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Version of section 134 from 2017-09-21 to 2018-12-12:

Marginal note:Regulations

  •  (1) The Governor in Council may make rules or regulations

    • (a) defining the term authorization for sale;

    • (b) respecting the form and contents of applications for certificates of supplementary protection;

    • (c) respecting the processing of such applications;

    • (d) respecting the determination of when, for the purpose of paragraph 106(1)(f), an application for an authorization for sale was filed and, for the purpose of subsection 106(3), an application for a certificate of supplementary protection is filed;

    • (e) prescribing the fees or the manner of determining the fees that may be charged in respect of the filing of applications for certificates of supplementary protection, the issuance of such certificates or the taking of other proceedings under sections 106 to 133 or under any rule or regulation made under this section, or in respect of any services or the use of any facilities provided by the Minister under those sections or such a rule or regulation;

    • (f) respecting the payment of any prescribed fees including the time when and the manner in which such fees shall be paid, the additional fees that may be charged for the late payment of such fees and the circumstances in which any fees previously paid may be refunded in whole or in part;

    • (g) respecting the submission, including in electronic form and by electronic means, of documents and information to the Minister, including the time at which they are deemed to be received by the Minister;

    • (h) respecting the use of electronic means for the purposes of subsection 129(2), including requiring the use of those electronic means;

    • (i) respecting the withdrawal of an application for a certificate of supplementary protection;

    • (j) respecting communications between the Minister and any other person;

    • (k) respecting the correction of obvious errors in documents submitted to the Minister, in certificates of supplementary protection or in other documents issued under sections 106 to 133, including

      • (i) the determination by the Minister of what constitutes an obvious error, and

      • (ii) the effect of the correction; and

    • (l) generally, for carrying into effect the objects and purposes of sections 104 to 133 or for ensuring their due administration by the Minister.

  • Marginal note:For greater certainty

    (2) For greater certainty, the Governor in Council may make rules or regulations under paragraphs 12(1)(d), (g), (h) and (k) for the purposes of this section and sections 104 to 133.

  • 2017, c. 6, s. 59

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