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College of Patent Agents and Trademark Agents Act

Version of section 76 from 2022-06-23 to 2024-05-28:

Marginal note:Regulations — Governor in Council

  •  (1) The Governor in Council may make regulations for carrying out the purposes and provisions of this Act, including regulations

    • (a) respecting the Investigations Committee, the Discipline Committee and other committees of the College, including the composition of those committees, the eligibility for membership in them, the terms of the members and their removal;

    • (a.1) respecting the application of any provisions of the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act to the College;

    • (a.2) limiting the powers, duties and functions that may be delegated by the Registrar and the persons to whom they may be delegated;

    • (b) respecting the reports and information that must be provided or submitted to the Minister;

    • (c) respecting conditions to be imposed on licences or classes of licences;

    • (d) respecting the requirements that individuals or classes of individuals must meet under section 26 or 29, including requirements in relation to qualifying examinations and in relation to fees with respect to qualifying examinations;

    • (e) respecting what constitutes representation for the purposes of sections 27 and 70 or for the purposes of sections 30 and 71;

    • (f) respecting restrictions on the entitlement of licensees or classes of licensees to provide representation under section 27 or 30;

    • (g) respecting the information to be included in the Register of Patent Agents or the Register of Trademark Agents;

    • (g.1) prescribing the reasons for which the Registrar may dismiss a complaint;

    • (h) respecting the sealing of documents and other things and objections under section 46, including in relation to notifications, the identification of sealed packages, applications to the Federal Court and the retention, opening and return of sealed packages; and

    • (i) respecting the determination of the applicable periods referred to in subsection 47(1).

  • Marginal note:Authorization

    (2) Regulations made under paragraph (1)(a.2) may authorize the Board or any committee of the College, and those made under paragraphs (1)(c), (d), (f) and (g) may authorize the Board, the Registrar or any committee of the College, to make by-laws with respect to all or part of the subject matter of the regulations and, for greater certainty, those by-laws are regulations for the purposes of the Statutory Instruments Act.

  • Marginal note:Regulations — sealed packages

    (3) Regulations made under paragraph (1)(h) may authorize the Federal Court to make orders respecting the retention, opening or return of sealed packages.

  • 2018, c. 27, s. 247 “76”
  • 2014, c. 20, s. 366(E)
  • 2022, c. 10, s. 292

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