Yukon Act (S.C. 2002, c. 7)

Assented to 2002-03-27

R.S., c. A-16; 1997, c. 9, s. 89Nuclear Energy Act

Marginal note:1994, c. 43, s. 81

 Subsection 10(2) of the Nuclear Energy Act is replaced by the following:

1993, c. 28Nunavut Act

Marginal note:1999, c. 3, s. 3

 Section 32 of the Nunavut Act is replaced by the following:

Marginal note:Ex officio judges

32. A judge, other than a deputy judge, of the Supreme Court of Yukon and of the Supreme Court of the Northwest Territories is ex officio a judge of the Nunavut Court of Justice.

1996, c. 31Oceans Act

Marginal note:1993, c. 28, s. 78 (Sch. III, s. 115); 1998, c. 15, s. 35

 The definition “federal laws” in section 2 of the Oceans Act is replaced by the following:

“federal laws”

« droit »

“federal laws” includes Acts of Parliament, regulations as defined in subsection 2(1) of the Interpretation Act and any other rules of law within the jurisdiction of Parliament, but does not include ordinances within the meaning of the Northwest Territories Act or laws of the Legislature of Yukon or of the Legislature for Nunavut;

R.S., c. 31 (4th Supp.)Official Languages Act

Marginal note:1993, c. 28, s. 78 (Sch. III, s. 116)

 Paragraph (i) of the definition “federal institution” in subsection 3(1) of the Official Languages Act is replaced by the following:

  • (i) any institution of the Council or government of the Northwest Territories or of the Legislative Assembly or government of Yukon or Nunavut, or

Marginal note:1993, c. 28, s. 78 (Sch. III, s. 117)

 Paragraph 7(3)(a) of the Act is replaced by the following:

  • (a) an ordinance of the Northwest Territories or a law made by the Legislature of Yukon or the Legislature for Nunavut, or any instrument made under any such ordinance or law, or

R.S., c. 32 (2nd Supp.)Pension Benefits Standards Act, 1985

Marginal note:1993, c. 28, s. 78 (Sch. III, s. 120)

 Paragraph 4(4)(i) of the Pension Benefits Standards Act, 1985 is replaced by the following:

  • (i) any work, undertaking or business outside the exclusive legislative authority of provincial legislatures, and any work, undertaking or business of a local or private nature in Yukon, the Northwest Territories or Nunavut.

R.S., c. P-21Privacy Act

Marginal note:1994, c. 43, s. 91

 The schedule to the Privacy Act is amended by striking out the following under the heading “Other Government Institutions”:

  • Yukon Surface Rights Board

    Office des droits de surface du Yukon

 The schedule to the Act is amended by striking out the following under the heading “Other Government Institutions”:

  • Yukon Territory Water Board

    Office des eaux du territoire du Yukon

R.S., c. P-33Public Service Employment Act

Marginal note:1993, c. 28, s. 78 (Sch. III, s. 123)

 Section 32 of the Public Service Employment Act is replaced by the following:

Definition of “candidate”

32. For the purposes of sections 33 and 34, “candidate” means a candidate for election as a member of the House of Commons, a member of the legislature of a province, a member of the Council of the Northwest Territories or a member of the Legislative Assembly of Yukon or Nunavut.

Marginal note:1993, c. 28, s. 78 (Sch. III, s. 124(E))

 Subsection 33(5) of the English version of the Act is replaced by the following:

  • Marginal note:Effect of election

    (5) An employee who is declared elected as a member of the House of Commons, of the legislature of a province, of the Council of the Northwest Territories or of the Legislative Assembly of Yukon or Nunavut ceases to be an employee on that declaration.

R.S., c. P-35Public Service Staff Relations Act

Marginal note:1993, c. 28, s. 78 (Sch. III, s. 125)

 Subsection 13(3) of the Public Service Staff Relations Act is replaced by the following:

  • Marginal note:Eligibility

    (3) Notwithstanding paragraph (1)(c), a person is not ineligible to hold office as a member of the Board by reason only of holding office as a member of any board that may be constituted by the Commissioner in Council of the Northwest Territories, the Legislature of Yukon or the Legislature for Nunavut with powers and duties similar to those of the Board.

R.S., c. P-36Public Service Superannuation Act

 Part II of Schedule I to the Public Service Superannuation Act is amended by replacing the expression “Employees of the Government of the Yukon Territory” with the expression “Employees of the Government of Yukon”.

R.S., c. R-2Radiocommunication Act

Marginal note:1994, c. 43, s. 92

 Subsections 7(4) and (5) of the Radiocommunication Act are replaced by the following:

  • Marginal note:Exception

    (4) Notwithstanding subsection (3), any dispute as to the compensation to be paid for the taking of possession of a radio station on settlement land as defined in section 2 of the Yukon First Nations Land Claims Settlement Act, land identified as such in a self-government agreement as defined in the Yukon First Nations Self-Government Act or on Tetlit Gwich’in Yukon land may be heard and determined only by the body established under the laws of the Legislature of Yukon having jurisdiction with respect to surface rights and in accordance with those laws.

  • Marginal note:Settlement land

    (5) If the Yukon first nation concerned does not consent to it, no interest in settlement land as defined in section 2 of the Yukon First Nations Land Claims Settlement Act or identified as such in a self-government agreement as defined in the Yukon First Nations Self-Government Act may be taken possession of under this section without the consent of the Governor in Council.

R.S., c. 32 (4th Supp.)Railway Safety Act

Marginal note:1999, c. 3, s. 82

 Paragraph (e) of the definition “superior court” in subsection 4(1) of the English version of the Railway Safety Act is replaced by the following:

  • (e) in Yukon and the Northwest Territories, the Supreme Court, and in Nunavut, the Nunavut Court of Justice;

R.S., c. R-10Royal Canadian Mounted Police Act

Marginal note:1993, c. 28, s. 78 (Sch. III, s. 130)

 Paragraphs 24(a) and (b) of the English version of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Act are replaced by the following:

  • (a) that any personal property that has, in Yukon, the Northwest Territories or Nunavut, come into the hands of any member in the course of the member’s duties has been abandoned by the owner of it or the person entitled to it, or

  • (b) that a reasonable attempt has been made to find the owner of or person entitled to any personal property that has, in Yukon, the Northwest Territories or Nunavut, come into the hands of any member in the course of the member’s duties, but the owner or person cannot be found,

R.S., c. S-22Statutory Instruments Act

Marginal note:1993, c. 28, s. 78 (Sch. III, s. 131); 1998, c. 15, s. 38

 Subparagraph (b)(iv) of the definition “statutory instrument” in subsection 2(1) of the Statutory Instruments Act is replaced by the following:

  • (iv) an ordinance of the Northwest Territories, a law made by the Legislature of Yukon or the Legislature for Nunavut, a rule made by the Legislative Assembly of Yukon under section 16 of the Yukon Act or by the Legislative Assembly of Nunavut under section 21 of the Nunavut Act or any instrument issued, made or established under any such ordinance, law or rule.

R.S., c. S-26Supreme Court Act

Marginal note:1993, c. 28, s. 78 (Sch. III, s. 133)

 Subsection 2(2) of the English version of the Supreme Court Act is replaced by the following:

  • Marginal note:Application to the territories

    (2) For the purposes of this Act, the expression “highest court of final resort in a province” includes, in Yukon, the Northwest Territories or Nunavut, the Court of Appeal of that territory.

 
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