Published Regulatory Initiatives

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Regulations Amending the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations (International Harmonization Update, 2016) (Proposed)

Canada Gazette, Part I, Vol. 150, No. 48 – November 26, 2016
Regulations Amending the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations (International Harmonization Update, 2016) (proposed)

Statutory Authority: Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act, 1992

Regulations Amending the Motor Vehicle Safety Regulations (Standard 226)

Canada Gazette, Part II, Vol. 150, No. 22 – November 2, 2016
Regulations Amending the Motor Vehicle Safety Regulations (Standard 226)
SOR/2016-277 October 21, 2016
Comes into force on September 1, 2018

Canada Gazette, Part I, Vol. 150, No. 9 – February 27, 2016
Regulations Amending the Motor Vehicle Safety Regulations (Standard 226) (proposed)

Statutory Authority:  Motor Vehicle Safety Act

Regulations Amending the Motor Vehicle Safety Regulations (Standards 101 and 111) (proposed)

Canada Gazette, Part I, Vol. 150, No. 44 – October 29, 2016
Regulations Amending the Motor Vehicle Safety Regulations (Standards 101 and 111) (proposed)

Statutory Authority:  Motor Vehicle Safety Act

Regulations Amending the Schedule to the Navigation Protection Act

Canada Gazette, Part II, Vol. 150, No. 21 – October 19, 2016
Regulations Amending the Schedule to the Navigation Protection Act
SOR/2016-269 October 7, 2016
Comes into force on October 7, 2016

Canada Gazette, Part I, Vol. 150, No. 29 – July 16, 2016
Regulations Amending the Schedule to the Navigation Protection Act (proposed)

Statutory Authority:  Navigation Protection Act

Regulations Amending the Vessel Operation Restriction Regulations

Canada Gazette, Part II, Vol. 150, No. 21 – October 19, 2016
Regulations Amending the Vessel Operation Restriction Regulations
SOR/2016-268 October 7, 2016
Comes into force on October 7, 2016

Canada Gazette, Part I, Vol. 150, No. 14 – April 2, 2016
Regulations Amending the Vessel Operation Restriction Regulations (proposed)

Statutory Authority:  Canada Shipping Act, 2001

Regulations Amending the Canadian Aviation Regulations (Aerodrome Work Consultations)

Canada Gazette, Part II, Vol. 150, No. 21 – October 19, 2016
Regulations Amending the Canadian Aviation Regulations (Aerodrome Work Consultations)
SOR/2016-261 September 30, 2016
Comes into force on January 1, 2017

Canada Gazette, Part I, Vol. 149, No. 28 – July 11, 2015
Regulations Amending the Canadian Aviation Regulations (Aerodrome Work Consultations) (proposed)

Statutory Authority:  Aeronautics Act

Port of Prince Rupert Liquefied Natural Gas Facilities Regulations

Canada Gazette, Part II, Vol. 150, No. 20 – October 5, 2016
Port of Prince Rupert Liquefied Natural Gas Facilities Regulations
SOR/2016-260 September 30, 2016
Comes into force on September 30, 2016

Canada Gazette, Part I, Vol. 149, No. 25 – June 20, 2015
Port of Prince Rupert Liquefied Natural Gas Facilities Regulations

Statutory Authority:  Canada Marine Act

Regulations Amending the Motor Vehicle Safety Regulations (Standard 214)

Canada Gazette, Part II, Vol. 150, No. 20 – October 5, 2016
Regulations Amending the Motor Vehicle Safety Regulations (Standard 214) 
SOR/2016-254 September 23, 2016
Comes into force on September 23, 2016

Canada Gazette, Part I, Vol. 150, No. 9 – February 27, 2016
Regulations Amending the Motor Vehicle Safety Regulations (Standard 214) (proposed)

Statutory Authority:  Motor Vehicle Safety Act

Regulations Amending the Motor Vehicle Safety Regulations (Electronic Stability Control Systems for Heavy Vehicles) (proposed)

Canada Gazette, Part I, Vol. 150, No. 40 – October 1st, 2016
Regulations Amending the Motor Vehicle Safety Regulations (Electronic Stability Control Systems for Heavy Vehicles) (proposed)

Statutory Authority:  Motor Vehicle Safety Act

Regulations Amending the Atlantic Pilotage Tariff Regulations – Newfoundland and Labrador Non-Compulsory Areas

Canada Gazette, Part II, Vol. 150, No. 14 – July 13, 2016
Regulations Amending the Atlantic Pilotage Tariff Regulations – Newfoundland and Labrador Non-Compulsory Areas 
SOR/2016-202, June 22, 2016
Comes into force on June 22, 2016, except subsections 3(2), 4(2), (4) and (6), 5(2), 6(2), 7(2) and (4), 8(2), 9(2) and 10(2), which come into force on January 1, 2017.

