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Offshore Health and Safety Act (S.C. 2014, c. 13)

Assented to 2014-06-19

Marginal note:Replacement of reference to Canada-Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board

 Item 15.1 of the schedule to the Privacy Act Heads of Government Institutions Designation Order is replaced by the following:

ItemColumn IColumn II
Government InstitutionPosition
15.1
  • Canada–Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board

    Office Canada – Terre-Neuve-et-Labrador des hydrocarbures extracôtiers

  • Chairperson

    Président

COORDINATING AMENDMENTS

Marginal note:Bill C-4
  •  (1) Subsections (2) and (3) apply if Bill C-4, introduced in the 2nd session of the 41st Parliament and entitled the Economic Action Plan 2013 Act, No. 2 (in this section referred to as the “other Act”), receives royal assent.

  • (2) On the first day on which both subsection 194(1) of the other Act and subsection 94(1) of this Act are in force, subsections 144(1) and (1.1) of the Canada Labour Code are replaced by the following:

    Marginal note:Evidence in civil or administrative proceedings precluded
    • 144. (1) No person to whom powers, duties or functions have been delegated under subsection 140(1), or under an agreement entered into under subsection 140(2), and no person who has accompanied or assisted that person in exercising those powers or performing those duties or functions may be required to give testimony in civil or administrative proceedings, other than proceedings under this Part, with regard to information obtained in exercising those powers or performing those duties or functions, except with the written permission of the Minister, in which case subsection (5) does not apply to restrict the disclosure of the information.

    • Marginal note:Evidence in civil or administrative proceedings precluded  — Minister

      (1.1) The Minister shall not be required to give testimony in civil or administrative proceedings, other than proceedings under this Part, with regard to information obtained in the exercise of powers or the performance of duties or functions the Minister is authorized to exercise or perform under this Part, except for those powers, duties or functions that shall not be the subject of an agreement entered into under subsection 140(2).

  • (3) On the first day on which both subsection 194(2) of the other Act and subsection 94(2) of this Act are in force, subsection 144(5) of the Canada Labour Code is replaced by the following:

    • Marginal note:Information not to be published

      (5) No person shall, except for the purposes of this Part or for the purposes of a prosecution under this Part or unless the Minister is satisfied that the publication or disclosure is in the interest of occupational health and safety or the public interest, publish or disclose any information obtained as a result of activities carried out under section 141.

COMING INTO FORCE

Marginal note:Order in council

 Sections 2 to 93, or any provision enacted by section 45 or 84, and sections 96 to 119, come into force on a day or days to be fixed by order of the Governor in Council.

 
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