Legislative Update Report - No. 2013-18 Sept 27, 2013

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Federal Government

Regulations

Canada Gazette, Part II, September 25, 2013:

Farm Products Agencies Act

SOR/2013-155 Regulations Amending the Canadian Chicken Licensing Regulations
SOR/2013-154 Regulations Amending the Canadian Chicken Marketing Quota Regulations

Proclamations

Canada Gazette, Part II, September 25, 2013:

Faster Removal of Foreign Criminals Act, SC 2013, c 16

  • Sections 6 to 8 in force August 30, 2013 (SI/2013-99)

Releases, Speeches and Statements

Finance

September 13, 2013
Legislative proposals relating to the Income Tax Act, the Excise Tax Act and the Income Tax Regulations

Notices

Canada Gazette, Part I, September 14, 2013:

Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

  • Guideline for benzene in residential indoor air
  • Hazardous Materials Information Review Act Filing of claims for exemption

Hazardous Materials Information Review Act

  • Filing of claims for exemption

Radiocommunication Act

  • SMSE-007-13 — Consultation on use of the frequency band 25.05-25.25 GHz
  • SMSE-019-13 — Release of SRSP-325.25, Issue 1: Technical Requirements for Fixed Radio Systems Operating in the Bands 25.25-26.5 GHz and 27.5-28.35 GHz

Bank Act

  • Rogers Bank — Order to commence and carry on business

Canada Gazette, Part I, September 21, 2013:

Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

  • Significant New Activity Notice No. 11489a (variation to Significant New Activity Notice No. 11489)
  • Significant New Activity Notice No. 15441
  • Significant New Activity Notice No. 16138
  • Significant New Activity Notices Nos. 14888, 15312, 15313, 15314, 15315, 16266, 16267 and 16268

Hazardous Materials Information Review Act

  • Decisions, undertakings and orders on claims for exemption

Bank Act

  • B2B Bank — Letters patent of amalgamation and order to commence and carry on business
  • Santander Consumer USA Inc. — Approval to have a financial establishment in Canada

Miscellaneous Notices

Canada Gazette, Part I, September 14, 2013:

  • Arch Insurance Company, release of assets

Canada Gazette, Part I, September 21, 2013:

  • Converium Reinsurance (North America) Inc. (N.K.A Finial Reinsurance Company), release of assets
  • NRG Victory Reinsurance Limited, release of assets

Commissions

Canada Gazette, Part I, September 14, 2013:

Special Import Measures Act

  • Certain hot-rolled carbon steel plate and high-strengh low-allow steel plate — Decision

Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission

  • Amendments to the Radio Regulations, 1986

Canada Gazette, Part I, September 21, 2013:

National Energy Board

  • PPL Energy Plus, LLC — Application to export electricity to the United States

Alberta

  • No entries for this issue

British Columbia

Regulations

British Columbia Gazette, Part II, July 16, 2013:

Securities Act

BC Reg 193/2013 Amending BC Reg 226A/2009 — National Instrument 31-103 Registration Requirements, Exemptions and Ongoing Registrant Obligations

British Columbia Gazette, Part II, July 30, 2013:

Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act

BC Reg 54/2013 Amending Schedules 2 and 3 of the Act (Erratum)

Emergency Health Services Act

BC Reg 194/2013 Amending BC Reg 210/2010 — Emergency Medical Assistants Regulation

Proclamations

British Columbia Gazette, Part II, August 13, 2013:

Finance Statutes Amendment Act, 2010, SBC 2010, c 4

  • Sections 55 and 57 in force September 1, 2013 (BC Reg 196/2013)

Notices

British Columbia Gazette, Part I, September 19, 2013:

Minister of Natural Gas Development

  • Calling for tenders: Competition for the righ to explore and develop Crown petroleum and natural gas resources, closes October 16, 2013

Manitoba

Bills

  Referenced only on first reading
49 The Appropriation Act, 2013
Hon. Struthers
50 The Loan Act, 2013
Hon. Struthers

Regulations

Manitoba Gazette, Part II, September 14, 2013:

The Farm Products Marketing Act

Man Reg 124/2013 Cattle Enhancement Fee Regulation, amendment and repeal

The Public-Private Partnerships Transparency and Accountability Act

Man Reg 126/2013 Public-Private Partnerships Regulation

The Gas and Oil Burner Act

Man Reg 129/2013 Gas and Oil Burner Regulation, amendment

The Residential Tenancies Act

Man Reg 130/2013 Residential Rent Regulation, amendment

The Regional Health Authorities Act

Man Reg 131/2013 Bilingual and Francophone Facilities and Programs Designation Regulation