Canada Gazette, Part I, Vol. 150, No. 12 – March 19, 2016
Regulations Amending the Atlantic Pilotage Tariff Regulations — Newfoundland and Labrador Non-Compulsory Areas (proposed)

Statutory Authority: Pilotage Act

Regulations Amending the Small Fishing Vessel Inspection Regulations

Canada Gazette, Part II, Vol. 150, No. 14 – July 13, 2016
Regulations Amending the Small Fishing Vessel Inspection Regulations 
SOR/2016-163, June 22, 2016
Comes into force on July 13, 2017

Canada Gazette, Part I, Vol. 150, No. 6 – February 6, 2016
Regulations Amending the Small Fishing Vessel Inspection Regulations (proposed)

Statutory Authority:  Canada Shipping Act, 2001

Regulations Amending Certain Regulations Made Under the Canada Labour Code

Canada Gazette, Part II, Vol. 150, No. 13 – June 29, 2016
Regulations Amending Certain Regulations Made Under the Canada Labour Code
SOR/2016-141, June 14, 2016
Comes into force on June 14, 2016

Canada Gazette, Part I, Vol. 149, No. 28 – July 11, 2015
Regulations Amending Certain Regulations Made Under the Canada Labour Code (proposed)

Statutory Authority: Canada Labour Code

Locomotive Emissions Regulations (proposed)

Canada Gazette, Part I, Vol. 150, No. 25 – June 18, 2016
Locomotive Emissions Regulations (proposed)

Marine Liability and Information Return Regulations (proposed)

Canada Gazette, Part I, Vol. 150, No. 24 – June 11, 2016
Marine Liability and Information Return Regulations (proposed)

Statutory Authority: Marine Liability Act

Regulations Amending the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations (Reporting Requirements and International Restrictions on Lithium Batteries)

Canada Gazette, Part II, Vol. 150, No. 11 – June 1, 2016
Regulations Amending the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations (Reporting Requirements and International Restrictions on Lithium Batteries)
SOR/2016-95 May 13, 2016
Comes into force on June 1, 2016

Canada Gazette, Part I, Vol. 149, No. 23 – June 6, 2015
Regulations Amending the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations (Part 8 – Reporting Requirements) (proposed)

Statutory Authority: Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act, 1992

Regulations Amending the Canadian Aviation Regulations (Parts I and III — Airport Winter Maintenance) (proposed)

Canada Gazette, Part I, Vol. 150, No. 22 – May 28, 2016
Regulations Amending the Canadian Aviation Regulations (Parts I and III — Airport Winter Maintenance) (proposed)

Statutory Authority: Aeronautics Act

Regulations Amending the Canadian Aviation Regulations (Parts I and VII — Minimum Take-off Performance) (proposed)

Canada Gazette, Part I, Vol. 150, No. 21 – May 21, 2016
Regulations Amending the Canadian Aviation Regulations (Parts I and VII — Minimum Take-off Performance) (proposed)

Statutory Authority: Aeronautics Act

Regulations Amending the Canadian Aviation Regulations (Parts I, VI and VII — Seaplane Operations) (proposed)

Canada Gazette, Part I, Vol. 150, No. 21 – May 21, 2016
Regulations Amending the Canadian Aviation Regulations (Parts I, VI and VII — Seaplane Operations) (proposed)

Statutory Authority: Aeronautics Act

Prevention and Control of Fires on Line Works Regulations (proposed)

Canada Gazette, Part I, Vol. 150, No. 21 – May 21, 2016
Prevention and Control of Fires on Line Works Regulations  (proposed)

Statutory Authority: Railway Safety Act

Regulations Amending the Great Lakes Pilotage Tariff Regulations and Making a Related Amendment

Canada Gazette, Part II, Vol. 150, No. 10 – May 18, 2016
Regulations Amending the Great Lakes Pilotage Tariff Regulations and Making a Related Amendment
SOR/2016-90 May 6, 2016
Comes into force on May 6, 2016, except subsections 2(2) and 4(2) which come into force on January 1, 2017

Canada Gazette, Part I, Vol. 150, No. 7 – February 13, 2016
Regulations Amending the Great Lakes Pilotage Tariff Regulations and Making a Related Amendment (proposed)

