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PARLIAMENTARY COMMITTEES

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PARLIAMENTARY COMMITTEES

Aeronautics

 

 

 

—   Report of the House committee responsible for transport matters: comprehensive review of the provisions and operation of section 4.83 of the Act

Within three months after the day on which the review is completed (within two years after the day on which subsection 4.83(4) comes into force and every five years thereafter, the review having to be completed within one year following its commencement). Subsection 4.83(4) came into force on March 23, 2011.

Aeronautics Act

R.S., 1985, c. A-2; s. 4.83(4) added by 2011, c. 9, s. 2(2)

Assisted Human Reproduction

 

 

 

—   House or Senate committee report: findings on proposed regulations made by Governor in Council

Before a regulation is made. (Note the unusual use of the verb “may” in subsection 66(2) of the Act.)



Assisted Human Reproduction Act

2004, c. 2, s. 66(2)

      Tabling of January 31, 2007

8510 391 145

Bankruptcy and Insolvency

 

 

 

—   House, Senate or joint committee report: comprehensive review of the provisions and operation of the Act

Within one year after the review is undertaken (after the expiration of three years after section 92 comes into force) or within such further time as the House of Commons may authorize. Section 92 came into force on June 23, 1992.

An Act to amend the Bankruptcy Act and to amend the Income Tax Act in consequence thereof

1992, c. 27, s. 92

—   House, Senate or joint committee report: review of report made pursuant to subsection 285(1) of the Act

Within one year after the laying of the report of the Minister of Industry (within five years after the coming into force of subsection 285(1)) or any further time authorized by the Senate, the House of Commons or both Houses of Parliament. Subsection 285(1) came into force on September 18, 2009.

Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act

(title amended by 1992, c. 27, s. 2)
R.S., 1985, c. B-3; s. 285(2) added by 2005, c. 47, s. 122

Canada Business Corporations

 

 

 

—   House, Senate or joint committee report: review of the provisions and operations of the Canada Business Corporations Act

Within a reasonable period after the review is undertaken (within five years after the coming into force of section 136 and within every 10 years thereafter). Section 136 came into force on November 24, 2001.





An Act to amend the Canada Business Corporations Act and the Canada Cooperatives Act and to amend other Acts in consequence

2001, c. 14, s. 136

      Report tabled on June 9, 2010

8510 403 73

Canada Elections and Income Tax

 

 

 

—   House and Senate committees reports: comprehensive review of the amendments made by the Act and recommendations concerning those amendments

Within two years after the coming into force of section 26. Section 26, as amended by 2006, chapter 1, section 1, came into force on May 11, 2006.

An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act and the Income Tax Act

2004, c. 24, s. 26; 2006, c. 1, s. 1

Canada National Marine Conservation Areas

 

 

 

—   House and Senate committees reports: disapproval of proposed amendment to Schedule 1 or 2 of the Act

Within 30 sitting days after the proposed amendment is tabled

Canada National Marine Conservation Areas Act

2002, c. 18, s. 7(2)

Canada National Parks

 

 

 

—   House and Senate committees reports: disapproval of proposed additions to Schedule 4 of the Act

Within 30 sitting days after the proposed additions to Schedule 4 are tabled

Canada National Parks Act

2000, c. 32, s. 34(2)

—   House and Senate committees reports: disapproval of proposed amendment to Schedule 1 or 2 of the Act

Within 30 sitting days after the proposed amendment is tabled

Canada National Parks Act

2000, c. 32, s. 7(2)

Canada Not-for-profit Corporations

 

 

 

—   House, Senate or joint committee report: review of the report tabled by the Minister under s. 299(1) of the Act

Within one year after the laying of the report by the Minister of Industry (within 10 years after the day on which section 299 comes into force), or within any further time authorized by the Senate, the House of Commons or both Houses of Parliament. Section 299 came into force on October 17, 2011.

Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act

2009, c. 23, s. 299(2)

Canada Post Corporation

 

 

 

—   House or joint committee report: review of report submitted pursuant to subsection 21.2(2)
of the Act

Within one year after the laying of the report by the Minister of Transport or any further time that the House of Commons or both Houses of Parliament may authorize

Canada Post Corporation Act

R.S., 1985, c. C-10; s. 21.2(3) added by 2013, c. 10, s. 3

Centennial Flame Research Award

 

 

 

—   House and Senate committees: annual report on the administration of the Act

As soon as possible after the end of each fiscal year

8560 326

Centennial Flame Research Award Act

1991, c. 17, s. 7(1)

Companies’ Creditors Arrangement

 

 

 

—   House, Senate or joint committee report: review of report made pursuant to subsection 63(1) of the Act

Within one year after the laying of the report of the Minister of Industry or any further time authorized by the Senate, the House of Commons or both Houses of Parliament

Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act

R.S., 1985, c. C-36; s. 63(2) added by 2005, c. 47, s. 131

Conflict of Interest Code for Members of the House of Commons

 

 

 

—   Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs report: comprehensive review of the provisions and operation of the “Conflict of Interest Code for Members of the House of Commons”

Within five years of the coming into force of the Code and every five years thereafter. The Code came into force on April 29, 2004.

