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Energy Supplies Emergency Act

Version of section 30 from 2002-12-31 to 2004-12-14:

Marginal note:Regulations

 For the purpose of implementing an order under section 29, the Board may, with the approval of the Governor in Council, make regulations

  • (a) extending the mandatory allocation program established pursuant to Part I and converting it into a rationing program in respect of one or more controlled products;

  • (b) applying mandatory allocation of the supplies of the controlled product to retailers and retail customers under the rationing program;

  • (c) establishing categories of consumers of the controlled product and determining priorities of supply in respect of each category of consumer;

  • (d) establishing categories of use of the controlled product and providing for the prohibition or limiting of the supply of the controlled product to any categories of consumers or categories of uses;

  • (e) respecting the rationing of consumers by the issuing of coupons, permits or other written authority to sell or purchase quantities of the controlled product and the quantities to be made available within any period or periods of time to various categories of consumers;

  • (f) respecting the compiling of an inventory of the supplies of the controlled product held by retailers from time to time;

  • (g) respecting the establishment of local, regional and central rationing boards to supervise and administer the rationing program in the various parts of Canada;

  • (h) respecting the printing and distribution of written authorizations, coupons, permits, tickets or other documents required for the rationing program and the prices at which any of those printed materials may be sold and providing for the use to be made of the services of any department or agency of the Government of Canada in distributing, returning and accounting for any of those printed materials;

  • (i) respecting the keeping of accounts relating to sales and purchases of any controlled product and the making of those accounts available to the Board and its agents;

  • (j) respecting the prices at which any controlled product may be sold to retailers and to the customers of retailers;

  • (k) providing for the making by the Board of such orders as may be necessary to effect any of the purposes for which regulations may be made under this section;

  • (l) notwithstanding anything in any other Act, authorizing and empowering banks to which the Bank Act applies, trust companies to which the Trust Companies Act applies and such other financial institutions as are specified in the regulations to perform such functions and duties relating to the administration and enforcement of an order made under section 29 as are specified in the regulations; and

  • (m) respecting such other matters or things, whether or not of a like kind to those referred to in paragraphs (a) to (l), as the Board considers necessary for the purpose of carrying out a rationing program.

  • R.S., 1985, c. E-9, s. 30
  • 1990, c. 2, s. 5

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