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Circumstances for Excluding Periods from Time Limits Regulations (SOR/2019-348)

Regulations are current to 2020-10-05

Circumstances for Excluding Periods from Time Limits Regulations

SOR/2019-348

CANADIAN ENERGY REGULATOR ACT

Registration 2019-12-02

Circumstances for Excluding Periods from Time Limits Regulations

The Canadian Energy Regulator, pursuant to sections 216, 291.1 and 312.1 of the Canadian Energy Regulator ActFootnote a, makes the annexed Circumstances for Excluding Periods from Time Limits Regulations.

Calgary, November 25, 2019

La chef du personnel et secrétaire générale de la Régie canadienne de l’énergie,
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Katherine Murphy
Chief of Staff and Corporate Secretary, Canadian Energy Regulator

Marginal note:Definitions

 The following definitions apply in these Regulations.

Act

Act means the Canadian Energy Regulator Act. (Loi)

applicant

applicant means the applicant for

  • (a) a certificate under subsection 182(1) of the Act;

  • (b) an order under subsection 214(1) of the Act;

  • (c) a certificate under subsection 262(1) of the Act; or

  • (d) an authorization under subsection 298(1) of the Act. (demandeur)

Commission

Commission means the Commission referred to in section 26 of the Act. (Commission)

Marginal note:Exclusion of periods — subsections 183(5) and 214(5) of the Act

 For the purposes of subsections 183(5) and 214(5) of the Act, the circumstances in which periods may be excluded from the calculation of the time limit under subsection 183(4) or 214(4) of the Act are any of the following:

  • (a) the applicant has submitted to the Commission a written request for the exclusion of a period from the calculation of the time limit relating to the report under subsection 183(1) of the Act or the order under subsection 214(1) of the Act;

  • (b) the undertaking of studies or the collection of information relating to a change made by the applicant in the design, the construction or the operation of a pipeline, and the resulting effects of the change, if the Commission is of the opinion that there is not sufficient information available to it for the purpose of submitting the report under subsection 183(1) of the Act or making the order under subsection 214(1) of the Act; and

  • (c) the applicant has not paid the fees, levies or charges imposed under section 87 of the Act and any interest payable on them in accordance with any of the regulations made under subsection 87(1) of the Act.

Marginal note:Exclusion of periods — subsections 262(6) and 298(6) of the Act

 For the purposes of subsections 262(6) and 298(6) of the Act, the circumstances in which periods may be excluded from the calculation of the time limit under subsection 262(4) or 298(4) of the Act are any of the following:

  • (a) the applicant has submitted to the Commission a written request for the exclusion of a period from the calculation of the time limit relating to the application for a certificate under subsection 262(1) of the Act or for an authorization under subsection 298(1) of the Act;

  • (b) the undertaking of studies or the collection of information relating to a change made by the applicant in the design, the construction or the operation of an international or interprovincial power line referred to in subsection 262(1) of the Act or a proposed work or activity referred to in subsection 298(1) of the Act and the resulting effects of the change, if the Commission is of the opinion that there is not sufficient information available to it for the purpose of issuing the certificate or the authorization, as the case may be; and

  • (c) the applicant has not paid the fees, levies or charges imposed under section 87 of the Act and any interest payable on them in accordance with any of the regulations made under subsection 87(1) of the Act.

Marginal note:Coming into force

Footnote * These Regulations come into force on the day on which section 10 of An Act to enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation Protection Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts, chapter 28 of the Statutes of Canada, 2019, comes into force, but if they are registered after that day, they come into force on the day on which they are registered.

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