Statutes, Bills, Regulations

Saskatchewan Legislative Update

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The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 114 No. 22, June 1, 2018:

  • E-0.2 Reg 28 The Education Funding Regulations, 2018
  • E-0.2 Règl 28 Règlement de 2018 sur le financement de l’éducation
  • SR 38/2018 The Securities Commission (Adoption of National Instruments) (NI 31-103, 33-109, 41-101, 44-101, 44-102, 45-106, 51-102, 81-102 and 81-106) Amendment Regulations, 2018
  • SR 39/2018 The Securities Commission (Adoption of National Instruments) (NI 45-102 and NI 31-103) Amendment Regulations, 2018
  • SR 40/2018 The Justices of the Peace Amendment Regulations, 2018
  • RS 40/2018 Règlement modificatif de 2018 sur les juges de paix

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 114 No. 21, May 25, 2018:

  • SR 37/2018 The Employment Standards Amendment Regulations, 2018

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 114 No. 20, May 18, 2018:

  • E-0.2 Reg 27 The Registered Independent Schools Regulations
  • E-0.2 Règl 27 Règlement sur les écoles indépendantes inscrites
  • F-13.21 Reg 1 The Film and Video Classification Regulations, 2018
  • SR 34/2018 The Vehicle Impoundment (Public Order) Amendment Regulations, 2018
  • SR 35/3018 The Rental Housing Supplement Amendment Regulations, 2018
  • SR 36/2018 The Disability Housing Supplement Amendment Regulations, 2018

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 114 No. 19, May 11, 2018:

  • SR 30/2018 The Health Professions Training Bursary Amendment Regulations, 2018
  • SR 31/2018 The Saskatchewan Assured Income for Disability (Exemptions) Amendment Regulations, 2018
  • SR 32/2018 The Saskatchewan Assistance (Exemptions) Amendment Regulations, 2018
  • SR 33/2018 The Transitional Employment Allowance (Exemptions) Amendment Regulations, 2018

Federal Proclamations

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Budget Implementation Act, 2017, No. 1

Sections 68, 69, 74, 75, 84 to 91, 97(2), 98 to 101 of the Budget Implementation Act, 2017, No. 1, SC 2017, c 20, are proclaimed into force April 26, 2018 (PC 2018-0458).

According to the bill summary, the proclamation affects Division 1 of Part 4, amending the Special Import Measures Act “to provide for binding and appealable rulings as to whether a particular good falls within the scope of a trade remedy measure, authorities to investigate and address the circumvention of trade remedy measures, consideration of whether a particular market situation is rendering selling prices in an exporting country unreliable for the purposes of determining normal values and the termination of a trade remedy investigation in respect of an exporter found to have an insignificant margin of dumping or amount of subsidy.”

Protecting Canadians from Unsafe Drugs Act (Vanessa’s Law)

Sections 4, 6(2), 10 and 11 of the Protecting Canadians from Unsafe Drugs Act (Vanessa’s Law), SC 2014, c 24, are proclaimed into force April 20, 2018 (PC 2018-0442).

According to the bill summary, “This enactment amends the Food and Drugs Act regarding therapeutic products in order to improve safety by introducing measures to, among other things,

(a) strengthen safety oversight of therapeutic products throughout their life cycle;
(b) improve reporting by certain health care institutions of serious adverse drug reactions and medical device incidents that involve therapeutic products; and
(c) promote greater confidence in the oversight of therapeutic products by increasing transparency.

Strengthening Military Justice in the Defence of Canada Act

Sections 14, 16, 20, 22(1), 23, 24, 27, 28, 31 to 37, 39, 40, 47, 50, 51, 52(1), 53, 54, 56 to 59, 61 to 67, 69, 70, 74, 75, 99, 103 and 105 of the Strengthening Military Justice in the Defence of Canada Act, SC 2013, c 24, are proclaimed into force September 1, 2018 (PC 2018-0441).

According to the bill summary, “This enactment amends provisions of the National Defence Act governing the military justice system. The amendments, among other things,

(a) provide for security of tenure for military judges until their retirement;
(b) permit the appointment of part-time military judges;
(c) specify the purposes, objectives and principles of the sentencing process;
(d) provide for additional sentencing options, including absolute discharges, intermittent sentences and restitution;
(e) modify the composition of a court martial panel according to the rank of the accused person; and
(f) modify the limitation period applicable to summary trials and allow an accused person to waive the limitation periods.

 

Saskatchewan Legislative Update

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The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 114 No. 17, April 27, 2018:

  • F-8.001 Reg 48 The 2018 Farm and Ranch Water Infrastructure Program Regulations
  • W-6 Reg 4 The Water Power Rental Regulations, 2018
  • SR 27/2018 The School Division Administration Amendment Regulations, 2018
  • SR 28/2018 The Summary Offences Procedure Amendment Regulations, 2018

 

Saskatchewan Legislative Update

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The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 114 No. 14, April 6, 2018:

  • S-15.1 Reg 8 The Mines Regulations, 2018
  • SR 21/2018 The Child Care Amendment Regulations, 2018
  • RS 21/2018 Règlement modificatif de 2018 sur les garderies d’enfants
  • SR 22/2018 The Fisheries Amendment Regulations, 2018
  • SR 23/2018 The Wildfire Amendment Regulations, 2018
  • SR 24/2018 The Wildlife Habitat and Ecological Lands Designation Amendment Regulations, 2018 (No. 2)

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 114 No. 15, April 13, 2018:

  • SR 25/2018 The Used Light Vehicles (Provincial Sales Tax) Exemption and Remission Repeal Regulations
  • SR 26/2018 The Energy-efficient Household Appliances and Residential Heating Systems (Provincial Sales Tax) Remission and Exemption Repeal Regulations

 

 

Law Reform Commission Consultation Paper – Assisted Reproduction & Parentage

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From the Law Reform Commission of Saskatchewan

The Law Reform Commission of Saskatchewan recently posted a new consultation paper on its website: Assisted Reproduction & Parentage.

This consultation paper:

  • Describes Saskatchewan’s statutory provisions that determine a child’s legal parentage
  • Considers the need for new or amended statutory provisions to determine a child’s legal parentage where the child has been conceived using assisted reproduction
  • Outlines legislative reform initiatives addressing assisted reproduction and parentage in Canada and internationally
  • Discusses several issues arising from assisted reproduction and determinations of parentage under Saskatchewan’s current legislation, and presents options for reform

Please visit the Commission’s website to provide comments through an online survey. Comments can also be submitted in writing.

 

Saskatchewan Legislative Update

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The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 114 No. 12, March 23, 2018:

  • E-7.2 Reg 4 The Electrical Licensing Regulations
  • SR 18/2018 The Enforcement of Maintenance Orders Amendment Regulations, 2018
  • RS 18/2018 Règlement modificatif de 2018 sur l’exécution des ordonnances alimentaires
  • SR 19/2018 The Family Maintenance Amendment Regulations, 2018
  • RS 19/2018 Règlement modificatif de 2018 sur les prestations alimentaires familiales

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 114 No. 10, March 9, 2018:

  • E-13.1 Reg 11 The Ministry of Trade and Export Development Regulations
  • SR 14/2018 The Residential Tenancies Amendment Regulations, 2018
  • SR 15/2018 The Municipal Employees’ Pension Amendment Regulations, 2018
  • SR 16/2018 The Public Employees Pension Plan (Designations) Amendment Regulations, 2018
  • SR 17/2018 The Saskatchewan Medical Care Insurance Payment Amendment Regulations, 2018