Legislative Update Report No. 2014-15 - Aug 2014

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Federal Government

Regulations

Canada Gazette, Part II, July 30, 2014:

Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

SOR/2014-177 Disposal at Sea Permit Application Regulations
SOR/2014-179 Order 2014-66-06-01 Amending the Domestic Substances List
SOR/2014-178 Order 2014-87-06-01 Amending the Domestic Substances List

Copyright Act

SOR/2014-181 Statement Limiting the Right to Equitable Remuneration of Certain Rome Convention or WPPT Countries

Releases, Speeches and Statements

Finance

August 1, 2014
Government launches public consultation on a taxpayer protection and bank recapitalization regime

Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission

July 31, 2014
CRTC continuing its efforts to promote fair and sustainable competition in wireless services for Canadians

Notices

Canada Gazette, Part I, July 26, 2014:

Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

  • Order 2014-66-07-02 Amending the Non-domestic Substances List
  • Order 2014-87-06-02 Amending the Non-domestic Substances List
  • Publication after screening assessment of 16 aromatic amines specified on the Domestic Substances List (paragraphs 68(b) and 68(c) or subsection 77(1) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999)
  • Publication after screening assessment of 33 azo basic dyes specified on the Domestic Substances List (paragraphs 68(b) and 68(c) or subsection 77(1) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999)

Canada Gazette, Part I, August 2, 2014:

Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

  • Waiver of information requirements for living organisms (subsection 106(9) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999)
  • Waiver of information requirements for substances (subsection 81(9) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999)

Hazardous Materials Information Review Act

  • Decisions, undertakings and orders on claims for exemption

Radiocommunication Act

  • Notice No. SLPB-004-14 — Consultation on the Technical, Policy and Licensing Framework for Advanced Wireless Services in the Bands 1755-1780 MHz and 2155-2180 MHz (AWS-3)
  • Notice No. SMSE-010-14 — Release of SRSP-517, Issue 1

Miscellaneous Notices

Canada Gazette, Part I, July 26, 2014:

  • SCOR UK Company Limited Application to establish a Canadian branch

Canada Gazette, Part I, August 2, 2014:

  • CT Financial Assurance Company and TD Life Insurance Company Letters patent of amalgamation

Commissions

Canada Gazette, Part I, July 26, 2014:

Canadian International Trade Tribunal

  • Inquiry — EDP hardware and software
  • Information processing and related telecommunications services

Canada Gazette, Part I, August 2, 2014:

Special Import Measures Act

  • Certain oil country tubular goods — Decisions

Canadian International Trade Tribunal

  • Commencement of preliminary injury inquiry Oil country tubular goods

National Energy Board

  • Application to export electricity to the United States Rainbow Energy Marketing Corporation

Supplements

Canada Gazette, Part I, July 26, 2014:

Copyright Board

  • Statement of Royalties to Be Collected by SOCAN for the Public Performance or the Communication to the Public by Telecommunication, in Canada, of Musical or Dramatico-Musical Works

Alberta

  • No entries for this issue

British Columbia

  • No entries for this issue

Manitoba

  • No entries for this issue

New Brunswick

Bills

  Referenced only on first reading
92 An Act to Amend the Pension Benefits Act
Hon. Lifford

Regulations

New Brunswick Royal Gazette, Part II, July 30, 2014:

Clean Water Act

NB Reg 2014-80 NB Reg 2000-47, amendment

Plumbing Installation and Inspection Act

NB Reg 2014-82 NB Reg 84-187, amendment

Motor Vehicle Act

NB Reg 2014-83 NB Reg 83-42, amendment
NB Reg 2014-84 NB Reg 83-185, amendment
NB Reg 2014-85 NB Reg 84-184, amendment

Electrical Installation and Inspection Act

NB Reg 2014-86 NB Reg 84-165, amendment

Public Health Act

NB Reg 2014-89 NB Reg 2009-138, amendment

 

Newfoundland and Labrador

  • No entries for this issue

Northwest Territories

Regulations

Northwest Territories Gazette, Part II, July 31, 2014:

Northwest Territories Lands Act

NWT Reg 084-2014 Form of Notification Regulations

Nova Scotia   

Regulations

Nova Scotia Royal Gazette, Part II, July 25, 2014:

Petroleum Products Pricing Act

NS Reg 104/2014 Prescribed Petroleum Products Prices
NS Reg 106/2014 Prescribed Petroleum Products Prices

Nunavut

  • No entries for this issue

Ontario

Bills

  Referenced only on first reading
24 An Act to amend the Highway Traffic Act and the Civil Remedies Act, 2001 to
promote public safety by prohibiting driving in a motor vehicle with an unlawfully
possessed handgun
Mr. Colle
25 An Act to amend the Auditor General Act
Mr. Miller
26 An Act to amend the Taxation Act, 2007
Hon. Sousa

Regulations

Ontario Gazette, July 26, 2014:

Dentistry Act, 1991

O Reg 140/14 General, amending O Reg 205/94

Ontario Gazette, August 2, 2014:

Courts of Justice Act

O Reg 142/14 Family Law Rules, amending O Reg 114/99
O Reg 144/14 Rules of the Small Claims Court, amending O Reg 258/98

Electricity Act, 1998

O Reg 143/14 Additional Objects of the OPA

Royal Assents

July 24, 2014

  • Bill 14, An Act to implement Budget measures and to enact and amend various Acts — Chapter No. 7
  • Bill 26, An Act to amend the Taxation Act, 2007 — Chapter No. 8

Proclamations

Ontario Gazette, August 2, 2014:

Local Food Act, 2013, SO 2013, c 7

  • Section 8, which amends the Taxation Act, 2007, in force August 15, 2014

Notices

Ontario Gazette, July 26, 2014:

Financial Services Commission of Ontario

  • Classes of Insurance and Definitions for Purposes of the Insurance Act, RSO 1990, c I.8
  • List of Insurers Licensed to Transact Business under the Insurance Act, RSO 1990, c I.8

Prince Edward Island

Notices

Prince Edward Island Royal Gazette, Part I, August 2, 2014:

Judicature Act

  • Rules of Court Eighteenth Series of Amendments to the 1996 Consolidation and Publication Manner Determined

Quebec

Réglements

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 30 juillet 2014 :

Loi sur la qualité de l’environnement

Décret 696-2014 Règlement sur le prélèvement des eaux et leur protection
Décret 697-2014 Règlement modifiant le Règlement relatif à l’application de la Loi sur la qualité de l’environnement
Décret 698-2014 Règlement modifiant le Règlement sur l’évacuation et le traitement des eaux usées des résidences isolées
Décret 699-2014 Règlement modifiant le Règlement sur la qualité de l’eau potable
Décret 701-2014 Règlement modifiant le Règlement sur le stockage et les centres de transfert de sols contaminés

Loi sur les mines

Décret 700-2014 Règlement modifiant le Règlement sur le pétrole, le gaz naturel et les réservoirs souterrains

Loi sur les pesticides

Décret 703-2014 Règlement modifiant le Code de gestion des pesticides

Regulations

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, July 30, 2014:

Environment Quality Act

OC 696-2014 Water Withdrawal and Protection Regulation
OC 697-2014 Regulation to amend the Regulation respecting the application of the Environment Quality Act
OC 698-2014 Regulation to amend the Regulation respecting waste water disposal systems for isolated dwellings
OC 699-2014 Regulation to amend the Regulation respecting the quality of drinking water
OC 701-2014 Regulation to amend the Regulation respecting contaminated soil storage and contaminated soil transfer stations

Mining Act

OC 700-2014 Regulation to amend the Regulation respecting petroleum, natural gas and underground reservoirs

Pesticides Act

OC 703-2014 Regulation to amend the Pesticides Management Code

Ordres Ministériels

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 6 août 2014 :

Code de la sécurité routière

AM 2014-09 Concernant l’approbation des sonomètres et autres instruments utilisés dans le cadre du Projet-pilote relatif au contrôle du niveau sonore du système d’échappement d’une motocyclette et d’un cyclomoteur — Arrêté numéro 2014-09 du ministre des Transports

Ministerial Orders

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, August 6, 2014:

Highway Safety Code

MO 2014-09 Approval of sound level meters and other instruments used as part of the Pilot project concerning the sound level control of the exhaust system of a motorcycle and moped — Order number 2014-09 of the Minister of Transport

Proclamations

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 30 juillet 2014 :

Loi affirmant le caractère collectif des ressources en eau et visant à renforcer leur protection,
SQ 2009, c 21

  • L’article 20, du paragraphe 3 de l’article 22 et des articles 23 à 25, 28, 29 et 33 à 38; articles 31.75 à 31.87, 31.95 et 31.97 de la Loi sur la qualité de l’environnement (chapitre Q-2) édictés par l’article 19, et les sous-paragraphes 1 à 2.2 et 2.7 du paragraphes de l’article 46 de la Loi sur la qualité de l’environnement édictés par le paragraphe 2 de l’article 22 en vigueur au 14 août 2014 (Décret 695-2014)

Proclamations

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, July 30, 2014:

An Act to affirm the collective nature of water resources and provide for increased water resource protection, SQ 2009, c 21

  • Section 20, paragraph 3 of section 22 and sections 23 to 25, 28, 29, and 33 to 38; sections 31.75 to 31.87, 31.95 and 31.97 of the Environment Quality Act (chapter Q-2), enacted by section 19, and subparagraphs 1 to 2.2 and 2.7 of paragraph s of section 46 of the Environment Quality Act, enacted by paragraph 2 of section 22 in force August 14, 2014 (OC 695-2014)

Saskatchewan

Notices

Saskatchewan Gazette, Part I, July 25, 2014:

Court of Queen's Bench for Saskatchewan

  • Rules of Court — General Application Practice Directive No. 3, Discretionary Orders Restricting Media Reporting or Public Access

Yukon

  • No entries for this issue

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