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Safe Containers Convention Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. S-1)

Act current to 2020-09-09

Amendment of Schedule (continued)

Marginal note:Consideration of motion

  •  (1) Where a motion for the consideration of the House of Commons or Senate is filed as provided in subsection 8(3) with respect to a particular order referred to in subsection 8(2), that House shall, not later than the sixth sitting day of that House following the filing of the motion, take up and consider the motion, unless a motion to the like effect has earlier been taken up and considered in the other House.

  • Marginal note:Time for disposition of motion

    (2) A motion taken up and considered in accordance with subsection (1) shall be debated without interruption for not more than five hours and, on the conclusion of the debate or at the expiration of the fifth hour, the Speaker of the House of Commons or the Senate, as the case may be, shall forthwith put, without further debate or amendment, every question necessary for the disposal of the motion.

  • Marginal note:Procedure on adoption of motion

    (3) If a motion taken up and considered in accordance with subsection (1) is adopted, with or without amendments, a message shall be sent from the House adopting the motion informing the other House that the motion has been so adopted and requesting that the motion be concurred in by that other House.

  • 1980-81-82-83, c. 9, s. 8

Marginal note:Procedure in other House

 Within the first fifteen days next after receipt by it of a request pursuant to subsection 9(3) that the House receiving the request is sitting, that House shall take up and consider the motion that is the subject of the request, and all questions in connection therewith shall be debated without interruption for not more than five hours and, on the conclusion of the debate or at the expiration of the fifth hour, the Speaker of the House of Commons or the Senate, as the case may be, shall forthwith put, without further debate or amendment, every question necessary to determine whether or not the motion in question is concurred in.

  • 1980-81-82-83, c. 9, s. 8

Marginal note:Where motion adopted and concurred in

  •  (1) Where a motion taken up and considered in accordance with subsection 9(1) or section 10 is adopted, with or without amendments, by the House 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 to implement a subsequent amendment to the Annexes to the Convention to which Canada has not objected as provided in the Convention.

  • Marginal note:Where motion not adopted or not concurred in

    (2) Where a motion taken up and considered in accordance with subsection 9(1) or section 10 is not adopted by the House 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

    • (a) immediately on the failure to adopt the motion or concur therein, as the case may be, if no day is provided in the order; or

    • (b) on the day provided in the order.

  • 1980-81-82-83, c. 9, s. 8

Marginal note:Negative resolution of Parliament

 When each House of Parliament enacts rules whereby any order 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, subsections 8(2) to (4) and sections 9 to 11 are thereupon repealed and an order made thereafter under subsection 8(1) 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. 9, s. 8

Inquiries

Marginal note:Minister may direct inquiry

  •  (1) Where an accident or incident involving a container has resulted in death or injury to any person, danger to the health or safety of the public or damage to property or the environment, the Minister may direct an inquiry to be made into that accident or incident, subject to the Canadian Transportation Accident Investigation and Safety Board Act, and may, subject to regulations made under paragraph 3(1)(f), authorize any person or persons that the Minister deems qualified to conduct the inquiry.

  • Marginal note:Powers of persons conducting inquiries

    (2) For the purposes of an inquiry under subsection (1), any person or persons authorized by the Minister under that subsection have all the powers of a person appointed as a commissioner under Part I of the Inquiries Act.

  • Marginal note:Report

    (3) As soon as possible after the conclusion of an inquiry under subsection (1), the person or persons authorized to conduct the inquiry shall submit a report with recommendations to the Minister, together with all the evidence and other material that was before the inquiry.

  • Marginal note:Publication

    (4) Subject to subsection (5), a report made pursuant to subsection (3) shall be published by the Minister within thirty days after he has received it, unless the report contains a recommendation that publication be withheld in the public interest, in which case the Minister may withhold publication of the report in whole or in part as he deems appropriate.

  • Marginal note:Where second Minister must consent to publication

    (5) Where, pursuant to regulations made under paragraph 3(1)(f), the concurrence of a second Minister was obtained in relation to the choice of the person or persons to be authorized to conduct an inquiry under subsection (1), the report made pursuant to subsection (3), or any portion thereof, shall not be published unless that second Minister consents to publication.

  • Marginal note:Copies of report

    (6) The Minister may supply copies of a report published pursuant to subsection (4) or (5) in such manner and on such terms as he deems proper.

  • (7) [Repealed, 1989, c. 3, s. 52]

  • R.S., 1985, c. S-1, s. 13
  • 1989, c. 3, s. 52

Duration of Act

Marginal note:Duration of Act

 This Act shall continue in force until a day fixed by proclamation following termination of the Convention or denunciation thereof by Canada, and no longer.

  • 1980-81-82-83, c. 9, s. 10
 
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