Statutory Authority: Aeronautics Act

Regulations Amending the Port Authorities Management Regulations and the Port Authorities Operations Regulations

Canada Gazette, Part II, Vol. 150, No. 8 – April 20, 2016
Regulations Amending the Port Authorities Management Regulations and the Port Authorities Operations Regulations
SOR/2016-66 March 29, 2016
Comes into force on March 29, 2016

Statutory Authority: Canada Marine Act

Regulations Amending the Railway Safety Administrative Monetary Penalties Regulations (Grade Crossings Regulations)

Canada Gazette, Part II, Vol. 150, No. 8 – April 20, 2016
Regulations Amending the Railway Safety Administrative Monetary Penalties Regulations (Grade Crossings Regulations)
SOR/2016-65 March 29, 2016
Comes into force on March 29, 2016

Canada Gazette, Part I, Vol. 149, No. 26 – June 27, 2015
Regulations Amending the Railway Safety Administrative Monetary Penalties Regulations (Grade Crossings Regulations) (proposed)

Statutory Authority: Railway Safety Act

Regulations Amending the Atlantic Pilotage Authority Regulations

Canada Gazette, Part II, Vol. 150, No. 6 – March 23, 2016
Regulations Amending the Atlantic Pilotage Authority Regulations
SOR/2016-45 March 11, 2016
Comes into force on March 23, 2016

Canada Gazette, Part I, Vol. 149, No. 48 – November 28, 2015
Regulations Amending the Atlantic Pilotage Authority Regulations (proposed)

Statutory Authority: Pilotage Act

Regulations Amending the Atlantic Pilotage Tariff Regulations, 1996

Canada Gazette, Part II, Vol. 150, No. 6 – March 23, 2016
Regulations Amending the Atlantic Pilotage Tariff Regulations, 1996
SOR/2016-44 March 11, 2016
Comes into force on March 11, 2016

Canada Gazette, Part I, Vol. 149, No. 46 – November 14, 2015 
Regulations Amending the Atlantic Pilotage Tariff Regulations, 1996 (proposed)

Statutory Authority: Pilotage Act

Regulations Amending the Canadian Aviation Security Regulations, 2012 (Enhanced Access Controls)

Canada Gazette, Part II, Vol. 150, No. 6 – March 23, 2016
Regulations Amending the Canadian Aviation Security Regulations, 2012 (Enhanced Access Controls)
SOR/2016-39 March 11, 2016
Comes into force on April 1, 2016

Statutory Authority: Aeronautics Act

John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport Zoning Regulations (proposed)

Canada Gazette, Part I, Vol. 150, No. 11 – March 12, 2016
John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport Zoning Regulations (proposed)

Canada Gazette, Part I, Vol. 150, No. 10 – March 5, 2016
John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport Zoning Regulations (proposed)

Statutory Authority: Aeronautics Act

Order Designating the Minister of Transport as the Minister for the purposes of the Act

Canada Gazette, Part II, Vol. 150, No. 5 – March 9, 2016
Order Designating the Minister of Transport as the Minister for the purposes of the Act
SI/2016-8 March 9, 2016

Statutory Authority: Air Canada Public Participation Act*

Montréal — Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport Zoning Regulations (proposed)

Canada Gazette, Part I, Vol. 150, No. 10 – March 5, 2016
Montréal — Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport Zoning Regulations  (proposed)

Canada Gazette, Part I, Vol. 150, No. 9 – February 27, 2016
Montréal — Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport Zoning Regulations (proposed)

Statutory Authority: Aeronautics Act

Regulations Amending the Motor Vehicle Safety Regulations (Interpretation and Standards 108 and 108.1) (proposed)

Canada Gazette, Part I, Vol. 150, No. 9 – February 27, 2016
Regulations Amending the Motor Vehicle Safety Regulations (Interpretation and Standards 108 and 108.1) (proposed)

Statutory Authority: Motor Vehicle Safety Act

Regulations Amending the Motor Vehicle Safety Regulations (Standard 214) (proposed)

Canada Gazette, Part I, Vol. 150, No. 9 – February 27, 2016
Regulations Amending the Motor Vehicle Safety Regulations (Standard 214) (proposed)

Statutory Authority: Motor Vehicle Safety Act

Vessel Fire Safety Regulations (proposed)

Canada Gazette, Part I, Vol. 150, No. 6 – February 6, 2016
Vessel Fire Safety Regulations (proposed)

