Marginal note:Words in regulations
16. Where an enactment confers power to make regulations, expressions used in the regulations have the same respective meanings as in the enactment conferring the power.
- R.S., c. I-23, s. 15.
Marginal note:Her Majesty not bound or affected unless stated
17. No enactment is binding on Her Majesty or affects Her Majesty or Her Majesty’s rights or prerogatives in any manner, except as mentioned or referred to in the enactment.
- R.S., c. I-23, s. 16.
18. (1) Where an enactment authorizes the issue of a proclamation, the proclamation shall be understood to be a proclamation of the Governor in Council.
Marginal note:Proclamation to be issued on advice
(2) Where the Governor General is authorized to issue a proclamation, the proclamation shall be understood to be a proclamation issued under an order of the Governor in Council, but it is not necessary to mention in the proclamation that it is issued under such an order.
Marginal note:Effective day of proclamations
(3) A proclamation that is issued under an order of the Governor in Council may purport to have been issued on the day of the order or on any subsequent day and, if so, takes effect on that day.
(4) [Repealed, 1992, c. 1, s. 88]
- R.S., 1985, c. I-21, s. 18;
- 1992, c. 1, s. 88.
Marginal note:Administration of oaths
19. (1) Where, by an enactment or by a rule of the Senate or House of Commons, evidence under oath is authorized or required to be taken, or an oath is authorized or directed to be made, taken or administered, the oath may be administered, and a certificate of its having been made, taken or administered may be given by
(a) any person authorized by the enactment or rule to take the evidence; or
(b) a judge of any court, a notary public, a justice of the peace or a commissioner for taking affidavits, having authority or jurisdiction within the place where the oath is administered.
Marginal note:Where justice of peace empowered
(2) Where power is conferred on a justice of the peace to administer an oath or solemn affirmation or to take an affidavit or declaration, the power may be exercised by a notary public or a commissioner for taking oaths.
- R.S., c. I-23, s. 18.
Reports to Parliament
Marginal note:Reports to Parliament
20. Where an Act requires a report or other document to be laid before Parliament and, in compliance with the Act, a particular report or document has been laid before Parliament at a session thereof, nothing in the Act shall be construed as requiring the same report or document to be laid before Parliament at any subsequent session.
- R.S., c. I-23, s. 19.
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