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Northwest Territories Devolution Act (S.C. 2014, c. 2)

Assented to 2014-03-25

Amendments to Other Acts

R.S., c. A-1Access to Information Act

Marginal note:2013, c. 14, s. 17

 Schedule I to the Access to Information Act is amended by striking out the following under the heading “OTHER GOVERNMENT INSTITUTIONS”:

  • Northwest Territories Surface Rights Board

    Office des droits de surface des Territoires du Nord-Ouest

  • Northwest Territories Water Board

    Office des eaux des Territoires du Nord-Ouest

R.S., c. A-12Arctic Waters Pollution Prevention Act

Marginal note:2002, c. 7, s. 278

 The definition “analyst” in section 2 of the Arctic Waters Pollution Prevention Act is replaced by the following:

“analyst”

« analyste »

“analyst” means a person designated as an analyst under the Canada Water Act, the Mackenzie Valley Resource Management Act or the Nunavut Waters and Nunavut Surface Rights Tribunal Act;

R.S., c. C-5Canada Evidence Act

Marginal note:2002, c. 7, s. 96

 Subsection 22(2) of the Canada Evidence Act is replaced by the following:

  • Marginal note:Territories

    (2) Evidence of any proclamation, order, regulation or appointment made by the Lieutenant Governor or Lieutenant Governor in Council of the Northwest Territories, as constituted prior to September 1, 1905, or by the Legislature of Yukon, of the Northwest Territories or for Nunavut, may be given by the production of a copy of the Canada Gazette purporting to contain a copy of the proclamation, order, regulation or appointment, or a notice of it.

R.S., c. C-11Canada Water Act

Marginal note:2002, c. 7, s. 115

 The definition “federal waters” in subsection 2(1) of the Canada Water Act is replaced by the following:

“federal waters”

« eaux fédérales »

“federal waters” means — other than in Yukon and the Northwest Territories — waters under the exclusive legislative jurisdiction of Parliament and

  • (a) in Yukon, waters in a federal conservation area as defined in section 2 of the Yukon Act, and

  • (b) in the Northwest Territories, waters other than those in respect of which the Legislature of the Northwest Territories may make laws under paragraph 18(1)(n) of the Northwest Territories Act;

R.S., c. C-50; 1990, c. 8, s. 21Crown Liability and Proceedings Act

Marginal note:2002, c. 7, s. 151

 The definition “servant” in section 2 of the Crown Liability and Proceedings Act is replaced by the following:

“servant”

« préposés »

“servant” includes agent, but does not include any person appointed or employed by or under the authority of a law of the Legislature of Yukon, of the Northwest Territories or for Nunavut;

R.S., c. E-3Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act

Marginal note:1993, c. 28, s. 78 (Sch. III, item 45.3); 1998, c. 15, s. 25

 Section 30 of the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act is replaced by the following:

Marginal note:Territorial electoral districts

30. In each of Yukon, the Northwest Territories and Nunavut, there shall be one electoral district respectively named and described as follows, each of which shall return one member:

Yukon: consisting of Yukon as bounded and described in Schedule 1 to the Yukon Act.

Western Arctic: consisting of the Northwest Territories as bounded and described in the definition “Northwest Territories” in section 2 of the Northwest Territories Act.

Nunavut: consisting of Nunavut as bounded and described in section 3 of the Nunavut Act.

R.S., c. E-15Excise Tax Act

Marginal note:2002, c. 7, s. 166

 Subsection 2(2) of the Excise Tax Act is replaced by the following:

  • Marginal note:Application to territories

    (2) For the purposes of this Act, the expression “Her Majesty in right of a province” includes the governments of Yukon, the Northwest Territories and Nunavut and the expression “legislature of any province” includes the Legislative Assembly of Yukon, the Northwest Territories or Nunavut.

