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Economic Action Plan 2013 Act, No. 2 (S.C. 2013, c. 40)

Act current to 2022-09-22 and last amended on 2018-11-26. Previous Versions

PART 3Various Measures (continued)

DIVISION 3Financial Institutions (Investments)

Trust and Loan Companies Act

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Bank Act

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Insurance Companies Act

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Cooperative Credit Associations Act

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DIVISION 4Passports

Criminal Code

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Amendment to the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Act

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DIVISION 5Canada Labour Code

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Transitional Provisions

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Consequential Amendments

National Energy Board Act

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Hazardous Materials Information Review Act

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Non-smokers’ Health Act

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Coming into Force

Marginal note:Order in council

Footnote * The provisions of this Division come into force on a day or days to be fixed by order of the Governor in Council.

DIVISION 6Changes to the Canadian Ministry

Department of Human Resources and Skills Development Act

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Salaries Act

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Transitional Provisions

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Consequential Amendments

Access to Information Act

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Financial Administration Act

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Privacy Act

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Family Orders and Agreements Enforcement Assistance Act

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Income Tax Act

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Public Sector Compensation Act

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Canada Student Financial Assistance Act

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Immigration and Refugee Protection Act

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Terminology

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DIVISION 7Dominion Coal Blocks

Marginal note:Definitions

 The following definitions apply in this Division.

Crow’s Nest Pass Act

Crow’s Nest Pass Act means An Act to authorize a Subsidy for a Railway through the Crow’s Nest Pass, chapter 5 of the Statutes of Canada 1897. (Loi du Nid-de-Corbeau)

Dominion Coal Blocks

Dominion Coal Blocks means the selected land referred to in paragraph 1(i.) of the Crow’s Nest Pass Act, being

  • (a) Parcel Identifier 014-832-020, Parcel 73, shown on Plan DD 729 (F25(2)), District Lot 4589, Kootenay District, British Columbia; and

  • (b) Parcel Identifier 014-832-038, Parcel 82, shown on Plan DD 729 (F25(1)), District Lot 4589, Kootenay District, British Columbia, except Part included in Plan 6844. (Réserve fédérale de charbon)

Minister

Minister means the Minister designated under section 240, or, if none is designated, the Minister of Natural Resources. (ministre)

Marginal note:Designation of Minister

 The Governor in Council may, by order, designate any federal minister to be the Minister referred to in this Division.

Marginal note:Dominion Coal Blocks

 Nothing in the Crow’s Nest Pass Act, in the agreement mentioned in that Act or in any covenant in the instrument conveying the Dominion Coal Blocks to His Majesty in right of Canada operates so as to limit the power of Her Majesty in right of Canada to hold, dispose of or otherwise deal with the Dominion Coal Blocks, or any part of the Dominion Coal Blocks or any interest in them, in any manner and on any conditions that Her Majesty in right of Canada considers appropriate.

Marginal note:Powers of Minister

  •  (1) With the approval of the Governor in Council, and subject to any terms that the Governor in Council considers appropriate, the Minister may dispose of the Dominion Coal Blocks, or any part of the Dominion Coal Blocks or any interest in them, in any manner and on any conditions established under section 241.

  • Marginal note:Exception — easements

    (2) Despite subsection (1), the Minister may grant an easement over any part of the Dominion Coal Blocks without the approval of the Governor in Council.

  • Marginal note:Powers of Minister

    (3) The Minister may do anything that he or she considers necessary to prepare the Dominion Coal Blocks, or any part of the Dominion Coal Blocks or any interest in them, for disposition.

  • Marginal note:Administration

    (4) The Minister has the administration of the Dominion Coal Blocks.

Marginal note:Application of provincial law

 A disposition under section 241 or subsection 242(1) or (2) may be effected by any instrument by which an interest in real property may be disposed of by a private person under the laws in force in British Columbia.

Marginal note:Her Majesty’s obligations are terminated

 All obligations and liabilities of Her Majesty in right of Canada arising out of any of the matters referred to in paragraph 1(i.) of the Crow’s Nest Pass Act, and all rights acquired by any other party under any covenant in the instrument conveying the Dominion Coal Blocks to His Majesty in right of Canada relating to those matters, are extinguished.

