Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Resources Accord Implementation Act (S.C. 1988, c. 28)

Act current to 2016-04-12 and last amended on 2015-06-19. Previous Versions


Marginal note:Regulations
  •  (1) Subject to section 6 and on the recommendation of the Federal Minister and the Minister of Labour, the Governor in Council may make regulations generally for carrying out the purposes and provisions of this Part, including regulations

    • (a) establishing requirements in respect of anything described in subsection 210.015(2) or 210.02(2);

    • (b) respecting the manner in which an operator is required to investigate under subsection 210.017(2) any occupational disease or any accident, incident or other hazardous occurrence;

    • (c) respecting the establishment, by an operator, of procedures for safe entry to or exit from a marine installation or structure and of standards for occupancy of a marine installation or structure;

    • (d) respecting the establishment of codes of practice, and specifying who is responsible for ensuring that those codes of practice are complied with;

    • (e) respecting the safety of work or activities that are carried out in a confined space, at heights, directly over water, under water, or of any work or activity that involves the use of explosives;

    • (f) respecting ergonomic standards and procedures for a workplace;

    • (g) respecting the establishment of standards for the design, installation and maintenance of the following things:

      • (i) guards, guard-rails, barricades, fences and other equipment of a similar nature,

      • (ii) boilers and pressure vessels,

      • (iii) escalators, elevators and other devices of a similar nature,

      • (iv) all equipment for the generation, distribution or use of electricity,

      • (v) gas-burning or oil-burning equipment or other heat-generating equipment, and

      • (vi) heating, ventilation and air-conditioning systems;

    • (h) respecting the establishment of standards for the design and maintenance of equipment, machines, devices, materials and other things that may be used by employees in carrying out their job functions;

    • (i) respecting the circumstances and manner in which any thing referred to in paragraph (g) or (h) shall or shall not be used, and any qualifications that an individual is required to have in order to use it;

    • (j) specifying who is responsible for ensuring that the standards referred to in paragraphs (g) and (h) are complied with and that the things referred to in those paragraphs are used in the specified circumstances and manner and by individuals who have the required qualifications;

    • (k) respecting the establishment of standards relating to levels or limits for ventilation, lighting, temperature, humidity, sound and vibration and exposure to chemical agents, biological agents and radiation and specifying who is responsible for ensuring that those standards are complied with;

    • (l) respecting the qualifications of persons authorized to carry out prescribed training;

    • (m) respecting the establishment of fire safety and emergency measures, and specifying who is responsible for ensuring that those measures are complied with;

    • (n) respecting the provision, by an operator, an employer, or both, of sanitary and personal facilities, potable water, sustenance, and first-aid and health services;

    • (o) respecting the prevention of, and protection against, violence at the workplace;

    • (p) respecting the manner and form in which records are to be maintained and information communicated;

    • (q) respecting the manner in which programs for medical monitoring and examination referred to in paragraph 210.067(1)(f) are to be implemented, including restricting the types of interventions that may be used;

    • (r) respecting the procedures governing the granting of a permission under section 210.07 or 210.071, including any requirements for consultation or notice;

    • (s) specifying the equipment, methods, measures or standards or other things required by regulations made under this section in respect of which the granting of a permission under section 210.07 or 210.071 is prohibited;

    • (t) respecting the operation of an advisory council established under section 210.12;

    • (u) respecting any matter necessary for the purposes of the application of section 210.125, including

      • (i) the time and circumstances when, and the place where, an electronic document, as defined in section 210.123, is to be considered to have been provided or received, and

      • (ii) the circumstances in which a secure electronic signature, as defined in subsection 31(1) of the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act, is required to be linked to an electronic document, as defined in section 210.123; and

    • (v) prescribing anything that by this Part is to be prescribed.

  • Marginal note:Incorporation by reference

    (2) Regulations made under subsection (1) may incorporate any material by reference, regardless of its source, either as it exists on a particular date or as amended from time to time.

  • Marginal note:No registration or publication

    (3) For greater certainty, a document that is incorporated by reference into a regulation is not required to be transmitted for registration or published in the Canada Gazette by reason only that it is incorporated by reference.

  • Marginal note:Regulations general or specific

    (4) Regulations made under subsection (1) may be made applicable to all persons or one or more classes of persons.

  • Marginal note:Recommendation of Minister of Transport

    (5) Regulations made under subsection (1) in respect of employees and other passengers on a passenger craft, or the passenger craft, shall, in addition to the requirement set out in that subsection, be made on the recommendation of the Minister of Transport.

  • 2014, c. 13, s. 84.
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