Legislative Update Report No. 2013-20 -- Oct 28, 2013

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Federal Government

Bills

  Referenced only on first reading
C-1 An Act respecting the Administration of Oaths of Office
Hon. Harper
C-2 An Act to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act
Hon. Ambrose
C-3 An Act to enact the Aviation Industry Indemnity Act, to amend the Aeronautics Act,
the Canada Marine Act, the Marine Liability Act and the Canada Shipping Act, 2001
and to make consequential amendments to other Acts
Hon. Riatt
C-4 A second act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on
March 21, 2013 and other measures
Hon. Flaherty

Senate

  Referenced only on first reading
S-2 An Act to amend the Statutory Instruments Act and to make consequential amendments
to the Statutory Instruments Regulations
Hon. Carignan
S-201 An Act to prohibit and prevent genetic discrimination
Hon. Cowan
S-202 An Act to amend the Payment Card Networks Act (credit card acceptance fees)
Hon. Ringuette
S-203 An Act to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and the Criminal Code
(mental health treatment)
Hon. Jaffer

Regulations

Canada Gazette, Part II, October 23, 2013:

Food and Drugs Act

SOR/2013-172 Regulations Amending Certain Regulations Relating to Access to Restricted Drugs
SOR/2013-178 Blood Regulations
SOR/2013-179 Regulations Amending the Food and Drug Regulations (Blood)
SOR/2013-180 Regulations Amending the Schedule D to the Food and Drugs Act (Blood)

Farm Products Agencies Act

SOR/2013-174 Regulations Amending the Canadian Turkey Marketing Quota Regulations, 1990

Controlled Drugs and Substances Act

SOR/2013-172 Regulations Amending Certain Regulations Relating to Access to Restricted Drugs

Customs Act

SOR/2013-182 Regulations Amending the Passenger Information (Customs) Regulations (Miscellaneous Program)

Supreme Court Act

SOR/2013-175 Rules Amending the Rules of the Supreme Court of Canada

Aeronautics Act

SOR/2013-183 Regulations Amending the Traffic on the Land Side of Airports Regulations

Proposed Regulations

Canada Gazette, Part I, October 19, 2013:

Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation Act

  • By-law Amending the Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation Differential Premiums By-law

Proclamations

Canada Gazette, Part II, October 23, 2013:

Increasing Offenders’ Accountability for Victims Act, SC 2013, c 11

  • Increasing Offenders’ Accountability for Victims Act, which amends the Criminal Code, in force October 24, 2013 (SI/2013-112)

Strengthening Military Justice in the Defence of Canada Act, SC 2013, c 24

  • Sections 17, 97 and 104 of the Strengthening Military Justice in the Defence of Canada Act, which amends the National Defence Act, in force October 18, 2013 (SI/2013-113)

Safe Drinking Water for First Nations Act, SC 2013, c 21

  • Act in force November 1, 2013 (SI/2013-111)

Notices

Canada Gazette, Part I, October 12, 2013:

Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

  • Publication of results of investigations and recommendations for a substance — Hexanedioic acid, bis(2-ethylhexyl) ester, CAS No. 103-23-1 — specified on the Domestic Substances List (paragraphs 68(b) and (c) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999)

Radiocommunication Act

  • SMSE-010-13 — New issue of SRSP-302.0

Bank Act

  • Equitable Bank — Letters patent of continuance
  • Wintrust Financial Corporation — Approval to have a financial establishment in Canada

Canada Gazette, Part I, October 19, 2013:

Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

  • Order 2013-87-08-02 Amending the Non-domestic Substances List

Canada Petroleum Resources Act, 2013-2014

  • Call for Bids for Exploration Licences: Beaufort Sea and Mackenzie Delta

Bank Act

  • Royal Bank of Scotland plc (The) — Order permitting a foreign bank to establish a branch in Canada

Miscellaneous Notices

Canada Gazette, Part I, October 12, 2013:

  • Intact Insurance Company, AXA Insurance (Canada) and AXA Pacific Insurance Company, letters patent of amalgamation

Commissions

Canada Gazette, Part I, October 19, 2013:

National Energy Board

  • BP Energy Company — Application to export electricity to the United States

Alberta

Regulations

Alberta Gazette, Part II, October 15, 2013:

Fair Trading Act

Alta Reg 173/2013 Gift Card Amendment Regulation

Safety Codes Act

Alta Reg 176/2013 Electrical Code Amendment Regulation

Health Care Protection Act

Alta Reg 177/2013 Health Care Protection Amendment Regulation

Regional Health Authorities Act

Alta Reg 178/2013 Community Health Councils Amendment Regulation

Occupational Health and Safety Act

Alta Reg 182/2013 Occupational Health and Safety Amendment Regulation, 2013

British Columbia

Regulations

British Columbia Gazette, Part II, September 10, 2013:

Securities Act

BC Reg 201/2013 Amending BC Reg 1/2000 — National Instrument 81-101 Mutual Fund Prospectus Disclosure
Amending BC Reg 2/2000 — National Instrument 81-102 Mutual Funds

Notices

British Columbia Gazette, Part I, October 17, 2013:

Ministry of Natural Gas Development

  • Calling for tenders: Competition for the right to explore and develop Crown petroleum and natural gas resources, closes November 13, 2013

Manitoba

  • No entries for this issue

New Brunswick

  • No entries for this issue

Newfoundland

  • No entries for this issue

Northwest Territories

  • No entrie for this issue

Nova Scotia   

Regulations

Nova Scotia Royal Gazette, Part II, October 18, 2013:

Petroleum Products Pricing Act

NS Reg 315/2013 Prescribed Petroleum Products Prices
NS Reg 316/2013 Prescribed Petroleum Products Prices