Standing Orders of the House of Commons

Appendix 1, s. 33

—   Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs report: proposed forms and procedural and interpretative guidelines approved by the Committee

After the proposed forms and guidelines are approved by the Committee

Standing Orders of the House of Commons

Appendix 1, s. 30(2)

Corrections and Conditional Release

 

 

 

—   House committee report: comprehensive review of the operation of sections 129 to132 of the Act

Within one year after the review is undertaken (three years after the coming into force of sections 129 to 132) or within such further time as the House of Commons may authorize. Sections 129 to 132, as amended by 1995, chapter 42, sections 44 to 47, came into force on January 24, 1996.

Corrections and Conditional Release Act

1992, c. 20, s. 232(2)

Criminal Code (Attorney General of Canada v. Bedford)

 

 

 

—   House committee report: a comprehensive review of the provisions and operation of the Act, including a statement of any changes the committee recommends.

Within a year after a review is undertaken (within five years after section 45.1 of the Act comes into force) or within such further time as the House may authorize. Section 45.1 came into force 30 days after the Act received royal assent, which was on November 6, 2014.

An Act to amend the Criminal Code in response to the Supreme Court of Canada decision in Attorney General of Canada v. Bedford and to make consequential amendments to other Acts

2014, c. 25, s. 45.1

Criminal Code (organized crime and law enforcement)

 

 

 

—   House, Senate or joint committee report: review of sections 25.1 to 25.4 of the Criminal Code

Within three years after section 46.1 comes into force. Section 46.1 came into force on January 7, 2002.

      Interim report tabled on June 22, 2006



8510 391 53

An Act to amend the Criminal Code (organized crime and law enforcement) and to make consequential amendments to other Acts

2001, c. 32, s. 46.1

Criminal Code (production of records in sexual offence proceedings)

 

 

 

—   House, Senate or joint committee report: comprehensive review of the provisions and operation of the Act

Within one year after the review is undertaken (on the expiration of three years after the coming into force of the Act) or within such further time as the House of Commons may authorize. The Act came into force on May 12, 1997.

An Act to amend the Criminal Code (production of records in sexual offence proceedings)

1997, c. 30, s. 3.1(2)

Criminal Code (protection of children and other vulnerable persons)

 

 

 

—   House, Senate or joint committee report: comprehensive review of the Act and its operation

Within six months after the review is undertaken (five years after section 27.1 comes into force) or within any further time authorized by the Senate, the House of Commons or both Houses of Parliament, as the case may be. Section 27.1 came into force on January 2, 2006.

An Act to amend the Criminal Code (protection of children and other vulnerable persons) and the Canada Evidence Act

2005, c. 32, s. 27.1(2)

Criminal Code (sections 83.28, 83.29 and 83.3)

 

 

 

—   House, Senate or both Houses of Parliament committee report: comprehensive review of sections 83.28, 83.29 and 83.3 and of their operation, and recommendation with respect to extending their operation

Within a year after the review is undertaken or within any further time that the Senate, the House of Commons or both Houses of Parliament, as the case may be, may authorize

Criminal Code

R.S., 1985, c. C-46; s. 83.32(1.2) added by 2013, c. 9, s. 12(1)

Criminal code (sections 672.1 to 672.89)

 

 

 

—   House, Senate or both Houses of Parliament committee report: a comprehensive review of the operation of sections 672.1 to 672.89 of the Criminal Code, and a statement of any changes recommended

Within a year after the review is undertaken, or such further time as authorized by the Senate, the House of Commons or both Houses of Parliament, as the case may be, after the review is undertaken (within five years after sections 2 to 20 of the Act come into force). Section 20.1 came into force on April 11, 2014.

An Act to amend the Criminal Code and the National Defence Act (mental disorder)

2014, c. 6, s. 20.1

Emergencies

 

 

 

—   Parliamentary Review Committee report: exercise of powers and performance of duties and functions pursuant to a declaration of emergency

At least once every 60 days while the declaration of emergency is in effect and, in any case,

(a)    within three sitting days after a motion for revocation of the declaration is filed under subsection 59(1);

(b)    within seven sitting days after a proclamation continuing the declara- tion is issued; and

(c)     within seven sitting days after the expiration of the declaration or the revocation of the declaration by the Governor in Council.