Statutory Authority: Canada Shipping Act, 2001

Regulations Amending the Pacific Pilotage Tariff Regulations (proposed)

Canada Gazette, Part I, Vol. 150, No. 2 – January 9, 2016
Regulations Amending the Pacific Pilotage Tariff Regulations (proposed)

Statutory Authority: Pilotage Act

Regulations Amending the Pacific Pilotage Tariff Regulations

Canada Gazette, Part II, Vol. 149, No. 26 – December 30, 2015
Regulations Amending the Pacific Pilotage Tariff Regulations
SOR/2015-247 December 11, 2015
Comes into force on December 11, 2015

Canada Gazette, Part I, Vol. 149, No. 23 – June 6, 2015
Regulations Amending the Pacific Pilotage Tariff Regulations (proposed)

Statutory Authority: Pilotage Act

Regulations Amending Certain Regulations Made Under the Canada Labour Code

Canada Gazette, Part II, Vol. 149, No. 16 – August 12, 2015
Regulations Amending Certain Regulations Made Under the Canada Labour Code
SOR/2015-211, July 31, 2015
Comes into force on July 31, 2015

Statutory Authority: Canada Labour Code

Regulations Amending the Canadian Aviation Security Regulations, 2012 (Other Designated Places)

Canada Gazette, Part II, Vol. 149, No. 15 – July 29, 2015
Regulations Amending the Canadian Aviation Security Regulations, 2012 (Other Designated Places)
SOR/2015-196, July 16, 2015
Comes into force on July 16, 2015

Statutory Authority: Aeronautics Act

Pickering Airport Site Order (proposed)

Canada Gazette, Part I, Vol. 149, No. 30 – July 25, 2015
Pickering Airport Site Order (proposed)

Canada Gazette, Part I, Vol. 149, No. 29 – July 18, 2015
Pickering Airport Site Order (proposed)

Statutory Authority: Aeronautics Act

Pickering Airport Site Zoning Regulations (proposed)

Canada Gazette, Part I, Vol. 149, No. 30 – July 25, 2015
Pickering Airport Site Zoning Regulations (proposed)

Canada Gazette, Part I, Vol. 149, No. 29 – July 18, 2015
Pickering Airport Site Zoning Regulations (proposed)

Statutory Authority: Aeronautics Act

Regulations Amending the Designated Provisions Regulations and Repealing the Identity Screening Regulations

Canada Gazette, Part II, Vol. 149, No. 14 – July 15, 2015
Regulations Amending the Designated Provisions Regulations and Repealing the Identity Screening Regulations
SOR/2015-182, June 30, 2015
Comes into force on August 1, 2015

Statutory Authority: Aeronautics Act

Policy Committees, Work Place Committees and Health and Safety Representatives Regulations

Canada Gazette, Part II, Vol. 149, No. 13 – July 1, 2015
Policy Committees, Work Place Committees and Health and Safety Representatives Regulations
SOR/2015-164 June 19, 2015
Comes into force on June 19, 2015

Canada Gazette Part I, Vol. 147, No. 23 — June 8, 2013
Policy Committees, Work Place Committees and Health and Safety Representatives Regulations (proposed)

Statutory Authority: Canada Labour Code

Regulations Amending the Canadian Aviation Security Regulations, 2012 and the Designated Provisions Regulations (Air Cargo)

Canada Gazette, Part II, Vol. 149, No. 13 – July 1, 2015
Regulations Amending the Canadian Aviation Security Regulations, 2012 and the Designated Provisions Regulations (Air Cargo)
SOR/2015-163 June 19, 2015
Comes into force on October 17, 2016

Canada Gazette Part I, Vol. 148, No. 44 – November 1, 2014
Regulations Amending the Canadian Aviation Security Regulations, 2012 and the Designated Provisions Regulations (Air Cargo) (proposed)

Statutory Authority: Aeronautics Act

Regulations Amending Certain Department of Transport Regulations Concerning Marine Safety and Security (Miscellaneous Program)

Canada Gazette, Part II, Vol. 149, No. 13 – July 1, 2015
Regulations Amending Certain Department of Transport Regulations Concerning Marine Safety and Security (Miscellaneous Program)
SOR/2015-161 June 17, 2015
Comes into force on June 17, 2015

Statutory Authority: Canada Shipping Act, 2001, Marine Transportation Security Act

Regulations Amending the Canadian Aviation Regulations (Miscellaneous Program)

