Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act

Version of section 293 from 2011-10-17 to 2018-04-30:


Marginal note:Regulations

  •  (1) The Governor in Council may make regulations

    • (a) prescribing any matter required or authorized by this Act to be prescribed;

    • (b) defining, enlarging or restricting the meaning of any word or expression used but not defined in this Act;

    • (c) requiring the payment of a fee in respect of the receipt, acceptance, examination, issuance or copying of any document, or in respect of any action that the Director is required or authorized to take under this Act, and prescribing the amount of the fee or the manner of determining the fee;

    • (d) respecting the payment of fees, including the time when and the manner in which the fees are to be paid, the additional fees that may be charged for the late payment of fees and the circumstances in which any fees previously paid may be refunded in whole or in part;

    • (e) prescribing, for the purposes of paragraph 163(6)(e), the minimum amount of support required in relation to the number of times that a substantially similar proposal was submitted to members within the prescribed period;

    • (f) respecting applications made under subsection 2(6), 25(1) or (2), 104(3), 160(2), 162(5) or 171(2) or section 173, 190 or 271 including prescribing the form and manner of, and time for, making the applications, the information and evidence to be submitted in connection with the applications, the procedure to be followed in the consideration of the applications, the factors to be taken into account in their consideration and, if applicable, any conditions that may or must form part of decisions on the applications;

    • (g) prescribing any matter necessary for the purposes of the application of Part 17, including the time and circumstances when an electronic document is to be considered to have been provided or received and the place where it is considered to have been provided or received;

    • (h) prescribing the manner of, and conditions for, participating in a meeting by means of a telephonic, electronic or other communication facility that permits all participants to communicate adequately with each other during the meeting;

    • (i) prescribing, for the purposes of subsections 165(3) and (4), the manner of, and conditions for, voting at a meeting of members by means of a telephonic, electronic or other communication facility;

    • (j) respecting any matter relating to voting by members not in attendance at a meeting of members; and

    • (k) generally, for carrying out the purposes and provisions of this Act.

  • Marginal note:Incorporation by reference

    (2) The regulations may incorporate any material by reference regardless of its source and either as it exists on a particular date or as amended from time to time.

  • Marginal note:Incorporated material is not a regulation

    (3) Material does not become a regulation for the purposes of the Statutory Instruments Act because it is incorporated by reference.

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