Emergencies Act

R.S., 1985, c. 22 (4th Supp.), s. 62(6)

Employment Equity

 

 

 

—   House committee report: comprehensive review of the provisions and operation of the Act

Within six months after the completion of the review (five years after the coming into force of the Act, and at the end of every five-year period thereafter). The Act came into force on October 24, 1996.

Employment Equity Act

1995, c. 44, s. 44(2)

 

      Report tabled on June 14, 2002

8510 371 188

 

Environment

 

 

 

—   House, Senate or joint committee report: comprehensive review of the environmental and economic aspects of biofuel production in Canada including a statement of any recommendations in respect of biofuel production in Canada

Within one year after a review is undertaken (within one year after subsection 140(6) of the Act comes into force and every two years thereafter). Subsection 140(6) came into force on September 28, 2009. (Note the unusual use of the conditional tense in subsections 140(6) and (7) of the Act.)

Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

1999, c. 33; ss. 140(6) and (7) added by 2008, c. 31, s. 2

—   House, Senate or joint committee report: comprehensive review of the provisions and operation of the Act

Within one year after the review is undertaken (every five years after the coming into force of the Act) or within such further time as the House of Commons, the Senate or both Houses, as the case may be, may authorize. The last date of the coming into force of the provisions of the Act was September 13, 2001.

Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

1999, c. 33, s. 343(2)

 

      Report tabled on May 2, 2007

8510 391 229

 

Firearms

 

 

 

—   House and Senate committees reports: findings on proposed regulations made by Governor in Council

Before a regulation is made

      Report tabled on February 21, 1997

      Report tabled on December 10, 1997

      Report tabled on June 20, 2012

8510 352 79

8510 361 30

8510 411 121

Firearms Act

1995, c. 39, s. 118(3)

Freezing of Assets

 

 

 

—   House and Senate committees reports: comprehensive review of the provisions and operation of the Act and of the Special Economic Measures Act and recommendations

Within a year after the review is undertaken (within five years after section 20 comes into force) or within such further time as the Senate or the House of Commons may authorize. Section 20 came into force on March 23, 2011.

Freezing Assets of Corrupt Foreign Officials Act

2011, c. 10, s. 20(2)

Health

 

 

 

—   House, Senate or joint committee report: comprehensive review of the provisions and operation of the Act

Within one year after the review is undertaken (within five years after the coming into force of section 9). Section 9 came into force on November 6, 2012.

Controlled Drugs and Substances Act

1996, c. 19, s. 9(2)

—   Report of Standing Committee on Health or appropriate committee: review proposed regulation under paragraphs 37(1)(a), (b) or (c) of the Act

Before regulation may be made by the Governor in Council.

Canada Consumer Product Safety Act

2010, c. 21, s. 38(3)

Judicial Compensation and Benefits Commission

 

 

 

—   Report of House committee designated or established to consider matters relating to justice: inquiries or public hearings in respect of a Commission’s report

Not later than 90 sitting days after the Commission’s report is referred to the committee

Judges Act

R.S., 1985, c. J-1; s. 26(6.2) added by 1998, c. 30, s. 5; 2001, c. 7, s. 17(F)

Lobbying

 

 

 

—   House, Senate or joint committee report: comprehensive review of the provisions and operation of the Act

Within a year after the review is undertaken (every five years after section 14.1 comes into force) or within any further period that the Senate, House of Commons or both Houses of Parliament, as the case may be, may authorize. Section 14.1 came into force on June 20, 2005.

Lobbying Act

(title amended by 2006, c. 9, s. 66)
R.S., 1985, c. 44 (4th Supp.); s. 14.1 added by 2003, c. 10, s. 13

 

      Report tabled on May 14, 2012

8510 411 97

 

National Defence (court martial)

 

 

 

—   House, Senate or both Houses committee report: comprehensive review of the provisions and operation of the Act, including a statement of any changes the committee recommends

Within one year after the review is undertaken (within two years after the day on which the Act receives royal assent) or within any longer period that the Senate or the House of Commons or both Houses of Parliament may authorize. The Act received royal assent on June 18, 2008.

An Act to amend the National Defence Act (court martial) and to make a consequential amendment to another Act

2008, c. 29, s. 28

National Defence (sections 197 to 233)

 

 

 

—   House, Senate or both Houses of Parliament committee report: a comprehensive review of the operation of sections 197 to 233 of the National Defence Act, and a statement of any changes recommended

Within a year or such further time as authorized by the Senate, the House of Commons or both Houses of Parliament, as the case may be, after the review is undertaken (within five years after sections 21 to 31 of the Act come into force). Sections 21 to 31 come into force on a day or days to be fixed by order of the Governor in Council.

