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Electricity and Gas Inspection Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. E-4)

Act current to 2020-10-05 and last amended on 2019-06-21. Previous Versions

Adaptation (continued)

Marginal note:Where motion adopted and concurred in

  •  (1) Where a motion taken up and considered in accordance with sections 40 and 41 is adopted by the House of Parliament in which it was introduced and is concurred in by the other House, the particular order to which the motion relates shall stand revoked but without prejudice to the making of a further order of a like nature pursuant to paragraph 39(1)(b).

  • Marginal note:Where motion not adopted or concurred in

    (2) Where a motion taken up and considered in accordance with sections 40 and 41 is not adopted by the House of Parliament in which it was introduced or is adopted, with or without amendments, by that House but is not concurred in by the other House, the particular order to which the motion relates comes into force immediately on the failure to adopt the motion or concur therein, as the case may be.

  • 1980-81-82-83, c. 87, s. 39

Marginal note:Negative resolution of Parliament

 When each House of Parliament enacts rules whereby any regulation made subject to negative resolution of Parliament within the meaning of section 39 of the Interpretation Act may be made the subject of a resolution of both Houses of Parliament introduced and passed in accordance with the rules of those Houses, sections 40 to 42 of this Act are thereupon repealed and an order made thereafter pursuant to paragraph 39(1)(b) is an order made subject to negative resolution of Parliament within the meaning of section 39 of the Interpretation Act.

  • 1980-81-82-83, c. 87, s. 40

Her Majesty

Marginal note:Binding on Her Majesty

 This Act is binding on Her Majesty in right of Canada or a province.

  • 1980-81-82-83, c. 87, s. 2

Repeal and Transitional

Marginal note:Repeals

 The Electricity Inspection Act, chapter E-4 of the Revised Statutes of Canada, 1970, and the Gas Inspection Act, chapter G-2 of the Revised Statutes of Canada, 1970, are repealed.

  • 1980-81-82-83, c. 87, s. 41

Marginal note:Transitional

  •  (1) Reference in this Act to a verified meter includes a meter that has, before the commencement of this Act, been verified in accordance with the Electricity Inspection Act, chapter E-4 of the Revised Statutes of Canada, 1970, or the Gas Inspection Act, chapter G-2 of the Revised Statutes of Canada, 1970, and with the regulations made thereunder.

  • Marginal note:Idem

    (2) Any permission or approval granted by the Minister or director pursuant to section 8 or 9 of the Electricity Inspection Act, chapter E-4 of the Revised Statutes of Canada, 1970, or subsection 9(4) of the Gas Inspection Act, chapter G-2 of the Revised Statutes of Canada, 1970, and subsisting immediately before the commencement of this Act shall have effect as if granted under section 9 of this Act but, subject to subsection 11(4), the Minister may, if he deems it proper to do so, revoke any such permission or approval and thereupon subsection 11(3) shall apply accordingly.

  • Marginal note:Idem

    (3) Where a contractor

    • (a) sells electricity on the basis of measurement and holds a certificate of registration obtained under section 7 of the Electricity Inspection Act, chapter E-4 of the Revised Statutes of Canada, 1970, or

    • (b) sells gas on the basis of measurement and holds a certificate of registration obtained under section 5 of the Gas Inspection Act, chapter G-2 of the Revised Statutes of Canada, 1970,

    the certificate shall, if it was valid immediately before the commencement of this Act, be deemed to have been issued under the authority of subsection 6(2) in respect of the supply of electricity or gas, as the case may be, and, on a trial referred to in section 38, any document purporting to be a certificate referred to in paragraph (a) or (b) shall, in the absence of evidence to the contrary, be deemed to be such a certificate but this subsection, in so far as it requires any such document to be deemed such a certificate, does not apply unless the party intending to produce the document at the trial has given to the party against whom it is intended to be produced reasonable notice of such intention together with a copy of the document.

  • 1980-81-82-83, c. 87, s. 42

Coming into Force

Marginal note:Commencement

Footnote * This Act or any provision thereof shall come into force on a day or days to be fixed by proclamation and different days may be so fixed for any such provision to come into force as regards electricity and gas, respectively.

  • 1980-81-82-83, c. 87, s. 44
 
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