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Legislative Update Report No. 2018-10

Legislation Current To: May 23, 2018

In This Issue

Federal Government Nova Scotia
Alberta Nunavut
British Columbia Ontario
Manitoba Prince Edward Island
New Brunswick Québec/Quebec
Newfoundland Saskatchewan
Northwest Territories Yukon

Federal Government

Bills

House of Commons

  Referenced on first reading only
C-77 An Act to amend the National Defence Act and to make related and consequential amendments to other Acts
C-78 An Act to amend the Divorce Act, the Family Orders and Agreements Enforcement Assistance Act and the Garnishment, Attachment and Pension Diversion Act and to make consequential amendments to another Act

Regulations

Canadian International Trade Tribunal Act

SOR/2018-87 Rules Amending the Canadian International Trade Tribunal Rules

Special Import Measures Act
Canadian International Trade Tribunal Act

SOR/2018-88 Regulations Amending the Special Import Measures Regulations and the Canadian International Trade Tribunal Regulations

Financial Administration Act

SOR/2018-89 Regulations Amending the Interest and Administrative Charges Regulations (Miscellaneous Program)

Proposed Regulations

Canada Gazette, Part I, May 19, 2018:

Fisheries Act

  • Regulations Amending the Metal Mining Effluent Regulations

Indian Oil and Gas Act

  • Indian Oil and Gas Regulations

Qalipu Mi’kmaq First Nation Act

  • Order Amending the Qalipu Mi’kmaq First Nation Band Order

Motor Vehicle Safety Act

  • Regulations Amending Certain Regulations Made under the Motor Vehicle Safety Act (National Safety Marks and Importation)

Proclamations

Canada Gazette, Part II, May 16, 2018:

Budget Implementation Act, 2017, No. 1, SC 2017, c 20

  • Sections 68, 69, 74, 75 and 84 to 91, subsection 97(2) and sections 98 to 101 in force April 26, 2018 (SI/2018-38)

Notices

Canada Gazette, Part I, May 12, 2018:

Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

  • Publication of results of investigations for 80 substances specified on the Domestic Substances List (paragraph 68(b) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999)

Canada Gazette, Part I, May 19, 2018:

Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

  • Publication after screening assessment of 11 substances in the Macrocyclic Lactones and Ketones, Ionones and Cyclohexanone Group specified on the Domestic Substances List (subsection 77(1) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999)
  • Proposed guideline for Canadian drinking water quality for strontium

Telecommunications Act

  • Notice No. SMSE-008-18 — Release of amendments to CB-02 and REC-LAB

Miscellaneous Notices

Canada Gazette, Part I, May 12, 2018:

  • Innovation Credit Union Letters patent of continuance

Canada Gazette, Part I, May 19, 2018:

  • Certas Home and Auto Insurance Company Reduction of stated capital

Commissions

Canada Gazette, Part I, May 12, 2018:

Canadian International Trade Tribunal

  • Determination — Winches, hoists, cranes and derricks

National Energy Board

  • Application to export electricity on an emergency basis to the United States New Brunswick Power Corporation

Canada Gazette, Part I, May 19, 2018:

Canadian International Trade Tribunal

  • Expiry of finding Unitized wall modules

Supplements

Canada Gazette, Part I, May 12, 2018:

Copyright Board

  • Proposed Statement of Royalties to Be Collected by CMRRA/SODRAC for the Reproduction, in Canada, of Musical Works, by Connect/SOPROQ for the Reproduction, in Canada, of Sound Recordings, and by Artisti for the Reproduction, in Canada, of Performers’ Performances

Canada Gazette, Part I, May 19, 2018:

Copyright Board

  • Proposed Statement of Royalties to Be Collected by ARTISTI for the Making Available to the Public, the Communication to the Public by Telecommunication and the Reproduction, in Canada, of Performances Fixed in a Sound Recording
  • Proposed Statements of Royalties to Be Collected by CMRRA for the Reproduction of Musical Works, in Canada, for the Year 2019
  • Proposed Statements of Royalties to Be Collected by SODRAC for the Reproduction, in Canada, of Musical Works for the Year 2019