Canada Gazette, Part II, Vol. 149, No. 13 – July 1, 2015
Regulations Amending the Canadian Aviation Regulations (Miscellaneous Program)
SOR/2015-160 June 17, 2015
Comes into force on August 30, 2015

Statutory Authority: Aeronautics Act

Regulations Amending the Laurentian Pilotage Authority Regulations

Canada Gazette, Part II, Vol. 149, No. 13 – July 1, 2015
Regulations Amending the Laurentian Pilotage Authority Regulations
SOR/2015-146 June 12, 2015
Comes into force on June 12, 2015

Canada Gazette Part I, Vol. 149, No. 8 – February 21, 2015
Regulations Amending the Laurentian Pilotage Authority Regulations (proposed)

Statutory Authority: Pilotage Act

Regulations Amending the On Board Trains Occupational Safety and Health Regulations

Canada Gazette, Part II, Vol. 149, No. 13 – July 1, 2015
Regulations Amending the On Board Trains Occupational Safety and Health Regulations
SOR/2015-143 June 12, 2015
Comes into force on September 10, 2015

Canada Gazette, Part I, Vol. 148, No. 15 – April 12, 2014
Regulations Amending the On Board Trains Occupational Safety and Health Regulations (proposed)

Statutory Authority: Canada Labour Code

Regulations Amending the Railway Safety Administrative Monetary Penalties Regulations

Canada Gazette, Part II, Vol. 149, No. 12 – June 17, 2015
Regulations Amending the Railway Safety Administrative Monetary Penalties Regulations
SOR/2015-133 June 5, 2015
Comes into force on June 5, 2015

Statutory Authority: Railway Safety Act

Regulations Amending the Canadian Aviation Regulations (Parts I, VI and VII — Flight Attendants and Emergency Evacuation)

Canada Gazette Part II, Vol. 149, No. 12, June 17, 2015
Regulations Amending the Canadian Aviation Regulations (Parts I, VI and VII — Flight Attendants and Emergency Evacuation)
SOR/2015-127 June 5, 2015
Comes into force on August 1, 2015 except sections 4, 5, 9, 10, 13, 14, 21 and 22, which come into force on September 15, 2017.

Statutory Authority: Aeronautics Act

Regulations Amending the Vessel Operation Restriction Regulations

Canada Gazette, Part II, Vol. 149, No. 12 – June 17, 2015
Regulations Amending the Vessel Operation Restriction Regulations
SOR/2015-123 May 29, 2015
Comes into force on May 29, 2015

Statutory Authority: Canada Shipping Act, 2001

Regulations Amending Certain Regulations Made Under the Motor Vehicle Safety Act

Canada Gazette, Part II, Vol. 149, No. 11 – June 3, 2015
Regulations Amending Certain Regulations Made Under the Motor Vehicle Safety Act
SOR/2015-111, May 15, 2015
Comes into force on May 15, 2015, except section 2 which comes into force on June 3, 2015

Statutory Authority: Motor Vehicle Safety Act

Regulations Amending the Motor Vehicle Safety Regulations (Standards 207, 208, 209, 301.1, 301.2, 1106, 1201 and 1202) (proposed)

Canada Gazette Part I, Vol. 149, No. 6 – February 7, 2015
Regulations Amending the Motor Vehicle Safety Regulations (Standards 207, 208, 209, 301.1, 301.2, 1106, 1201 and 1202) (proposed)

Statutory Authority: Motor Vehicle Safety Act

Regulations Amending the Port Authorities Operations Regulations

Canada Gazette Part Ⅱ, Vol. 148, No. 27 — December 31, 2014
Regulations Amending the Port Authorities Operations Regulations
SOR/2014-308 December 12, 2014
Comes into force on the day on which the Container Trucking Act, S.B.C. 2014, c. 28 comes into force, but if they are registered after that day, they come into force on the day on which they are registered.

Statutory Authority: Canada Marine Act

Regulations Amending the Atlantic Pilotage Authority Regulations (Port of Belledune) (proposed)

Canada Gazette Part I, Vol. 147, No. 46 — November 16, 2013
Regulations Amending the Atlantic Pilotage Authority Regulations (Port of Belledune) (proposed)

Statutory Authority: Pilotage Act

Regulations Amending the Atlantic Pilotage Tariff Regulations, 1996 (proposed)

Canada Gazette Part I, Vol. 147, No. 46 — November 16, 2013
Regulations Amending the Atlantic Pilotage Tariff Regulations, 1996 (proposed)

Statutory Authority: Pilotage Act

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