Proclamations

Manitoba Gazette, Part I, August 31, 2013:

The Affordable Utility Rate Accountability Act, SM 2012, c 20

  • Act in force September 5, 2013

The Fortified Buildings Amendment Act, SM 2012, c 17

  • Act in force September 15, 2013

Manitoba Gazette, Part I, September 14, 2013:

The Public-Private Partnerships Transparency and Accountability Act, SM 2012, c 36

  • Act in force September 4, 2013

New Brunswick

Regulations

New Brunswick Royal Gazette, Part II, September 25, 2013:

Oil and Natural Gas Act

NB Reg 2013-57 NB Reg 86-191, amendment
NB Reg 2013-58 NB Reg 2001-66, amendment

Notices

New Brunswick Royal Gazette, Part I, September 25, 2013:

Financial and Consumer Services Commission

Notice of Rule

  • The making of amendments to the English version of National Instrument 52-108 Auditor Oversight
Newfoundland
  • No entries for this issue

Northwest Territories

  • No entries for this issue

Nova Scotia   

Regulations

Nova Scotia Royal Gazette, Part II, September 20, 2013:

Environment Act

NS Reg 305/2013 Greenhouse Gas Emissions Regulations, amendment

Petroleum Products Pricing Act

NS Reg 293/2013 Prescribed Petroleum Products Prices
NS Reg 300/2013 Prescribed Petroleum Products Prices

Residential Tenancies Act

NS Reg 304/2013 Residential Tenancies Regulations, amendment

Proclamations

Nova Scotia Royal Gazette, Part II, September 20, 2013:

Land Surveyors Act,SNS 2010, c 38

  • Act in force September 10, 2013 (NS Reg 307/2013)

Regulated Health Profession Network Act,SNS 2012, c 48

  • Act in force September 10, 2013 (NS Reg 309/2013)

Residential Tenancies Act,SNS 2012, c 64

  • Act in force September 16, 2013 (NS Reg 303/2013)

Statute Amendment (2013) Act,SNS 2013, c 10

  • Section 5 to 9 in force August 30, 2013 (NS Reg 294/2013)

Nunavut

Proclamations

Nunavut Gazette, Part II, September 20, 2013:

An Act to Amend the Justices of the Peace Act,S Nu 2013, c 17

  • Section 1; subsections 5(1.1), (1.2) and (2); sections 6, 6.1, 7, 8, 9 and 12 in force September 6, 2013
    (SI-004-2013)

Building Code Act,S Nu 2012, c 15

  • Section 1; section 20; section 23; section 24; paragraphs (e) and (j) of subsection 31(1) in force
    September 6, 2013 (SI-005-2013)

Ontario

Bills

  Referenced only on first reading
98 An Act respecting the importation of wine, beer and spirits from other provinces
Mr. Milligan
100 An Act to amend the Insurance Act in respect of automobile insurance risk classification systems
Mr. Colle
101 An Act to amend the Election Finances Act with respect to third party election advertising
Mr. Nicholls
102 An Act to amend the Archives and Recordkeeping Act, 2006 to impose penalties for
offences relating to public records of archival value
Mr. Tabuns
103 An Act to amend the Ontario College of Teachers Act, 1996 with respect to discipline and
other related matters
Mrs. Sandals
104 An Act to provide protection for minors participating in amateur sports
Mr. Ouellette
105 An Act to amend the Employer Health Tax Act
Hon. Sousa

Regulations

Ontario Gazette, September 14, 2013:

Farm Products Marketing Act

O Reg 247/13 Chickens — Marketing, amending Reg 402 of RRO 1990

Highway Traffic Act

O Reg 242/13 Drivers' Licences, amending O Reg 340/94
O Reg 243/13 Special Permits, amending O Reg 381/98
O Reg 244/13 Vehicle Permits, amending Reg 628 of RRO 1990
O Reg 245/13 Licences for Driving Instructors and Driving Schools, amending O Reg 473/07
O Reg 248/13 Speed Limits, amending Reg 619 of RRO 1990

Long-Term Care Homes Act, 2007

O Reg 246/13 General, amending O Reg 79/10

Respiratory Therapy Act, 1991

O Reg 250/13 General, amending O Reg 596/94

Ontario Gazette, September 21, 2013:

Business Regulation Reform Act, 1994

O Reg 257/13 General, amending O Reg 442/95

Prince Edward Island

Regulations

Prince Edward Island Royal Gazette, Part II, September 14, 2013:

Environmental Protection Act

EC2013-625 Sewage Disposal Systems Regulations

Narcotics Safety and Awareness Act

EC2013-643 Monitored Drug Regulations

Judicature Act

EC2013-645 Rules of Court Seventeenth Series of Amendments to the 1996 Consolidations and Publication Manner Determined

Proclamations

Prince Edward Island Royal Gazette, Part I, September 14, 2013:

Narcotics Safety and Awareness Act, SPEI 2013, c 43

  • Act in force September 14, 2013

Notices

Prince Edward Island Royal Gazette, Part I, September 14, 2013:

Egg Producers of Prince Edward Island

  • Price Determination Order - Amendment (EPPEI 13-06)

Quebec

Projets de loi

  Référencés à la première lecture seulement
56 Loi modifiant la Loi sur les produits alimentaires
Hon. Gendron
57 Loi faisant suite au sinistre ferroviaire du 6 juillet 2013 dans la Ville de Lac-Mégantic
Hon. Gaudreault

Bills

  Referenced only on first reading
56 An Act to amend the Food Products Act
Hon. Gendron
57 An Act in response to the 6 July 2013 railway disaster in Ville de Lac-Mégantic
Hon. Gaudreault

Réglements

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 18 septembre 2013 :

Loi sur la justice administrative

Décret 912-2013 Tarif des droits, honoraires et autres frais afférents aux recours instruits devant le Tribunal administratif du Québec

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 25 septembre 2013 :

Loi sur l’assurance parentale

Décret 936-2013 Règlement modifiant le Règlement d’application de la Loi sur l’assurance parentale

Loi sur le courtage immobilier

Décret 937-2013 Règlement modifiant le Règlement sur la délivrance des permis de courtier ou d’agence
Décret 938-2013 Règlement modifiant le Règlement sur les dossiers, livres et registres, la comptabilité en fidéicommis et l’inspection des courtiers et des agences
Décret 939-2013 Règlement modifiant le Règlement sur les conditions d’exercice d’une opération de courtage, sur la déontologie des courtiers et sur la publicité
Décret 940-2013 Règlement modifiant le Règlement sur les instances disciplinaires de l’Organisme d’autoréglementation du courtage immobilier du Québec

Code des professions

Décret 941-2013 Lettres patentes constituant l’Ordre professionnel des sexologues du Québec

Loi sur l’assurance maladie

Décret 944-2013 Règlement modifiant le Règlement sur l’admissibilité et l’inscription des personnes auprès de la régie de l’assurance maladie du Québec

Loi sur les valeurs mobilières

Décret 955-2013

Règlement 13-102 sur les droits relatifs aux systèmes de SEDAR et de la BDNI, annexé au présent décret, soit approuvé;
Que les tarifs prévus par le Règlement 13-102 sur les droits relatifs aux systèmes de SEDAR et de la BDNI soient exemptés de l’indexation applicable en vertu de l’article 83.3 de la Loi sur l’administration financière (chapitre A-6.001)

Regulations

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, September 18, 2013:

An Act respecting administrative justice

OC 912-2013 Regulation respecting the Tariff of administrative fees, professional fees and other charges attached to proceedings before the Administrative Tribunal of Québec

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, September 25, 2013:

An Act respecting parental insurance

OC 936-2013 Regulation to amend the Regulation under the Act respecting parental insurance

Real Estate Brokerage Act

OC 937-2013 Regulation to amend the Regulation respecting the issue of broker's and agency licences
OC 938-2013 Regulation to amend the Regulation respecting records, books and registers, trust accounting and inspection of brokers and agencies
OC 939-2013 Regulation to amend the Regulation respecting brokerage requirements, professional conduct of brokers and advertising
OC 940-2013 Regulation to amend the Regulation respecting disciplinary proceedings of the Organisme d'autoréglementation du courtage immobilier du Québec

Professional Code

OC 941-2013 Letters patent constituting the Ordre professionnel des sexologues du Québec

Health Insurance Act

OC 944-2013 Regulation to amend the Regulation respecting eligibility and registration of persons in respect of the régie de l'assurance maladie du Québec

Securities Act

OC 955-2013 Regulation 13-102 respecting system fees for SEDAR and NRD;
Regulation 13-102 respecting system fees for SEDAR and NRD be exempted from the adjustment applicable under section 83.3 of the Financial Administration Act (Chapter A-6.001)

Ordres Ministériels

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 23 septembre 2013 :

Code de la sécurité routière

AM 2013-10 Concernant l’accès aux chemins publics des véhicules routiers inondés — Arrêté numéro 2013-10 du ministre des Transports

