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  1. Canada - General provisions - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Décret 1262-2002 du 23 octobre 2002 relatif à la loi modifiant le Code du travail, instituant la Commission des relations du travail et modifiant d'autres dispositions législatives.

    Adoption: 2002-10-23 | CAN-2002-R-62840

    Fixe les dates d'entrée en vigueur des différents articles édictés par l'article 63 de cette Loi.

  2. Canada - General provisions - Law, Act

    Nuclear Fuel Waste Act [S.C. 2002, c. 23]. - Laws in French and English

    Adoption: 2002-06-13 | CAN-2002-L-85983

    An Act respecting the long-term management of nuclear fuel waste.

  3. Canada - General provisions - Law, Act

    Youth Criminal Justice Act [2002, c. 7]. - Legislation on-line in French and English

    Adoption: 2002-02-19 | CAN-2002-L-61346

    Comprehensive legislation on criminal justice for young persons. Divided into nine parts. Part I provides for extrajudicial measures, such as warnings, cautions, referrals and extrajudicial sanctions. Part II regulates organization of youth criminal justice system. Part III deals with judicial measures, namely prosecution, right to counsel, notices to parents, detention before sentencing, appearance, release from detention in custody, medical and psychological reports, referral to child welfare agency, and adjudication. Part IV provides for sentencing; Part V for custody and supervision. Part VI deals with publication, records, and information. Finally, Parts 7-9 contain general and transitional provisions.

  4. Canada - General provisions - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Décret 132-2002 du 13 février 2002 portant entrée en vigueur de certaines dispositions de la Loi modifiant le Code du travail, instituant la Commission des relations du travail et modifiant d'autres dispositions législatives (2001, c. 26).

    Adoption: 2002-02-13 | Date of partial entry into force: 2002-02-13 | CAN-2002-R-60852

    Fixe la date d'entrée en vigueur des articles 137.11 à 137.16 du Code du travail, édictés par l'article 63 de la Loi modifiant le Code du travail, instituant la Commission des relations du travail et modifiant d'autres dispositions législatives ainsi que l'article 207 de cette loi.

  5. Canada - General provisions - Law, Act

    Corrections (Young Offenders) Act (RSY 2002, c.46). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2002 | CAN-2002-L-94247

  6. Canada - General provisions - Law, Act

    Employment Standards Act (RSY 2002, c.72). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2002 | CAN-2002-L-94252

    Part 1 - Interpretation and Application
    Part 2 - Hours of Work
    Part 3 - Minimum Wages
    Part 4 - Annual Vacations
    Part 5 - General Holidays
    Part 6 - Maternity and Parental Leave
    Part 7 - Equal Pay
    Part 8 - Termination of Employment
    Part 9 - Special Leave without Pay
    Part 10 - Payment of Wages
    Part 11 - Administration and General Investigation of Complaints
    Part 12 - Employment Standards Board
    Part 13 - General

  7. Canada - General provisions - Law, Act

    Environment Act (RSY 2002, c.76). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2002 | CAN-2002-L-94293

  8. Canada - General provisions - Law, Act

    Human Rights Act (RSY 2002, c.116). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2002 | CAN-2002-L-94295

  9. Canada - General provisions - Law, Act

    Human Rights Act (S.N.W.T. 2002,c.18). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2002 | Date of gradual entry into force: 2004-07-01 | Date of gradual entry into force: 2004-01-01 | CAN-2002-L-95919

  10. Canada - General provisions - Law, Act

    Anti-terrorism Act [2001, c. 41]. - Laws in French and English

    Adoption: 2001-12-18 | CAN-2001-L-85936

    An Act to amend the Criminal Code, the Official Secrets Act, the Canada Evidence Act, the Proceeds of Crime (Money
    Laundering) Act and other Acts, and to enact measures respecting the registration of charities, in order to combat terrorism.

  11. Canada - General provisions - Law, Act

    Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (Chapter F-15.01). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2001 | CAN-2001-L-96485

  12. Canada - General provisions - Law, Act

    Civil Remedies Act, 2001, S.O. 2001, c. 28. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2001 | CAN-2001-L-96496

  13. Canada - General provisions - Law, Act

    Loi du 21 juin 2001 modifiant le Code des professions et d'autres dispositions législatives concernant l'exercice des activités professionnelles au sein d'une société.

    Adoption: 2000-12-01 | Date of entry into force: 2001-06-21 | CAN-2000-L-59192

    Autorise un ordre professionnel à permettre que ses membres exercent leurs activités professionnelles au sein d'une société en nom collectif à responsabilité limitée ou d'une société par actions. Etablit également les règles spécifiques à l'exercice de telles activités.

  14. Canada - General provisions - Law, Act

    Act to amend the Canada Labour Code (Part II) in respect of occupational health and safety, to make technical amendments to the Canada Labour Code (Part I), and to make consequential amendments to other Acts (C-12).