Marginal note:No liability

 No action or other proceeding, including any action or proceeding in restitution, or for damages of any kind, that is based on or is in relation to any agreement in respect of the Dominion Coal Blocks that existed on or before the coming into force of this section lies or may be instituted by anyone against Her Majesty in right of Canada or any minister or any employee or agent of Her Majesty in right of Canada, or any person engaged to provide advice or services to Her Majesty in right of Canada in relation to such an agreement, for anything done or omitted to be done or for anything purported to have been done or omitted to be done, in the exercise or performance of their powers, duties and functions.

Marginal note:No compensation

 No one is entitled to any compensation from Her Majesty in right of Canada in connection with the coming into force of section 244.

Marginal note:Application of money from disposition

 The money from a sale or other disposition made under section 241 or subsection 242(1) or (2) minus an amount equal to the amount paid or payable by Her Majesty in right of Canada, or any agent of Her Majesty in right of Canada, under an agreement relating to the disposition, including the management of that disposition, is public money for the purposes of the Financial Administration Act.

Marginal note:Federal Real Property and Federal Immovables Act

 The Federal Real Property and Federal Immovables Act does not apply to any disposition of the Dominion Coal Blocks.

DIVISION 8Reorganization of Certain Crown Corporations (Bridges)

Interpretation

Definition of amalgamated corporation

 In this Division, amalgamated corporation means any corporation resulting from an amalgamation referred to in subsection 252(1).

  • 2013, c. 40, s. 249
  • 2014, c. 39, s. 261

Amalgamation

Marginal note:Continuance under Canada Business Corporations Act

 Despite section 103 of the Financial Administration Act, the directors of the Blue Water Bridge Authority may, under subsection 268(4) of the Canada Business Corporations Act, apply for a certificate of continuance.

Marginal note:Continuance

 Despite subsection 268(8.1) of the Canada Business Corporations Act, sections 6 to 13, 17, 18 and 21.1 of the Blue Water Bridge Authority Act continue to apply to the Blue Water Bridge Authority after its continuance under the Canada Business Corporations Act.

  • 2014, c. 39, s. 262

Marginal note:Articles

 For the purposes of paragraph 90(1)(c) of the Financial Administration Act, The Federal Bridge Corporation Limited may, before any amalgamation referred to in subsection 252(1), amend its articles to make a material change in the objects or purposes for which it was incorporated, or the restrictions on the businesses or activities that it may carry on, as set out in its articles.

Marginal note:Amalgamation authorized

  •  (1) For the purposes of paragraph 90(1)(e) of the Financial Administration Act and despite section 14 of An Act to incorporate St. Mary’s River Bridge Company, the amalgamation of the following corporations with each other is authorized, the amalgamation of any of the following corporations with the corporation that results from the amalgamation of two or three of the other corporations is authorized and the amalgamation of any of the following corporations with any corporation that results from the amalgamation of two of the other corporations with the third corporation is authorized:

    • (a) The Federal Bridge Corporation Limited;

    • (b) St. Mary’s River Bridge Company;

    • (c) The Seaway International Bridge Corporation, Ltd.; and

    • (d) Blue Water Bridge Authority.

  • Marginal note:Transitional

    (2) The chief executive officer and the members of the board of directors of The Federal Bridge Corporation Limited continue as the chief executive officer and members of the board of directors, respectively, of

    • (a) the corporation that results from the amalgamation of The Federal Bridge Corporation Limited with either or both of the corporations referred to in paragraphs (1)(b) and (c); and

    • (b) the corporation that results from the amalgamation of either of the corporations referred to in paragraphs (1)(b) and (c) with the corporation that results from the amalgamation of The Federal Bridge Corporation Limited with the other of the corporations referred to in those paragraphs, if The Federal Bridge Corporation Limited amalgamated with only one of them.

Marginal note:Amalgamated corporation an agent

 An amalgamated corporation is an agent of Her Majesty in right of Canada.

  • 2013, c. 40, s. 253
  • 2014, c. 39, ss. 263, 264
 
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