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Oceans Act (S.C. 1996, c. 31)

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Act current to 2021-09-11 and last amended on 2019-07-30. Previous Versions

PART IIIPowers, Duties and Functions of the Minister (continued)

Fees (continued)

Marginal note:Power to make regulations

 The Treasury Board may make regulations for the purposes of section 47, 48, 49 or 50.

Marginal note:Review

  •  (1) The administration of this Act shall, within three years after the coming into force of this section, be reviewed by the Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans.

  • Marginal note:Report to Parliament

    (2) The Committee shall undertake a comprehensive review of the provisions and operation of this Act, including the consequences of its implementation, and shall, within a year after the review is undertaken or within such further time as the House of Commons may authorize, submit a report to Parliament thereon including a statement of any changes to this Act or its administration that the Committee would recommend.

Marginal note:Regulations

 The Governor in Council may, on the recommendation of the Minister, make regulations for carrying out the purposes and provisions of this Act and, in particular, but without restricting the generality of the foregoing, may make regulations

  • (a) prescribing marine environmental quality requirements and standards;

  • (b) respecting the powers and duties of persons designated by the Minister as enforcement officers; and

  • (c) respecting the implementation of provisions of agreements made under this Act.

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Coming into Force

Marginal note:Coming into force

Footnote * This Act or any of its provisions, other than section 53, comes into force on a day or days to be fixed by order of the Governor in Council.

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