    Adoption: 2000-06-29 | CAN-2000-L-57674

    Implements reforms to the occupational health and safety provisions of Part II of the Canada Labour Code. Key components include creation of an internal resolution process to assist parties in the work place in resolving problems in a more independent and timely manner; enhancement of the powers of the work place health and safety committee to allow them to identify and resolve problems as they arise, without requiring previous government intervention; creation of corporate policy health and safety committees for employers with more than three hundred employees; requirement for employers to establish and maintain a prevention program specific to occupational health and safety; enhancement of the powers of federal enforcement officers to improve their efficiency and effectiveness; streamlining of the appeal process for the review of directions and decisions of federal enforcement officers; and updating of fines and terminology to reflect current practices in other Canadian jurisdictions.

  15. Canada - General provisions - Law, Act

    Clarity Act, 2000 (S.C. 2000, c. 26).

    Adoption: 2000-06-29 | CAN-2000-L-80952

    Gives effect to the requirement of clarity as set out in the opinion of the Supreme Court of Canada in the Quebec Secession Reference.

  16. Canada - General provisions - Law, Act

    Crimes Against Humanity and War Crimes Act [2000, c. 24]. - Laws in French and English

    Adoption: 2000-06-29 | CAN-2000-L-85959

    An Act respecting genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes and to implement the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court, and to make consequential amendments to other Acts.

  17. Canada - General provisions - Law, Act

    Loi du 16 juin 2000 modifiant le Code des professions et d'autres dispositions législatives.

    Adoption: 2000-06-16 | Date of entry into force: 2000-07-12 | CAN-2000-L-57029

    Modifie certaines règles relatives à la délivrance d'un permis, aux recours conférés par le Code des professions et certaines lois professionnelles, à la procédure applicable à certains règlements, aux enquêtes liées au fonds d'indemnisation, à la procédure devant le comité de discipline et le Tribunal des professions, ainsi qu'à l'inspection professionnelle.

  18. Canada - General provisions - Law, Act

    Canada Elections Act [2000, c. 9]. - Laws in French and English

    Adoption: 2000-05-31 | Date of entry into force: 2000-09-01 | CAN-2000-L-85939

    An Act respecting the election of members to the House of Commons, repealing other Acts relating to elections and making consequential amendments to other Acts.

  19. Canada - General provisions - Law, Act

    Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (2000) (C.5). - Laws in French and English

    Adoption: 2000-04-13 | CAN-2000-L-79743

    Supports and promotes electronic commerce by protecting personal information that is collected, used or disclosed in certain circumstances, by providing for the use of electronic means to communicate or record information or transactions and by amending the Canada Evidence Act, the Statutory Instruments Act and the Statute Revision Act.

  20. Canada - General provisions - Law, Act

    Employment Standards Act, 2000, S.O. 2000, c. 41. - Act on-line (consolidated)

    Adoption: 2000 | CAN-2000-L-75560

    Part I - Definitions
    Part II - Posting of information concerning rights and obligations
    Part III - How this Act applies
    Part IV - Continuity of employment
    Part V - Payment of wages
    Part VI - Records
    Part VII - Hours of work and eating periods
    Part VIII - Overtime pay
    Part IX - Minimum wage
    Part X - Public holidays
    Part XI - Vacation with pay
    Part XII - Equal pay for equal work
    Part XIII - Benefit plans
    Part XIV - Leaves of absence
    Part XV - Termination and severance of employment
    Part XVI - Lie detectors
    Part XVII - Retail businesses and establishments
    Part XVIII - Reprisal
    Part XIX - Building services providers
    Part XX - Liability of directors
    Part XXI - Who enforces this Act and what they can do
    Part XXII - Complaints and enforcement
    Part XXIII - Reviews by the Board
    Part XXIV - Collection
    Part XXV - Offences and prosecutions
    Part XXVI - Miscellaneous evidentiary provisions
    Part XXVII - Regulations
    Part XXVIII - Transition

  21. Canada - General provisions - Law, Act

    Alberta Bill of Rights (A-14 RSA 2000). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2000 | CAN-2000-L-76772

    Provides that, without discrimination by reason of race, national origin, colour, religion or sex, everyone has the fundamental rights and freedoms to individual to liberty, security of the person and enjoyment of property, equality before the law, and the freedom of religion, speach, assembly and association and freedom of the press.

  22. Canada - General provisions - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Règlement sur les taux de cotisation (dans sa teneur modifiée au 1er août 2016). - Règlement (dans sa teneur modifiée) Regulation (as amended)

    Adoption: 2000 | CAN-2000-R-96206

    Fixe, en application de l'article 39.0.2 de la loi sur les normes du travail, le taux de cotisation pour tout employeur assujeti. A été approuvé par le décret n° 680-2000.

  23. Canada - General provisions - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Règlement sur la tenue d'un système d'enregistrement ou d'un registre (dans sa teneur modifiée au 1er août 2016). - Règlement (dans sa teneur modifiée) Regulation (as amended)

    Adoption: 2000 | CAN-2000-R-96208

    Enumère les renseignements qui doivent être contenus dans le registre ou système d'enregistrement tenu obligatoirement par l'employeur pour chacun de ses salariés. A été approuvé par le décret n° 679-2000.

