplaces
Mr. Qaadri
97 An Act to encourage the purchase of vehicles that use natural gas as a fuel
Mr. Bailey

Regulations

Ontario Gazette, August 31, 2013:

Environmental Protection Act

O Reg 233/13 General — Waste Management, amending Reg 347 of RRO 1990

Environmental Bill of Rights, 1993

O Reg 234/13 Classification of Proposals for Instruments, amending O Reg 681/94
O Reg 235/13 General, amending O Reg 73/94

Ontario Gazette, September 7, 2013:

Automobile Insurance Rate Stabilization Act, 2003

O Reg 237/13 Industry-Wide Rate Reduction Target

Insurance Act

O Reg 238/13 Administrative Penalties, amending O Reg 408/12

Proclamations

Ontario Gazette, August 24, 2013:

Prosperous and Fair Ontario Act (Budget Measures), 2013, SO 2013, c 2

  • Schedule 1, which amends the Automobile Insurance Rate Stabilization Act, 2003, in force August 16, 2013
  • Sections 1 to 4, 13, 19 and 26 to 39 of Schedule 8, which amend the Insurance Act, in force August 16, 2013

Ontario Gazette, September 7, 2013:

Strong Action for Ontario Act (Budget Measures), 2002, SO 2008, c 8

  • Schedule 5, which amends the Business Regulation Reform Act, 1994, in force September 10, 2013

Notices

Ontario Gazette, August 24, 2013:

Ontario Securities Commission

Amendments to:

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

Automobile Insurance Rate Stabilization Act, 2003

  • Policy Statement by the Ministry of Finance

Ontario Gazette, September 7, 2013:

Ontario Energy Board

  • Final Amendments to the Distribution System Code
  • Final Amendments to the Transmission System Code

Prince Edward Island

  • No entries for this issue

Quebec

Réglements

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 28 août 2013 :

Loi sur l’aide juridique et sur la prestation de certains autres services juridiques

Décret 866-2013 Règlement modifiant le Règlement sur l’aide juridique

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 11 septembre 2013 :

Loi sur la distribution de produits et services financiers

Décret 896-2013 Règlement modifiant le Règlement sur les droits, les cotisations et les frais exigibles

Code des professions

Décret 899-2013 Règlement modifiant le Règlement sur les diplômes délivrés par les établissements d’enseignement désignés qui donnent droit aux permis et aux certificats de spécialistes des ordres professionnels
Décret 900-2013 Règlement sur certaines activités professionnelles qui peuvent être exercées en orthopédie par des personnes autres que des médecins

Loi sur l’assurance automobile

Décret 902-2013 Règlement modifiant le Règlement sur le remboursement de certains frais

Regulations

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, August 28, 2013:

An Act respecting legal aid and the provision of certain other legal services

OC 866-2013 Regulation to amend the Regulation respecting legal aid

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, September 11, 2013:

Act respecting the distribution of financial products and services

OC 896-2013 Regulation to amend the Regulation respecting fees and contributions payable

Professional Code

OC 899-2013 Regulation to amend the Regulation respecting the diplomas issued by designated educational institutions which give access to permits or specialist's certificates of professional orders
OC 900-2013 Regulation respecting certain professional activities that may be engaged in orthopedics by persons other than physicians

Automobile Insurance Act

OC 902-2013 Regulation to amend the Regulation respecting the reimbursement of certain expenses

Ordres Ministériels

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 28 août 2013 :

Loi sur les valeurs mobilières

  • Règlement modifiant le Règlement 81-101 sur le régime de prospectus des organismes de placement collectif — Arrêté numéro V-1.1-2013-17 du ministre des Finances et de l’Économie
  • Règlement modifiant le Règlement 81-102 sur les organismes de placement collectif

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 4 septembre 2013 :

Loi sur les valeurs mobilières

  • Règlement modifiant le Règlement 23-103 sur la négociation Électronique — Arrêté numéro V-1.1-2013-18 du ministre des Finances et de l’Économie
  • Règlement modifiant le Règlement 11-102 sur le régime de passeport — Arrêté numéro V-1.1-2013-19 du ministre des Finances et de l’Économie
  • Règlement modifiant le Règlement sur les instruments dérivés — Arrêté numéro I-14.01-2013-20 du ministre des Finances et de l’Économie

Ministerial Orders

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, August 28, 2013:

Securities Act

  • Regulation to amend Regulation 81-101 respecting mutual fund prospectus disclosure — Order number V-1.1-2013-17 of the Minister of Finance and the Economy
  • Regulation to amend Regulation 81-102 respecting mutual funds

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, September 4, 2013:

Securities Act

  • Regulation to amend Regulation 23-103 respecting Electronic Trading — Order number V-1.1-2013-18 of the Minister of Finance and the Economy
  • Regulation to amend Regulation 11-102 respecting passport system — Order number V-1.1-2013-19 of the Minister of Finance and the Economy
  • Regulation to amend the Derivatives Regulation — Order number I-14.01-2013-20 of the Minister of Finance and the Economy

Proclamations

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 28 août 2013 :

Loi favorisant l’accès à la justice en matière familiale, SQ 2012, c 20

  • Articles 29 à 41 en vigueur au 18 septembre 2013 (Décret 865-2013)

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 30 août 2013 :