R.S., c. F-8; 1995, c. 17, s. 45(1)Federal-Provincial Fiscal Arrangements Act

Marginal note:2007, c. 29, s. 62
  •  (1) The portion of section 4.7 of the French version of the Federal-Provincial Fiscal Arrangements Act before paragraph (a) is replaced by the following:

    Marginal note:Recouvrement — Yukon

    4.7 Le ministre peut recouvrer sur les sommes à payer au Yukon au titre de la présente partie la somme, déterminée par le ministre, qui est calculée au titre des dispositions ci-après des accords suivants :

  • (2) Section 4.7 of the Act is renumbered as subsection 4.7(1) and is amended by adding the following:

    • Marginal note:Recovery — Northwest Territories

      (2) The Minister may recover, from any amount payable under this Part to the Northwest Territories, the amount, as determined by the Minister, that is computed under section 10.2 of the Northwest Territories Lands and Resources Devolution Agreement that was made on June 25, 2013, as amended from time to time.

R.S., c. H-6Canadian Human Rights Act

 Subsection 66(3) of the Canadian Human Rights Act is repealed.

R.S., c. I-3Importation of Intoxicating Liquors Act

Marginal note:2002, c. 7, s. 182

 The definition “province” in section 2 of the Importation of Intoxicating Liquors Act is replaced by the following:

“province”

« province »

“province” means any province — other than Yukon and the Northwest Territories — in which there is in force an Act giving the government of the province or any board, commission, officer or other governmental agency control over the sale of intoxicating liquor in that province;

R.S., c. I-6Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development Act

Marginal note:2002, c. 7, s. 156

 Section 6 of the Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development Act is replaced by the following:

Marginal note:Administration of lands — Nunavut
  • 6. (1) The Minister has the administration of lands situated in Nunavut belonging to Her Majesty in right of Canada except those lands

    • (a) that are under the administration of any other minister of the Government of Canada or any agent corporation as defined in subsection 83(1) of the Financial Administration Act; or

    • (b) that are under the administration and control of the Commissioner of Nunavut under the Nunavut Act.

  • Marginal note:Yukon and Northwest Territories

    (2) The Minister has the administration of public real property as defined in section 2 of the Yukon Act — and public lands as defined in section 2 of the Northwest Territories Act — except that public real property or those public lands, as the case may be, that are under

    • (a) the administration of another minister of the Government of Canada or any agent corporation as defined in subsection 83(1) of the Financial Administration Act; or

    • (b) the administration and control of the Commissioner of Yukon or the Commissioner of the Northwest Territories, as the case may be, under the applicable Act.

R.S., c. I-21Interpretation Act

Marginal note:2002, c. 7, s. 188(1)
  •  (1) The definition “legislative assembly”, “legislative council” or “legislature” in subsection 35(1) of the Interpretation Act is repealed.

  • Marginal note:2002, c. 7, s. 188(1)

    (2) The definitions “Act” and “lieutenant governor in council” in subsection 35(1) of the Act are replaced by the following:

    “Act”

    « loi provinciale »

    “Act”, in respect of an Act of a legislature, includes a law of the Legislature of Yukon, of the Northwest Territories or for Nunavut;

    “lieutenant governor in council”

    « lieutenant-gouverneur en conseil »

    “lieutenant governor in council” means

    • (a) the lieutenant governor of the province indicated by the enactment acting by and with the advice of, by and with the advice and consent of, or in conjunction with, the executive council,

    • (b) in Yukon, the Commissioner of Yukon acting with the consent of the Executive Council of Yukon,

    • (c) in the Northwest Territories, the Commissioner of the Northwest Territories acting with the consent of the Executive Council of the Northwest Territories, and

    • (d) in Nunavut, the Commissioner;

  • (3) Subsection 35(1) of the Act is amended by adding the following in alphabetical order:

    “legislative assembly” or “legislature”

    « législature » ou « assemblée législative »

    “legislative assembly” or “legislature” includes the Lieutenant Governor in Council and the Legislative Assembly of the Northwest Territories, as constituted before September 1, 1905, and the Legislature of Yukon, of the Northwest Territories or for Nunavut;

 
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