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Alberta

Bills

  Referenced on first reading only
18 Statutes Amendment Act, 2018
205 Supporting Accessible Mental Health Services Act
206 Societies (Preventing the Promotion of Hate) Amendment Act, 2018

Regulations

Alberta Gazette, Part II, May 15, 2018:

Occupational Health and Safety Act

Alta Reg 51/2018 Occupational Health and Safety Amendment Regulation

Proclamations

Alberta Gazette, Part I, May 15, 2018:

An Act to Protect the Health and Well-being of Working Albertans Act, SA 2017, c 25

  • Sections 19 and 21 of Schedule 2 in force on June 1, 2018

Royal Assents

May 14, 2018

  • Bill 15, Appropriation Act, 2018 — Chapter No. 3

May 18, 2018

  • Bill 12, Preserving Canada's Economic Prosperity Act — Chapter No. P-21.5

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British Columbia

Bills

  Referenced on first reading only
214 Election Amendment Act (No. 2), 2018
215 Legislative Assembly Management Committee Amendment Act, 2018
216 Business Corporations Amendment Act, 2018
217 Strata Pre-Sale Contract Flipping Tax Act, 2018

Regulations

British Columbia Regulations Bulletin, May 15, 2018:

Pharmaceutical Services Act

BC Reg 97/2018 Amends BC Reg 74/2015 — Information Management Regulation
Amends Order in Council 232/2015

British Columbia Regulations Bulletin, May 22, 2018:

Interpretation Act

BC Reg 99/2018

Amends
Attorney General Act
Crown Counsel Act
Crown Proceeding Act
Election Act
Health Care Costs Recovery Act
Local Elections Campaign Financing Act
Police Act
Public Service Labour Relations Act
Victims of Crime Act

Amends BC Regs
142/2015 — Commissioners for Taking Affidavits for British Columbia Regulation
297/2001 — Court of Appeal Rules
275/2012 — Criminal Asset Management Regulation
133/98 — Emergency Vehicle Driving Regulation
62/2012 — Excluded Employees (Legal Proceedings) Indemnity Regulation
347/2012 — Family Law Act Regulation
221/95 — Local Government Grants Regulations
417/98 — Provincial Court (Family) Rules
188/98 — Provincial Court Practice Directions Regulation
261/93 — Small Claims Rules
168/2009 — Supreme Court Civil Rules
169/2009 — Supreme Court Family Rules

Jury Act

BC Reg 100/2018 Amends BC Reg 282/95 — Jury Regulation

Proclamations

British Columbia Regulations Bulletin, May 15, 2018:

Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations Statutes Amendment Act, 2016, SBC 2016, c 11

  • Sections 19 and 20, and section 24 as it enacts section 151(2)(m.5) and (m.6) of the Forest Act in force May 15, 2018 (BC Reg 95/2018)

Royal Assents

May 17, 2018

  • Bill 5, Community Care and Assisted Living Amendment Act, 2018 — Chapter No. 6
  • Bill 6, Employment Standards Amendment Act, 2018 — Chapter No. 7
  • Bill 7, Miscellaneous Statutes Amendment Act, 2018 — Chapter No. 5
  • Bill 9, Workers Compensation Amendment Act, 2018 — Chapter No. 10
  • Bill 10, Family Maintenance Enforcement Amendment Act, 2018 — Chapter No. 14
  • Bill 11, International Commercial Arbitration Amendment Act, 2018 — Chapter No. 8
  • Bill 12, Tenancy Statutes Amendment Act, 2018 — Chapter No. 11
  • Bill 13, Public Service Amendment Act, 2018 — Chapter No. 9
  • Bill 14, Taxation Statutes Amendment Act, 2018 — Chapter No. 12
  • Bill 15, Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources Statutes Amendment Act, 2018 — Chapter No. 15
  • Bill 16, Securities Amendment Act, 2018 — Chapter No. 13
  • Bill 17, Motor Vehicle Amendment Act, 2018 — Chapter No. 18
  • Bill 18, Local Government Statutes (Housing Needs Reports) Amendment Act, 2018 — Chapter No. 20
  • Bill 19, Protected Areas of British Columbia Amendment Act, 2018 — Chapter No. 21
  • Bill 20, Insurance (Vehicle) Amendment Act, 2018 — Chapter No. 19
  • Bill 21, Class Proceedings Amendment Act, 2018 — Chapter No. 16
  • Bill 22, Civil Resolution Tribunal Amendment Act, 2018 — Chapter No. 17
  • Bill 28, Public Interest Disclosure Act — Chapter No. 22