Loi modifiant la Loi sur la pharmacie SQ 2011, c 37

  • Report l’entrée en vigueur de la Loi modifiant la Loi sur la pharmacie (2011, chapitre 37), fixée par le décret numéro 600-2013 du 12 juin 2013, et celle du Règlement sur l’administration d’un médicament par un pharmacien, approuvé par le décret numéro 601-2013 du 12 juin 2013, du Règlement sur les ordonnances d’un pharmacien, approuvé par le décret numéro 602-2013 du 12 juin 2013, du Règlement sur la prescription et l’interprétation par un pharmacien des analyses de laboratoire, approuvé par le décret numéro 603-2013 du 12 juin 2013, du Règlement sur la prescription d’un médicament par un pharmacien, approuvé par le décret numéro 604-2013 du 12 juin 2013, du Règlement sur la prolongation ou l’ajustement d’une ordonnance d’un médecin par un pharmacien et sur la substitution d’un médicament prescrit, approuvé par le décret numéro 605-2013 du 12 juin 2013, du Règlement sur certaines activités professionnelles qui peuvent être exercées par un pharmacien, approuvé par le décret numéro 606-2013 du 12 juin 2013, et du Règlement modifiant le Règlement sur les conditions et modalités de vente des médicaments, approuvé par le décret numéro 607-2013 du 12 juin 2013 (Décret 871-2013)

Proclamations

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, August 28, 2013:

An Act to promote access to justice in family matters, SQ 2012, c 20

  • Sections 29 to 41 in force September 18, 2013 (OC 865-2013)

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, August 30, 2013:

An Act to amend the Pharmacy Act, SQ 2011, c 37

  • Postponement of the coming into force of the Act to amend the Pharmacy Act (2011, chapter 37), set by Order in Council 600-2013 dated 12 June 2013, and the coming into force of the Regulation respecting the administration of medication by pharmacists, approved by Order in Council 601-2013 dated 12 June 2013, the Regulation respecting prescriptions by a pharmacist, approved by Order in Council 602-2013 dated 12 June 2013, the Regulation respecting the prescription and interpretation of laboratory analyses by a pharmacist, approved by Order in Council 603-2013 dated 12 June 2013, the Regulation respecting the prescription of a medication by a pharmacist, approved by Order in Council 604-2013 dated 12 June 2013, the Regulation respecting the extension or adjustment of a physician’s prescription by a pharmacist and the substitution of a medication prescribed, approved by Order in Council 605-2013 dated 12 June 2013, the Regulation respecting certain professional activities that may be engaged in by a pharmacist, approved by Order in Council 606-2013 dated 12 June 2013, and the Regulation to amend the Regulation respecting the terms and conditions for the sale of medications, approved by Order in Council 607-2013 dated 12 June 2013 (OC 871-2013)

Projets de Règlement

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 4 septembre 2013 :

Loi sur le bâtiment

  • Règlement modifiant le Code de construction

Loi sur la qualité de l’environnement

  • Règlement modifiant le Règlement sur la déclaration obligatoire de certaines émissions de contaminants dans l’atmosphère

Loi sur l’assurance maladie

  • Règlement modifiant le Règlement d’application de la loi sur l’assurance maladie

Code des professions

  • Règlement sur les activités professionnelles qui peuvent être exercées par des personnes autres que des géologues

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 11 septembre 2013 :

Code des professions

  • Règlement sur la procédure de recrutement et de sélection des présidents des conseils de discipline des ordres professionnels

Loi sur les régimes complémentaires de retraite

  • Règlement concernant le financement de certains régimes de retraite de Gesca Ltée et de La Presse, ltée

Draft Regulations

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, September 4, 2013:

Building Act

  • Regulation to amend the Construction Code

Environment Quality Act

  • Regulation to amend the Regulation respecting mandatory reporting of certain emissions of contaminants into the atmosphere

Health Insurance Act

  • Regulation to amend the Regulation respecting the application of the Health Insurance Act

Professional Code

  • Regulation respecting professional activities that may be engaged in by persons other than geologist

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, September 11, 2013:

Professional Code

  • Regulation respecting the recruitment and selection procedure for disciplinary council chairs of professional orders

Supplemental Pension Plans Act

  • Regulation respecting the funding of certain Gesca Ltée and La Presse, Ltée pension plans

Saskatchewan

Regulations

Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, September 6, 2013:

The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act

Sask Reg 69/2013 The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Amendment Regulations, 2013

The Operation of Public Registry Statutes Act

Sask Reg 70/2013 The Operation of Public Registry Statutes Consequential Amendments Regulations, 2013
Sask Reg 71/2013 The Operation of Public Registry Statutes Consequential Amendments Regulations, 2013 (No. 2)

The Professional Corporations Act

Sask Reg 72/2013 The Professional Corporations Amendment Regulations, 2013

Proclamations

Saskatchewan Gazette, Part I, August 30, 2013:

The Parks Amendment Act, 2013, SS 2013, c 22

  • Subsection 5(2) in force August 29, 2013

The Securities Amendment Act, 2013, SS 2013, c 33

  • Sections 1 and 2, subsections 3(7) and (15), sections 10, 12, 17, 30, clauses 32(1)(g), 32(2)(b) and (c), sections 36, 43, 44 and 45 and clauses 46(1), (o) and (r) in force September 1, 2013

Yukon

  • No entries for this issue

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