An Act to amend the Criminal Code and the National Defence Act (mental disorder)

2014, c. 6, s. 31.1
(not in force)

Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents

 

 

 

—   House or joint committee report: review of the provisions and operation of Part 1 of the Act (Protection of Personal Information in the Private Sector)

Within a year after the review is undertaken (every five years after Part 1 comes into force) or within any further period that the House may authorize. Part 1 came into force on January 1, 2001.

Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act

2000, c. 5, s. 29(2)

 

      Report tabled on May 2, 2007

8510 391 230

 

Pest Control Products

 

 

 

—   House, Senate or joint committee report: comprehensive review of the provisions and operation of the Act

Within one year after the review is undertaken (every seven years after the day on which section 1 comes into force) or within such further time as the House of Commons, the Senate or both Houses, as the case may be, may authorize. Section 1 came into force on June 28, 2006.

Pest Control Products Act

2002, c. 28, s. 80.1(2)

      Report tabled on April 28, 2015

8510 412 215

Quarantine

 

 

 

—   Report of appropriate committee of the House: inquiries or public hearings with respect to a proposed regulation

Before a regulation is made. (Note the use of the verb “may” in subsection 62.1(2).)

Quarantine Act

2005, c. 20, s. 62.1(2)

Referendum

 

 

 

—   House, Senate or joint committee report: review of the Act

On the expiration of three years after the coming into force of the Act. The Act came into force on June 23, 1992.

Referendum Act

1992, c. 30, s. 40(2)

Saguenay-St. Lawrence Marine Park

 

 

 

—   House committee report: approval or disapproval of proposed change to park boundaries

Before making an order to reduce the area of a park or of any zone of a park

Saguenay-St. Lawrence Marine Park Act

1997, c. 37, s. 7(2)

Species at Risk

 

 

 

—   House, Senate or joint committee report: review of the Act

Five years after section 129 comes into force. Section 129 came into force on June 5, 2003.

Species at Risk Act

2002, c. 29, s. 129

Standing Joint Committee for the Scrutiny of Regulations

 

 

 

—   Report: resolution that all or any portion of a regulation that stands permanently referred to the committee be revoked

Not specified

      subsection 36(2) of the Ontario Fisheries Regulations, 1989, as enacted by SOR/89-93

      subsection 36(2) of the Ontario Fisheries Regulations, 1989, as enacted by SOR/89-93

8510 381 122

8510 391 153

Statutory Instruments Act

R.S., 1985, c. S-22; s. 19.1 added by 2003, c. 18, s. 1

Statistics

 

 

 

—   House, Senate or joint committee report: review of subsection 18.1(2) of the Statistics Act

No later than two years before the taking of the third census of population under section 19 of the Statistics Act, after the coming into force of An Act to amend the Statistics Act, which Act came into force on June 29, 2005

An Act to amend the Statistics Act

2005, c. 31, s. 2

Transport

 

 

 

—   Report of Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities or appropriate committee of the House of Commons: review of regulations made under the Act

On the Committee’s own initiative or on receiving a written complaint regarding a specific safety concern. (Note the use of the verb “may” in subsection 47.3(1) of the Act.)

Railway Safety Act

R.S., 1985, c. 32 (4th Supp.), s. 47.3(1) added by 2012, c. 7, s. 37

Transportation of Dangerous Goods

 

 

 

—   Report of Standing Committee of the House of Commons on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities or appropriate committee: review of any regulations made under the Act

On the Committee’s own initiative or on receiving a written complaint regarding a specific safety concern. (Note the use of the verb “may” in subsection 30(3) of the Act.)

Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act, 1992

1992, c. 34; s. 30(3) added by 2009, c. 9, s. 29(3)

User Fees

 

 

 

—   Standing Committee report: review of proposal for a user fee

After a proposal for a user fee is referred to the committee pursuant to subsection 4(4). (Note the use of the verb “may” in section 5 and subsection 6(1).)

User Fees Act

2004, c. 6, s. 5 and s. 6(2)

 

      Industry Canada

8564 1

 

 

      Department of Foreign Affairs

8564 2

 

 

      Natural Resources

8564 3

 

 

      Public Works and Government Services

8510 402 88

 

 

      Environment

8564 5

 

 

      Health Canada

8564 6

 

 

      Department of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness

8564 7

 

 

      Agriculture and Agri-food (Canadian Grain Commission)

8510 411 181

 

 

      Agriculture and Agri-food (Importer licensing for Non-federally Registered Sector Products)

8510 411 195

 

 

      Agriculture and Agri-food (Canadian Food Inspection Agency)

8564 9

 

 

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