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Manitoba

Bills

  Referenced on first reading only
28 The Public Sector Construction Projects (Tendering) Act
29 The Wildlife Amendment Act (Safe Hunting and Shared Management)
30 The Statutes Correction and Minor Amendments Act, 2018

Regulations

Manitoba Laws - Unconsolidated Regulations

The Builders' Liens Act

Man Reg 60/2018 Builders' Liens Regulation, amendment

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New Brunswick

Regulations

New Brunswick Royal Gazette, Part II, May 16, 2018:

Regional Health Authorities Act

NB Reg 2018-29 NB Reg 2012-7 (Board Regulation), amendment

Motor Vehicle Act

NB Reg 2018-31 NB Reg 2001-67 (Vehicle Dimensions and Mass Regulation), amendment

Clean Water Act

NB Reg 2018-32 NB Reg 2000-47 (Wellfield Protected Area Designation Order), amendment
NB Reg 2018-33 NB Reg 2001-83 (Watershed Protected Area Designation Order), amendment

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Newfoundland and Labrador

Bills

  Referenced on first reading only
3 Supply Act, 2018
7 An Act to Amend the Revenue Administration Act
8 An Act to Amend the Income Tax Act, 2000
10 An Act to Amend the Schools Act, 1997
11 An Act to Amend the Financial Administration Act
13 An Act to Amend the Jury Act, 1991
14 An Act Respecting Children, Youth and Families
15 Residential Tenancies Act, 2018
16 An Act to Amend the Court Security Act, 2010
17 Loan Act, 2018
18 An Act to Amend the Corporations Act

Regulations

Newfoundland and Labrador Gazette, Part II, May 11, 2018:

Highway Traffic Act

NLR 35/18 Highway Traffic Demerit Point System Regulations, amendment
NLR 36/18 Vehicle Seizure and Impoundment Regulations, 2012, amendment

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Northwest Territories

  • No entries for this issue

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Nova Scotia

Regulations

Nova Scotia Royal Gazette, Part II, May 11, 2018:

Natural Products Act

NS Reg 66/2018 Hatching Egg Marketing Plan
NS Reg 67/2018 Delegation of Regulation-making Powers to Hatching Egg Farmers of Nova Scotia Regulations
NS Reg 78/2018 Nova Scotia Egg Producers Levy Order — amendment

Public Highways Act

NS Reg 68/2018 Spring Weight Restriction Regulations effective date order — amendment
NS Reg 70/2018 Spring Weight Restriction Regulations effective date order — amendment
NS Reg 79/2018 Spring Weight Restriction Regulations effective date order — amendment

Petroleum Products Pricing Act

NS Reg 69/2018 Prescribed Petroleum Products Prices
NS Reg 80/2018 Prescribed Petroleum Products Prices

Consumer Protection Act

NS Reg 72/2018 Consumer Protection Act Regulations — amendment

Labour Standards Code

NS Reg 75/2018 General Labour Standards Code Regulations — amendment

Retail Business Designated Day Closing Act

NS Reg 76/2018 Retail Business Designated Day Closing Regulations — amendment

Retail Business Uniform Closing Day Act

NS Reg 77/2018 Retail Business Uniform Closing Day Regulations — amendment

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Nunavut

  • No entries for this issue

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Ontario

Proclamations

Ontario Gazette, May 12, 2018:

Safer Ontario Act, 2018, SO 2018, c 3

  • Schedule 6, ss 1(1), 2, 4(3), (4), (6), 5, 6, 8, 9(1), 10, 14(2), which amend the Coroners Act, in force April 30, 2018
  • Schedule 6, subs 1(3), (5), 4(8), which amend the Coroners Act, in force June 30, 2018
  • Schedule 6, ss 7, 13, 14(1) , which amend the Coroners Act, in force January 1, 2019
  • Schedule 4 (the Ontario Special Investigations Unit Act, 2018), ss 1-39, 41, 42, in force June 30, 2018
  • Schedule 4 (the Ontario Special Investigations Unit Act, 2018), s 40, in force October 1, 2018

Police Record Checks Reform Act, 2015, SO 2015, c 30

  • Act in force November 1, 2018

Cannabis, Smoke-Free Ontario and Road Safety Statute Law Amendment Act, 2017, SO 2017, c 26

  • Schedule 3, ss 1-25, being the Smoke-Free Ontario Act, 2017, in force July 1, 2018
  • Schedule 3, s 26, which amends the Human Rights Code, in force July 1, 2018
  • Schedule 3, s 27, which amends the Provincial Offences Act, in force July 1, 2018
  • Schedule 3, s 28, which amends the Tobacco Tax Act, in force July 1, 2018
  • Schedule 3, s 29, which repeals the Electronic Cigarettes Act, 2015 and the Smoke-Free Ontario Act, in force July 1, 2018
  • Schedule 4, ss 1, 2, 4-14, 26, which amend the Highway Traffic Act, in force July 1, 2018
  • Schedule 4, ss 17-20, 22, which amend the Highway Traffic Act, in force September 1, 2018
  • Schedule 4, ss 15, 16, 27, which amend the Highway Traffic Act, in force January 1, 2019

Stronger, Fairer Ontario Act (Budget Measures), 2017, SO 2017, c 34

  • Schedule 33, ss 1(3), (4), (6), (7), 2(2), (3), 3(1), 21-23, 30-32, which amend the Pension Benefits Act, in force May 1, 2018

Transportation Statute Law Amendment Act (Making Ontario’s Roads Safer), 2015, SO 2015, c 14

  • Sections 6-8, 17-19, 24, which amend the Highway Traffic Act, in force July 1, 2018

Budget Measures Act, 2015, SO 2015, c 38

  • Schedule 16, ss 8, 9, which amend the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation Act, 1999, in force April 23, 2018

Securing Pension Benefits Now and for the Future Act, 2010, SO 2010, c 24

  • Sections 5, 17, 22 in force May 1, 2018

Ontario Gazette, May 19, 2018:

School Boards Collective Bargaining Amendment Act, 2017, SO 2017, c 3

  • Sections 1(1), (2), (4), 3, 8, 9, 11-14, 15(2), (3), (4), 16(1), (2), 17(1), 18, 19(3), 20(2), (3), which amend the School Boards Collective Bargaining Act, 2014, in force May 4, 2018

Safer Ontario Act, 2018, SO 2018, c 3

  • Schedule 1, ss 32, 77 (the Police Services Act, 2018) in force January 1, 2019
  • Schedule 1, ss 1-31, 33-76, 78-130, 132-210 (the Police Services Act, 2018) in force January 1, 2020
  • Schedule 1, s 212 (which repeals the Police Services Act) in force January 1, 2020
  • Schedule 2, ss  1-104 (the Policing Oversight Act, 2018) in force January 1, 2020
  • Schedule 2, s 106 (which repeals the Ontario Special Investigations Unit Act, 2018) in force January 1, 2020
  • Schedule 3, ss  1-15 (the Ontario Policing Discipline Tribunal Act, 2018) in force January 1, 2020

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Prince Edward Island

Bills

  Referenced on first reading only
34 Workers Compensation Statutes Amendment Act
35 Supplementary Appropriation Act 2018
36 An Act to Amend the Health Services Act (No. 2)
37 An Act to Amend the Election Expenses Act
38 Electoral System Referendum Act
39 An Act to Amend the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act