Nunavut

  • No entries for this issue

Ontario

Bills

  Referenced only on first reading
115 An Act to amend the Lobbyists Registration Act, 1998
Ms Forster
116 An Act to amend the Highway Traffic Act to increase the penalty for the use of hand-held devices while driving
Mr. Balkissoon
117 An Act to amend certain statutes with respect to the regulation of pharmacies and other matters concerning regulated health professions
Hon. Matthews
118 An Act to amend the Ontario College of Trades and Apprenticeship Act, 2009
Mr. Dunlop
119 An Act to amend the Financial Administration Act with respect to special warrants
Mr. Hillier
120 An Act to provide for grand juries in Ontario
Mr. Hillier
121 An Act respecting jury trials for provincial offences
Mr. Hillier
122 An Act respecting collective bargaining in Ontario's school system
Hon. Sandals

Regulations

Ontario Gazette, October 12, 2013:

Health Insurance Act

O Reg 262/13 General, amending Reg. 552 of RRO 1990
O Reg 267/13 General, amending Reg. 552 of RRO 1990

Long-Term Care Homes Act, 2007

O Reg 263/13 General, amending O Reg 79/10

Nursing Act, 1991

O Reg 268/13 General, amending O Reg 275/94

Ontario Gazette, October 19, 2013:

Health Insurance Act

O Reg 269/13 General, amending Reg 552 of RRO 1990

Public Sector Salary Disclosure Act, 1996

O Reg 271/13 General, amending O Reg 85/96
O Reg 270/13 Definition of "Funding", revoking O Reg 252/06
O Reg 272/13 Law Enforcement Exemption, amending O Reg 106/97

Assessment Act

O Reg 273/13 General, amending O Reg 282/98

Royal Assents

October 10, 2013

  • Bill 30, Skin Cancer Prevention Act (Tanning Beds), 2013 — Chapter No. 5

Prince Edward Island

Notices

Prince Edward Island Royal Gazette, Part I, October 12, 2013:

Eggs Producers of Prince Edward Island

  • Price Determination Order — Amendment (EPPEI 13-07)

Prince Edward Island Royal Gazette, Part I, October 19, 2013:

Securities Act

  • Prince Edward Island Rule 13-802 Implementing Multilateral Instrument 13-102 — System Fees for SEDAR and NRD
  • Prince Edward Island Rule 13-801 Amending National Instrument 13-101 — System for Electronic Document Analysis and Retrieval (SEDAR)
  • Prince Edward Island Rule 31-802 Amending National Instrument 31-102 — National Registration Database
  • Prince Edward Island Rule 55-802 Amending National Instrument 55-102 — System for Electronic Disclosure by Insiders (SEDI)

Quebec

Projets de loi

  Référencés à la première lecture seulement
398 Charte de la laïcité de l’État québécois
Mme David
399 Loi visant à enrayer la maltraitance des personnes vulnérables hébergées dans le réseau de la santé et des services sociaux
Mme Blais

Bills

  Referenced only on first reading
398 Chapter of Québec State Secularism
Mrs. David
399 An Act to eliminate maltreatment of vulnerable persons lodged in the health and social services network
Mrs. Blais

Réglements

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

Loi sur les régimes complémentaires de retraite

Décret 1025-2013 Règlement concernant certains régimes de retraite de Papiers White Birch

Regulations

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

Supplemental Pension Plans Act

OC 1025-2013 Regulation concerning certain Papiers White Birch pension plans

Ordres Ministériels

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 12 octobre 2013 :

Code de la sécurité routière

AM 2013-13 Projet-pilote relatif au recyclage des modules de sacs gonflables frontaux non déployés — Arrêté numéro 2013-13 du ministre des Transports

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

Code de la sécurité routière

AM 2013-14 Concernant l’approbation des appareils utilisés pour déterminer la charge par essieu et la masse totale en charge d’un véhicule routier ou d’un ensemble de véhicules routiers — Arrêté numéro 2013-14 du ministre des Transports

Ministerial Orders

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, October 12, 2013:

Highway Safety Code

MO 2013-13 Pilot project on recycling undeployed frontal air bag modules — Order number 2013-13 of the Minister of Transport

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

Highway Safety Code

MO 2014-14 Approval of devices used to determine the axle load and the total loaded mass of a road vehicle or combination of road vehicles — Order number 2013-14 of the Minister of Transport

Sanctions Royales

10 octobre 2013

  • Loi nº 27, Loi sur l’économie sociale — Chapitre nº 22

Royal Assents

October 10, 2013

  • Bill 27, Social Economy Act — Chapter No. 22

Saskatchewan

Regulations

Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, October 11, 2013:

The Securities Act, 1988

Sask Reg 79/2013 The Securities Commission (Adoption of National Instruments) Amendment Regulations, 2013 (No. 8)

Proclamations

Saskatchewan Gazette, Part I, October 11, 2013:

The Foreign Worker Recruitment and Immigration Services Act, SS 2013, c F-18.1

  • Act in force October 11, 2013

Saskatchewan Gazette, Part I, October 18, 2013:

The Common Business Identifiers Act, SS 2013, c C-16.002

  • Act in force October 18, 2013

The Regulatory Modernization and Accountability Act, SS 2013, c R-16.3

  • Act in force October 21, 2013

Yukon

Notices

Yukon Gazette, Part I, October 15, 2013:

Securities Act

  • Rule to Make Amendment No. 7 to the Rule Respecting the Implementation of CSA Instruments and Policies (Local Rule 11-802) — (MO 2009/07)

Topics:  Canada, Legislative Agendas

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