Legislative Update Report - Aug 22, 2014

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Federal Government

Regulations

Canada Gazette, Part II, August 13, 2014:

Canada Transportation Act

SOR/2014-189 Order Specifying the Minimum Amount of Grain to Be Moved
SOR/2014-192 Regulations on Operational Terms for Rail Level of Services Arbitration
SOR/2014-190 Regulations Amending the Transportation Information Regulations
SOR/2014-193 Regulations Amending the Railway Interswitching Regulations

Proposed Regulations

Canada Gazette, Part I, August 9, 2014:

Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

  • Regulations Amending the New Substances Notification Regulations (Chemicals and Polymers) and the Export of Substances on the Export Control List Regulations

Hazardous Materials Information Review Act

  • Regulations Amending the Hazardous Materials Information Review Regulations and the Hazardous Materials Information Review Act Appeal Board Procedures Regulations

Hazardous Products Act

  • Hazardous Products Regulations

Proclamations

Canada Gazette, Part II, August 13, 2014:

Strengthening Canadian Citizenship Act, SC 2014, c 22

  • Subsection 7(3), section 11, subsections 12(1) and (3), section 13, subsection 16(2) and sections 20, 22, 27 and 41, which amend the Citizenship Act and the Federal Courts Act, in force August 1, 2014 (SI/2014-71)

Releases, Speeches and Statements

Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada

August 13, 2014
Canada completes ratification of international treaties on Copyright

Notices

Canada Gazette, Part I, August 9, 2014:

Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

  • Significant New Activity Notice No. 17639

Telecommunications Act

  • Notice No. DGTP-001-2014 — Petition to the Governor in Council concerning Telecom Decision CRTC 2014-101

Canada Gazette, Part I, August 16, 2014:

Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

  • Publication after screening assessment of five methylenediphenyl diisocyanate and two methylenediphenyl diamine substances specified on the Domestic Substances List (paragraphs 68(b) and 68(c) or subsection 77(1) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999)

Radiocommunication Act

  • Notice No. SMSE-012-14 — Publication of DC-01(E), Issue 5

Miscellaneous Notices

Canada Gazette, Part I, August 9, 2014:

  • Intact Insurance Company — Assumption Reinsurance Agreement
  • Natixis — Application to establish a foreign bank branch
  • State Farm Fire and Casualty Company and Certas Home and Auto Insurance Company — Assumption reinsurance agreement
  • State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company, Certas Homes and Auto Insurance Company and Desjardins Financial Security Life Assurance Company — Assumption reinsurance agreement

Canada Gazette, Part I, August 16, 2014:

  • Hannover Re (Ireland) Limited — Application to establish a Canadian branch

Commissions

Canada Gazette, Part I, August 9, 2014:

Canadian International Trade Tribunal

  • Determination — Professional, administrative and management support services

Canada Gazette, Part I, August 16, 2014:

Canada-Newfoundland Atlantic Accord Implementation Act

  • Call for Bids No. NL13-01 (Area “C” — Flemish Pass)
  • Call for Bids No. NL13-02 (Area “C” — Carson Basin)
  • Call for Bids No. NL14-01 (Jeanne d’Arc Region)

Supplements

Canada Gazette, Part I, August 9, 2014:

Copyright Board

  • Statement of Royalties to Be Collected by CBRA for the Fixation and Reproduction of Works and Communication Signals, in Canada, by Commercial and Non-Commercial Media Monitors for the Years 2011 to 2016

Alberta

Regulations

Alberta Gazette, Part II, August 15, 2014:

Employment Pension Plans Act

Alta Reg 154/2014 Employment Pension Plans Regulation

Mines and Minerals Act

Alta Reg156/2014 Enhanced Oil Recovery Royalty Regulation

Public Health Act

Alta Reg 162/2014 Nuisance and General Sanitation (2014) Amendment Regulation

Safety Codes Act

Alta Reg 158/2014 Pressure Equipment Exemption Order Amendment Regulation

Traffic Safety Act

Alta Reg160/2014 Operator Licensing and Vehicle Control (2014) Amendment Regulation

Proclamations

Alberta Gazette, Part I, August 15, 2014:

Child, Youth and Family Enhancement Amendment Act, 2014, SA 2014, c 7

  • Sections 14 to 17 and 20(b) in force July 23, 2014

Employment Pension Plans Act, SA 2012, c E-8.1

  • Act in force September 1, 2014

New Home Buyer Protection Amendment Act, 2014, SA 2014, c 5

  • Act in force August 1, 2014

British Columbia

Regulations

British Columbia Gazette, Part II, July 1, 2014:

Clean Energy Act

BC Reg 119/2014 Amending BC Reg 320/2010 — Standing Offer Program Regulation

Coal Act

BC Reg 113/2014 Amending BC Reg 395/2012 — Coal Land Reserve Regulation

Court Rules Act

BC Reg 120/2014 Amending BC Reg 168/2009 — Supreme Court Civil Rules
BC Reg 121/2014 Amending BC Reg 169/2009 — Supreme Court Family Rules
BC Reg 122/2014 Amending BC Reg 417/98 — Provincial Court (Family) Rules

Environmental Management Act

BC Reg 133/2014 Enacting Administrative Penalties (Environmental Management Act) Regulation

Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act

BC Reg 123/2014 Amending BC Reg 155/2012 — Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Regulation

Greenhouse Gas Reduction Targets Act

BC Reg 124/2014 Amending BC Reg 392/2008 — Carbon Neutral Government Regulation
Amending BC Reg 393/2008 — Emission Offsets Regulation

Insurance (Vehicle) Act

BC Reg 126/2014 Amending BC Reg 447/83 — Insurance (Vehicle) Regulation

Motor Vehicle Act

BC Reg 128/2014 Amending BC Reg 334/91 — Motor Vehicle Fees Regulation

Proclamations

British Columbia Gazette, Part II, July 1, 2014:

Budget Measures Implementation Act, 2014, SBC 2014, c 4

  • Sections 12 to 14, 29 and 36 to 38 in force June 23, 2014 (BC Reg 116/2014))
  • Sections 44, 55, 90, 91, 95 and 98 in force June 23, 2014 (BC Reg 117/2014)

Civil Resolution Tribunal Act, SBC 2012, c 25

  • Sections 67 to 70 and 72 to 77 in force June 23, 2014 (BC Reg 118/2014)

Justice Statutes Amendment Act, 2014, SBC 2014, c 9

  • Sections 1, 3 to 5, 7, 9, 29 and 49 in force June 23, 2014 (BC Reg 115/2014)
  • Sections 30 to 36 and 43 in force December 1, 2014 (BC Reg 115/2014)

Liquor Control and Licensing Amendment Act, 2014, SBC 2014, c 13

  • Sections 1(b), (d) and (j), as it repeals the definition of “site”, 11, 13, 17(a), 18, 19(b) and (c), 22, 29, 31(a), (c), (m) and (n) and 33 to 35 in force June 20, 2014 (BC Reg 114/2014)

Miscellaneous Statutes Amendment Act, 2014, SBC 2014, c 14

  • Sections 50 and 51 in force June 23, 2014 (BC Reg 127/2014)

South Coast British Columbia Transportation Authority Amendment Act, 2014, SBC 2014, c 21

  • Sections 1 to 11 and 13 to 48 in force June 25, 2014 (BC Reg 131/2014)
  • Section 12 in force January 1, 2015 (BC Reg 131/2014)

Notices

British Columbia Gazette, Part I, August 14, 2014:

Minister of Natural Gas Development

  • Calling for tenders: Competition for the right to explore and develop Crown petroleum and natural gas resources, closes September 10, 2014

Manitoba

Regulations

Manitoba Laws - Unconsolidated Regulations:

The Health Services Insurance Act

Man Reg 198/2014 The Personal Care Homes Designation Regulation, amendment

The Highway Traffic Act

Man Reg 200/2014 Reduced-Speed School Zones Regulation, amendment

The Waste Reduction and Prevention Act

Man Reg 201/2014 Electrical and Electronic Equipment Stewardship Regulation, amendment
Man Reg 202/2014 Household Hazardous Material and Prescribed Material Stewardship Regulation, amendment
Man Reg 203/2014 Packaging and Printed Paper Stewarship Regulation, amendment
Man Reg 204/2014 Tire Stewardship Regulation, 2006, amendment
Man Reg 205/2014 Used Oil, Oil Filters and Containers Stewardship Regulation, amendment

New Brunswick

Regulations

New Brunswick Royal Gazette, Part II, August 13, 2014:

Motor Vehicle Act

NB Reg 2014-91 NB Reg 83-42, amendment
NB Reg 2014-92 NB Reg 95-164, amendment

Procurement Act

NB Reg 2014-93 General Regulation

New Brunswick Royal Gazette, Part II, August 20, 2014:

Clean Environment Act

NB Reg 2014-104 NB Reg 2002-19, amendment

Probate Court Act

NB Reg 2014-110 NB Reg 84-74, amendment

Provincial Court Act

NB Reg 2014-111 NB Reg 84-104, amendment

Pension Benefits Act

NB Reg 2014-112 Fraser Papers' Shared Risk Plans Regulation

Proclamations

New Brunswick Royal Gazette, Part I, August 13, 2014:

An Act to Repeal the Quieting of Titles Act, SNB 2007, c 52

  • Act in force November 1, 2014

Prescription Monitoring Act, SNB 2009, c P-15.05

  • With the exception of subsection 10(2), Act in force August 1, 2014

An Act to Amend the Mental Health Act, SNB 2014, c 19

  • Act in force August 1, 2014

An Act to Amend the Medical Services Payment Act, SNB 2014, c 18

  • Act in force August 1, 2014

An Act to Amend the Motor Vehicle Act, SNB 2014, c 44

  • Sections 8 and 10 and paragraph 14(b) in force August 1, 2014
  • Sections 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 11, 12 and 13 and paragraphs 14(a) and 14(c) in force April 1, 2015

Procurement Act, SNB 2012, c 20

  • Act in force October 15, 2014
     

Newfoundland and Labrador

Notices

Newfoundland and Labrador Gazette, Part I, August 15, 2014:

Canada-Newfoundland Atlantic Accord Implementation Act and Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Atlantic Accord Implementation Newfoundland and Labrador Act

  • Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board — Call for Bids No. NL 13-01 (Area "C" – Flemish Pass)
  • Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board — Call for Bids No. NL 13-02 (Area "C" – Carson Basin)
  • Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board — Call for Bids No. NL 14-01 (Jeanne d'Arc Region)

Northwest Territories

  • No entries for this issue

Nova Scotia   

Regulations

Nova Scotia Royal Gazette, Part II, August 8, 2014:

Petroleum Products Pricing Act

NS Reg 111/2014 Prescribed Petroleum Products Prices
NS Reg 114/2014 Prescribed Petroleum Products Prices

Nunavut

  • No entries for this issue

Ontario

Regulations

Ontario Gazette, August 16, 2014:

Health Insurance Act

O Reg 146/14 General, amending Reg 552 of RRO 1990

Highway Traffic Act

O Reg 149/14 Designation of Bus By-Pass Shoulders on King's Highway, amending O Reg 618/05
O Reg 150/14 Speed Limits, amending Reg 619 of RRO 1990
O Reg 151/14 Speed Limits, amending Reg 619 of RRO 1990
O Reg 152/14 Speed Limits, amending Reg 619 of RRO 1990
O Reg 157/14 Stop Signs at Intersections, amending Reg 623 of RRO 1990

Long-Term Care Homes Act, 2007

O Reg 147/14 General, amending O Reg 79/10

Prince Edward Island

  • No entries for this issue

Quebec

Ordres Ministériels

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 13 août 2014 :

Code de la sécurité routière
Loi sur les transport

AM 2014-10 Règlement sur l’ajout et l’utilisation de lampes stroboscopiques sur les véhicules routiers affectés au transport des écoliers — Arrêté numéro 2014-10 du ministre des Transports

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 20 août 2014 :

Code de la sécurité routière

AM 2014-11 Concernant les chemins publics où peuvent être utilisés les cinémomètres photographiques mobiles — Arrêté numéro 2014-11 du ministre des Transports

Ministerial Orders

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, August 13, 2014:

Highway Safety Code
Transport Act

 

MO 2014-10 Regulation respecting the addition and use of strobe lights on road vehicles used for the transportation of school children — Order 2014-10 of the Minister of Transport

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, August 20, 2014:

Highway Safety Code

MO 2014-11 Public highways where mobile photo radar devices may be used — Order 2014-11 of the Minister of Transport

Saskatchewan

Regulations

Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, August 8, 2014:

The Public Health Act, 1994

Chap P-37.1 Reg 15 The Newborn Screening Regulations
Sask Reg 69/2014 The Disease Control Amendment Regulations, 2014

The Pharmacy Act, 1996

Sask Reg 68/2014 The Drug Schedules Amendment Regulations, 2014

Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, August 15, 2014:

The Securities Act, 1988

Sask Reg 71/2014 The Securities Commission (Adoption of National Instruments) Amendment Regulations, 2014 (No. 2)

Proclamations

Saskatchewan Gazette, Part I, August 15, 2014:

The Executive Government Administration Act, SS 2014, c E-13.1

  • Act in force August 15, 2014
     

Yukon

Regulations

Yukon Gazette, Part II, August 15, 2014:

Judicature Act

Yukon OIC 2014/143 Regulation to Amend the Rules of Court (OIC 2009/65)

 

 

Topics:  Canada, New Legislation, Proposed Legislation

Published In: Communications & Media Updates, Environmental Updates, Intellectual Property Updates, International Trade Updates, Transportation Updates

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