Economic Action Plan 2014 Act, No. 1 (S.C. 2014, c. 20)

Assented to 2014-06-19

 Section 14 of the Act is amended by adding the following after subsection (2):

  • Marginal note:Testimony  — civil suits

    (3) An inspector may not be compelled to give testimony in any civil suit, with regard to information obtained by them in the discharge of their duties, without the Minister’s written permission.

 Paragraph 15(1)(a) of the Act is replaced by the following:

  • (a) any vehicle or equipment of a class for which standards have been prescribed that is owned by, or is on the premises of, a company or a consignee of imported vehicles or imported equipment;

Marginal note:2011, c. 24, s. 186

 Subsections 17(1) and (2) of the Act are replaced by the following:

Marginal note:Offence and punishment
  • 17. (1) Every corporation or company that contravenes this Act, the regulations or an order

    • (a) is guilty of an offence punishable on summary conviction and is liable to a fine of not more than $200,000; or

    • (b) is guilty of an indictable offence and is liable to a fine of not more than $2 million.

  • Marginal note:Offence and punishment

    (2) Every individual who contravenes this Act, the regulations or an order

    • (a) is guilty of an offence punishable on summary conviction and is liable to a fine of not more than $4,000 or to imprisonment for a term of not more than six months, or to both; or

    • (b) is guilty of an indictable offence and is liable to a fine of not more than $20,000 or to imprisonment for a term of not more than two years, or to both.

 The heading before section 20 of the Act is replaced by the following:

RESEARCH, ANALYSIS, TESTING AND FEES

  •  (1) Paragraph 20(1)(a) of the Act is replaced by the following:

    • (a) conduct any research, studies, evaluations and analyses that the Minister considers necessary for the administration and enforcement of this Act;

  • (2) Subsection 20(1) of the Act is amended by striking out “and” at the end of paragraph (d) and by replacing paragraph (e) with the following:

    • (e) collect any information related to vehicles or equipment that the Minister considers to be in the public interest; and

    • (f) publish or otherwise disseminate any information, other than personal information, relating to the activities of the Minister under this section.

  • (3) Section 20 of the Act is amended by adding the following after subsection (1):

    • Marginal note:Personal information

      (1.1) For the purposes of paragraphs (1)(a), (b) and (e), the Minister may collect personal information, as defined in section 3 of the Privacy Act, including personal information from third parties.

 Schedule II to the Act is repealed.

R.S., c. 32 (4th Supp.)Railway Safety Act

Marginal note:2012, c. 19, s. 485

 Section 50 of the Railway Safety Act and the heading before it are repealed.

1992, c. 34Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act, 1992

Marginal note:2009, c. 9, ss. 29(1) and (2)(F)

 Subsections 30(1) and (2) of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act, 1992 are repealed.

2011, c. 1Ensuring Safe Vehicles Imported From Mexico For Canadians Act

 Sections 2 and 3 of the Ensuring Safe Vehicles Imported from Mexico for Canadians Act are repealed.

2012, c. 24Safe Food for Canadians Act

  •  (1) Subsection 51(1) of the Safe Food for Canadians Act is amended by adding the following after paragraph (e):

    • (e.1) respecting or prohibiting the purchasing or receiving of any fresh fruit or vegetable that is imported or that is sent or conveyed from one province to another;

  • (2) Section 51 of the Act is amended by adding the following after subsection (2):

    • Marginal note:Paragraphs (1)(d) to (e.1)

      (2.1) Regulations made under paragraph (1)(d), (e) or (e.1) in respect of any fresh fruit or vegetable may, among other things, require a person to be a member of an entity or organization specified in the regulations.

 The headings before section 60 and sections 60 to 67 of the Act are repealed.

 Section 86 of the Act is replaced by the following:

Marginal note:1990, c. 8, s. 8

Coordinating Amendments

Marginal note:2012, c. 24
  •  (1) In this section, “other Act” means the Safe Food for Canadians Act.

  • (2) If section 86 of the other Act comes into force before section 236 of this Act, then on the day on which that section 236 comes into force, paragraph 28(1)(a) of the Federal Courts Act is repealed.

  • (3) If section 236 of this Act comes into force on the same day as section 86 of the other Act, then that section 236 is deemed to have come into force before that section 86.

Coming into Force

Marginal note:Order in council

 Section 213, subsections 217(1), (3), (4) and (6) and sections 220 to 222 and 230 come into force on a day or days to be fixed by order of the Governor in Council.

Division 161993, c. 38Telecommunications Act

Amendments to the Act

  •  (1) Subsection 27(3) of the Telecommunications Act is replaced by the following:

    • Marginal note:Questions of fact

      (3) The Commission may determine in any case, as a question of fact, whether a Canadian carrier has complied with this section or section 25, 27.1 or 29, or with any decision made under section 24, 25, 29, 34 or 40.

  • (2) Subsection 27(3) of the Act is replaced by the following:

    • Marginal note:Questions of fact

      (3) The Commission may determine in any case, as a question of fact, whether a Canadian carrier has complied with this section or section 25 or 29, or with any decision made under section 24, 25, 29, 34 or 40.

  •  (1) The Act is amended by adding the following after section 27:

    Roaming

    Marginal note:Roaming cap  —  wireless voice calls
    • 27.1 (1) The amount charged during a year by a Canadian carrier to a second Canadian carrier for roaming services with respect to the transmission of all domestic wireless voice calls and the domestic portion of all international wireless voice calls shall not exceed the amount determined by the formula

      A/B

      where

      A 
      is the first Canadian carrier’s total retail revenues from the provision of wireless voice call services to its Canadian subscribers, for calls both originating and terminating in Canada, for the preceding year; and
      B 
      is the number of minutes provided for those calls for the preceding year.
    • Marginal note:Roaming cap  —  wireless data

      (2) The amount charged during a year by a Canadian carrier to a second Canadian carrier for roaming services with respect to the transmission of wireless data in Canada shall not exceed the amount determined by the formula

      A/B

      where

      A 
      is the first Canadian carrier’s total retail revenues from the provision of wireless data services in Canada to its Canadian subscribers for the preceding year; and
      B 
      is the number of megabytes provided for those data services for the preceding year.
    • Marginal note:Roaming cap  —  text messages

      (3) The amount charged during a year by a Canadian carrier to a second Canadian carrier for roaming services with respect to the transmission of all domestic wireless text messages and the domestic portion of all international wireless text messages shall not exceed the amount determined by the formula

      A/B

      where

      A 
      is the first Canadian carrier’s total retail revenues from the provision of wireless text message services to its Canadian subscribers, for text messages both originating and terminating in Canada, for the preceding year; and
      B 
      is the number of those text messages for the preceding year.
    • Marginal note:No additional charge

      (4) The Canadian carrier shall not charge the second Canadian carrier any other amount in relation to the provision of the roaming services referred to in subsections (1) to (3).

    • Marginal note:Inconsistency

      (5) The amount established by the Commission that a Canadian carrier can charge to a second Canadian carrier for roaming services prevails over an amount determined under any of subsections (1) to (3) to the extent of any inconsistency.

  • (2) Section 27.1 of the Act is repealed.

 
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