Day: July 10, 2018

Saskatchewan Proclamations

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The Film and Video Classification Act, 2016

The Film and Video Classification Act, 2016, SS 2016, c F-13.21, is proclaimed into force July 1, 2018. According to the legislative summary, this new act “continues the previous system of classification of films, but allows administration of the industry to be performed by an official, the Director of Film Classification, instead of a board. It also allows registration of exhibitors and distributors to continue in perpetuity provided that annual reports are provided. As well, the Director is given the discretion to limit classification to a specific exhibitor, time or location.”

The Justices of the Peace Amendment Act, 2016

The Justices of the Peace Amendment Act, 2016, SS 2016, c 21, is proclaimed into force July 1, 2018. According to the legislative summary, “this Act amends The Justices of the Peace Act, 1988 to:

  • create a new position of Assistant Supervising Justice of the Peace;
  • extend the independent remuneration process to the Supervising Justice of the Peace and Assistant Supervising Justice of the Peace positions;
  • provide that a justice of the peace who has been placed on an interim suspension is, subject to the discretion of the Chief Judge, entitled to receive his or her salary during suspension;
  • confirm the process to be used when seeking clarification from the Compensation Commission following delivery of a report; and
  • repeal The Traffic Safety Court of Saskatchewan Act, 1988, move the powers in that Act into The Justices of the Peace Act, 1988 and make those powers applicable to all senior justices of the peace.

The Miscellaneous Vehicle and Driving Statutes (Cannabis Legislation) Amendment Act, 2018

Parts 1 and 2 of The Miscellaneous Vehicle and Driving Statutes (Cannabis Legislation) Amendment Act, 2018, SS 2018, c 21, are proclaimed into force July 1, 2018. The amendment affects The Automobile Accident Insurance Act.