Canadian Energy Regulator Act
374 (1) In exercising its powers and performing its duties and functions, the Regulator must give effect to NAFTA, CCFTA and CCRFTA.
(2) The Governor in Council may, either on the recommendation of the Minister made at the request of the Regulator or on the Governor in Council’s own motion, give directions respecting the manner in which the Regulator is to perform the duty imposed on it by subsection (1) or the interpretation to be given to NAFTA, CCFTA or CCRFTA by the Regulator for the purposes of this Act.
(3) A direction issued under subsection (2) is binding on the Regulator from the time it comes into force and, unless it provides otherwise, applies in respect of matters pending before the Regulator at that time.
Marginal note:Request of Regulator
(4) The Regulator may, in order to request the issuance of a direction under subsection (2), suspend the determination of any matter of which it is seized.
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