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 25 septembre 2013 :

Loi sur les valeurs mobilières

AM 2013-10 Le Règlement modifiant le Règlement 13-101 sur le système électronique de données, d’analyse et de recherche (SEDAR);
Le Règlement modifiant le Règlement 31-102 sur la base de données nationale d’inscription;
Le Règlement modifiant la Norme canadienne 55-102, Système électronique de déclaration des unités (SEDI) — Arrêté numéro V-1.1-2013-10 du ministre des Finances et de l’Économie

Ministerial Orders

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, September 18, 2013:

An Act respecting the Agence du revenu du Québec

MO 2012 Regulation to amend the Regulation respecting the signing of certain deeds, documents and writings of the Agence du revenu du Québec (Erratum)

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, September 23, 2013:

Highway Safety Code

MO 2013-10 Use on public highways of flooded road vehicles — Order number 2013-10 of the Minister of Transport

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, September 25, 2013:

Securities Act

MO 2013-10 Regulation to amend Regulation 13-101 respecting System for Electronic Document Analysis and Retrieval (SEDAR);
Regulation to amend Regulation 31-102 respecting National Registration Database;
Regulation to amend National Instrument 55-102, System for Electronic Disclosure by Insiders (SEDI) — Order number V-1.1-2013-10 of the Minister of Finance and the Economy

Proclamations

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 18 septembre 2013 :

Loi sur la représentation des ressources de type familial et de certaines ressources intermédiaires et sur le régime de négociation d’une entente collective les concernant et modifiant diverses dispositions législatives,
SQ 2009, c 24

  • Article 119 en vigueur au 1er octobre 2013 (Décret 918-2013)

Proclamations

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, September 18, 2013:

An Act respecting the representation of family-type resources and certain intermediate resources and the negotiation process for their group agreements, and amending various legislative provisions, SQ 2009, c 24

  • Section 119 in force October 1, 2013 (OC 918-2013)

Sanctions Royales

10 septembre 2013

  • Loi nº 57, Loi faisant suite au sinistre ferroviaire du 6 juillet 2013 dans la Ville de Lac-Mégantic — Chapitre nº 21

Royal Assents

September 20, 2013

  • Bill 57, An Act in reponse to the 6 July 2013 railway disaster in ville de Lac-Mégantic — Chapter No. 21

Projets de Règlement

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 25 septembre 2013 :

Loi sur la sécurité des barrages

  • Règlement modifiant le Règlement sur la sécurité des barrages

Loi médicale

  • Règlement modifiant le Règlement sur les activités visées à l’article 31 de la Loi médicale qui peuvent être exercées par des classes de personnes autres que des médecins

Code des professions

  • Règlement modifiant le règlement sur les diplômes délivrés par les établissements d’enseignement désignés qui donnent droit aux permis et aux certifi cats de spécialistes des ordres professionnels

Loi sur les infirmières et les infirmiers
Code des professions

  • Règlement modifiant le Règlement sur les classes de spécialités de l’Ordre des infi rmières et infi rmiers du Québec pour l’exercice des activités visées à l’article 36.1 de la loi sur les infirmières et les infirmiers
  • Règlement sur la formation et l’expérience clinique requises des infirmières pour l’évaluation des troubles mentaux

Draft Regulations

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, September 25, 2013:

Dam Safety Act

  • Regulation to amend the Dam Safety Regulation

Medical Act

  • Regulation amending the Regulation respecting the activities contemplated in section 31 of the Medical Act which may be engaged in by classes of persons other than physicians

Professional Code

  • 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

Nurses Act
Professional Code

  • Regulation amending the Regulation respecting the classes of specialization of the Ordre des infirmières et infirmiers du Québec for the activities referred to in section 36.1 of the Nurses Act to be engaged in
  • Regulation respecting the training and clinical experience required of nurses to assess mental disorders
     

Saskatchewan

Regulations

Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, September 20, 2013:

The Environmental Management and Protection Act, 2002

Sask Reg 6/2013 The Used Petroleum and Antifreeze Products Collection Regulations

The Fire Prevention Act, 1992

Sask Reg 74/2013 The Saskatchewan Fire Code Amendment Regulations, 2013

Proclamations

Saskatchewan Gazette, Part I, September 13, 2013:

The Community Planning Profession Act, 2013, SS 2013, c-21.1

  • Act in force September 15, 2013

Saskatchewan Gazette, Part I, September 20, 2013:

The Education Amendment Act, 2013, SS 2013, c 9

  • Section 7 and clause 38(1)(a) in force September 16, 2013

Yukon

  • No entries for this issue

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