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Quebec

Projets de loi

  Référencés à la première lecture seulement
175 Loi modifiant la Loi sur les impôts, la Loi sur la taxe de vente du Québec et d’autres dispositions législatives
179 Loi modifiant la Loi sur l’accès aux documents des organismes publics et sur la protection des renseignements personnels
183 Loi visant principalement à renforcer le rôle du protecteur de l’élève et son indépendance
184 Loi favorisant l’établissement d’un service public de recharge rapide pour véhicules électriques
185 Loi reportant la prochaine élection scolaire générale et permettant au gouvernement d’y prévoir l’utilisation d’un mode de votation à distance
186 Loi concernant l’acquisition de voitures additionnelles pour le métro de Montréal
187 Loi sur la protection de la confidentialité des sources journalistiques
235 Loi modifiant la Loi concernant L’Industrielle-Alliance Compagnie d’Assurance sur la Vie
236

Loi concernant la Ville de Sherbrooke

237 Loi modifiant la Loi de la Société du port ferroviaire de Baie-Comeau – Hauterive
238 Loi concernant les immunités accordées à l'Agence mondiale antidopage
239 Loi concernant la subdivision d'un lot situé dans le site patrimonial de Percé
240 Loi concernant La Fabrique de la paroisse Saint-Jacques-le-Majeur
1193 Loi encadrant les communications des organismes publics

Bills

  Referenced on first reading only
175 An Act to amend the Taxation Act, the Act respecting the Québec sales tax and other legislative provisions
179 An Act to amend the Act respecting Access to documents held by public bodies and the Protection of personal information
183 An Act mainly to strengthen the role and independence of the Student Ombudsman
184 An Act to promote the establishment of a public fast-charging service for electric vehicles
185 An Act to defer the next general school election and to allow the Government to provide for the use of a remote voting method
186 An Act concerning the acquisition of additional cars for the Montréal subway
187 An Act to protect the confidentiality of journalistic sources
235 An Act to amend the Act respecting Industrial-Alliance, Life Insurance Company
236 An Act respecting Ville de Sherbrooke
237 An Act to amend the Act respecting the Société du port ferroviaire de Baie-Comeau-Hauterive
238 An Act respecting the immunities granted to the World Anti-Doping Agency
239 An Act respecting the subdivision of a lot located within the Percé heritage site
240 An Act respecting "The Fabrique of the parish of Saint-Jacques-le-Majeur"
1193 An Act to regulate public bodies' communications

Réglements

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 23 mai 2018:

Loi sur la qualité de l’environnement

Décret 572-2018 Règles de procédure du Bureau d’audiences publiques sur l’environnement

Loi sur l’assurance maladie

Décret 590-2018 Règlement modifiant le Règlement sur l’admissibilité et l’inscription des personnes auprès de la Régie de l’assurance maladie du Québec et le Règlement d’application de la Loi sur l’assurance maladie

Regulations

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, May 23, 2018:

Environment Quality Act

OC 572-2018 Rules of procedure of the Bureau d’audiences publiques sur l’environnement

Health Insurance Act

OC 590-2018 Regulation to amend the Regulation respecting eligibility and registration of persons in respect of the Régie de l’assurance maladie du Québec and the regulation respecting the application of the Health Insurance Act

Projets de Règlement

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 16 mai 2018:

Loi sur les normes d’efficacité énergétique et d’économie d’énergie de certains appareils fonctionnant à l’électricité ou aux hydrocarbures

  • Règlement modifiant le Règlement sur l’efficacité énergétique d’appareils fonctionnant à l’électricité ou aux hydrocarbures

Loi sur le régime de retraite du personnel d’encadrement

  • Règlement modifiant le Règlement concernant certaines dispositions applicables au partage et à la cession des droits accumulés au titre du régime de prestations supplémentaires à l’égard des catégories d’employés désignées en vertu de l’article 208 de la Loi sur le régime de retraite du personnel d’encadrement

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 23 mai 2018:

Loi sur la qualité de l’environnement

  • Règlement sur la compensation pour l’atteinte aux milieux humides et hydriques

Loi sur la pharmacie

  • Règlement modifiant le Règlement sur  les conditions et modalités de vente des médicaments

Code des professions

  • Règlement modifiant le Règlement sur les catégories de permis délivrés par l’Ordre des technologues en imagerie médicale, en radio-oncologie et en électrophysiologie médicale du Québec

