Electronic Alternatives Regulations for the Purposes of the Federal Real Property and Federal Immovables Act

SOR/2004-308

PERSONAL INFORMATION PROTECTION AND ELECTRONIC DOCUMENTS ACT

Registration 2004-12-13

Electronic Alternatives Regulations for the Purposes of the Federal Real Property and Federal Immovables Act

The President of the Treasury Board, as the responsible authority for the Federal Real Property and Federal Immovables Act in accordance with the definition "responsible authority" in subsection 31(1) of the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents ActFootnote a, pursuant to section 50 of that Act, hereby makes the annexed Electronic Alternatives Regulations for the Purposes of the Federal Real Property and Federal Immovables Act.

Ottawa, December 6, 2004

Reginald B. Alcock

The President of the Treasury Board

Interpretation

 The following definitions apply in these Regulations.

Act

Act means the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act unless the context otherwise requires. (Loi)

Crown grant

Crown grant means any of the instruments or acts referred to in section 5 of the Federal Real Property and Federal Immovables Act, a plan referred to in section 7 of that Act or any other instrument or act by which federal real property may be granted. (concession de l'État)

federal real property

federal real property has the meaning assigned to that term in section 2 of the Federal Real Property and Federal Immovables Act. (bien réel fédéral)

Ontario law

Ontario law means the applicable law of the Province of Ontario that requires or authorizes the use of electronic means in respect of documents to be registered. (règles de droit de l'Ontario)

registered

registered has the meaning assigned to that term in section 17 of the Land Registration Reform Act of Ontario. (enregistré)

Application

 These Regulations apply only in respect of federal real property situated in the Province of Ontario.

Electronic Documents

 For the purposes of the application of section 41 of the Act, an electronic document must be in the form required or authorized by the Ontario law in order for that electronic document to satisfy any requirement for a written document under

  • SOR/2005-408, s. 1.

Electronic Signature

  • SOR/2005-408, s. 2.

Coming into Force

 These Regulations come into force on the day on which they are registered.

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