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Canada Labour Code

Version of section 175 from 2003-01-01 to 2018-12-12:

Marginal note:Regulations for the purpose of this Division

  •  (1) The Governor in Council may make regulations

    • (a) modifying the provisions of sections 169 and 171 for the purpose of the application of this Division to classes of employees who are employed in or in connection with the operation of any industrial establishment where, in the opinion of the Governor in Council, the application of those sections without modification

      • (i) would be or is unduly prejudicial to the interests of the employees in those classes, or

      • (ii) would be or is seriously detrimental to the operation of the industrial establishment;

    • (b) exempting any class of employees from the application of any one or more of sections 169, 171 and 174 where the Governor in Council is satisfied that those sections cannot reasonably be applied to that class of employees;

    • (c) providing that section 174 does not apply in circumstances where work practices specified in the regulations are followed that in the opinion of the Governor in Council make the application of that section either unreasonable or inequitable; and

    • (d) providing for the calculation of hours worked by employees of any class who are employed in any industrial establishment or in any class of industrial establishment.

  • Marginal note:Inquiries

    (2) No regulations may be made pursuant to paragraph (1)(a) or (b) unless the Minister, pursuant to section 248, has caused an inquiry to be made into and concerning the employment of employees liable to be affected thereby and has received a report from the person or persons appointed to hold the inquiry.

  • R.S., c. 17(2nd Supp.), s. 5

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