Draft Regulations

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, May 16, 2018:

An Act respecting energy efficiency and energy conservation standards for certain electrical or hydrocarbon-fuelled appliances

  • Regulation to amend the Regulation respecting the energy efficiency of electrical or hydrocarbon-fuelled appliances

An Act respecting the Pension Plan of Management Personnel

  • Regulation to amend the Regulation respecting certain provisions relating to the partition and assignment of benefits accrued under the supplementary benefits plan in respect of classes of employees designated under section 208 of the Act respecting the Pension Plan of Management Personnel

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, May 23, 2018:

Environment Quality Act

  • Regulation respecting compensation for adverse effects on wetlands and bodies of water

Pharmacy Act

  • Regulation to amend the Regulation respecting the terms and conditions for the sale of medications

Professional Code

  • Regulation to amend the Regulation respecting the categories of permits issued by the Ordre des technologues en imagerie médicale, en radio-oncologie et en électrophysiologie médicale du Québec

Ordres Ministériels

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 16 mai 2018:

Code de la sécurité routière

AM 2018-09 Prolongation du Projet-pilote relatif aux aides à la mobilité motorisées — Arrêté numéro 2018-09 du ministre des Transports, de la Mobilité durable et de l’Électrification des transports

Ministerial Orders

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, May 16, 2018:

Highway Safety Code

MO 2018-09 Extension of the Pilot project concerning motorized mobility aids — Order number 2018-09 of the Minister of Transport, Sustainable Mobility and Transport Electrification

Sanctions

10 mai 2018

  • Loi nº 171, Loi édictant la Loi concernant la mise en œuvre de l’Accord de libre-échange canadien et visant la conformité des mesures relatives aux contrats des organismes publics avec cet accord, l’Accord de commerce et de coopération entre le Québec et l’Ontario et l’Accord économique et commercial global entre le Canada et l’Union européenne et ses États membres — Chapitre nº 10

15 mai 2018

  • Loi nº 173, Loi visant principalement à instaurer un revenu de base pour des personnes qui présentent des contraintes sévères à l’emploi — Chapitre nº 11

Assents

May 10, 2018

  • Bill 171, An Act to enact the Act respecting the implementation of the Canadian Free Trade Agreement and to bring measures relating to contracting by public bodies into compliance with that agreement, the Trade and Cooperation Agreement between Ontario and Québec and the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement between Canada and the European Union and its Member States — Chapter No. 10

May 15, 2018

  • Bill 173, An Act mainly to introduce a basic income for persons with a severely limited capacity for employment — Chapter No. 11

Avis

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 16 mai 2018:

Loi sur le régime de retraite des employés du gouvernement et des organismes publics
Loi sur le régime de retraite du personnel d’encadrement

  • Modifications à l’annexe I de la Loi sur le régime de retraite des employés du gouvernement et des organismes publics et à l’annexe II de la Loi sur le régime de retraite du personnel d’encadrement (CT 219210)

Notices

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, May 16, 2018:

An Act respecting the Government and Public Employees Retirement Plan
An Act respecting the Pension Plan of Management Personnel

  • Amendments to Schedule I to the Act respecting the Government and Public Employees Retirement Plan and Schedule II to the Act respecting the Pension Plan of Management Personnel (TB 219210)

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Saskatchewan

Regulations

Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, May 18, 2018:

The Traffic Safety Act

Sask Reg 34/2018 The Vehicle Impoundment (Public Order) Amendment Regulations, 2018

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Yukon

Regulations

Yukon Gazette, Part II, May 15, 2018:

Placer Mining Act
Quartz Mining Act

Yukon OIC 2018/71

Order amends Order-in-Council 2017/26 and the Order Prohibiting Entry on Certain Lands in Yukon (the Kaska asserted traditional territory outside the Ross River Area)
Section 2 of Order-in-Council 2017/26 is repealed
In section 3 of the Order Prohibiting Entry on Certain Lands in Yukon (the Kaska asserted traditional territory outside the Ross River Area), the expression "April 30, 2018" is replaced with the expression "April 30, 2020"

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