  24. Canada - General provisions - Law, Act

    Alberta Human Rights Act (A-25.5 RSA 2000). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2000 | CAN-2000-L-105754

    This act affirms basic human rights and prohibits discrimination in various contexts in Alberta, and establishes the Human Rights Commission to hear complaints of violations of those rights.

  25. Canada - General provisions - Law, Act

    Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 [1999, c. 33]. - Laws in French and English

    Adoption: 1999-09-14 | CAN-1999-L-56661

    Repeals and Replaces the Canadian Environmental Protection Act. The principal changes include provisions to implement pollution prevention, new procedures for the investigation and assessment of substances and new requirements with respect to substances that the Minister of the Environment and the Minister of Health have determined to be toxic or capable of becoming toxic, and provisions regarding animate products of biotechnology.

  26. Canada - General provisions - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Correctional Services Regulation (128/99).

    Adoption: 1999-08-09 | CAN-1999-R-55977

    Regulates various aspects of conduct within custodial facilities, such as procedures for disciplinary offences, segregation, visitors, and inmate communications.

  27. Canada - General provisions - Law, Act

    The Employment Standards Code (SM 1998, c. 29). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 1998-06-29 | Date of entry into force: 1999-05-01 | CAN-1998-L-72488

    The Code applies to all employers, including the crown and sets out the minimum standards to be adhered to with respect to employment.
    PART 1 DEFINITIONS, APPLICATION AND OPERATION OF THIS CODE
    PART 2 MINIMUM STANDARDS
    Division 1 Minimum wage and minimum wage board
    Division 2 Hours of work
    Division 3 Overtime
    Division 4 General holidays
    Division 5 Annual vacations and vacation allowances
    Division 6 Weekly day of rest
    Division 7 Work breaks
    Division 8 Call in wages
    Division 9 Maternity leave, paternal leave and compassionate care leave
    Division 10 Termination of employment
    Division 11 Homework
    Division 12 Right to refuse to work on Sunday
    Division 13 Equal wages
    Division 14 Children and adolescents
    Division 15 Individuals with disabilities
    PART 3 PAYMENT OF WAGES
    PART 4 ADMINISTRATION
    PART 5 GENERAL
    PART 8 TRANSITIONAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, REPEAL, C.C.S.M. REFERENCE, AND COMING INTO FORCE

  28. Canada - General provisions - Law, Act

    Loi du 12 juin 1998 modifiant le Code des professions.

    Adoption: 1998-06-12 | Date of entry into force: 1998-06-12 | CAN-1998-L-50892

    Prévoit que le gouvernement peut, par décret, fusionner des ordres professionnels dont les membres exercent une profession à titre réservé ou intégrer à l'un de ces ordres un groupe de personnes auxquelles, en vue de la protection du public, il juge nécessaire d'attribuer un titre réservé. Indique également quel peut être le contenu d'un tel décret et les conditions suivant lesquelles il peut être adopté.

  29. Canada - General provisions - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Employment Standards Regulation (Regulation: 14/1997). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1997 | CAN-1997-R-105742

    The Employment Standards Regulation provides additional details on standards, such as the minimum wage and the employment of young people, while establishing industry specific rules.

  30. Canada - General provisions - Law, Act

    Act to amend the Canadian Human Rights Act (Chapter 14).

    Adoption: 1996-06-20 | CAN-1996-L-44802

    Replaces section 2 and subsection 3(1) with provisions which set forth the prohibited grounds of discrimination as "race, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, family status, disability and conviction for which a pardon has been granted."

  31. Canada - General provisions - Law, Act

    Constitutional Amendments [S.C. 1996, c. 1]. - Laws in French and English

    Adoption: 1996-02-02 | CAN-1996-L-44590

    Provides that no Minister of the Crown shall propose a motion for a resolution to authorize an amendment to the Constitution, other than an amendment in respect of which the legislative assembly of a province may exercise a veto under ss. 41 or 43 of the Constitution Act, 1982, or may express its dissent under ss. 38(3) of that Act, unless the amendment has first been consented to by a majority of specified provinces.

  32. Canada - General provisions - Law, Act

    Employment Standards Act [RSBC 1996] chapter 113 - Act on-line (consolidated)

    Adoption: 1996 | CAN-1993-L-36973

    Covers range of matters relating to employment conditions, including wage protection, hours of work and overtime, annual vacation, termination of employment, child employment, and maternity and parental leave. Establishes an Employment Standards Board.

  33. Canada - General provisions - Law, Act

    Civil Rights Protection Act [RSBC 1996] Chapter 49. - Act on-line

    Adoption: 1996 | CAN-1996-L-72496

    Prohibits any conduct or communication by a person that promotes hatred or contempt of a person or class of persons, or the superiority or inferiority of a person or class of persons in comparison with another or others, on the basis of colour, race, religion, ethnic origin or place of origin (Art. 1).

  34. Canada - General provisions - Law, Act

    Child, Family and Community Service Act [RSBC 1996] Chapter 46. - Act on-line (consolidated)

    Adoption: 1996 | CAN-1996-L-76794

    Replaces the Family and Child Service Act, S.B.C. 1980, c. 11
    Part 1 - Introductory Provisions
    Part 2 - Family Support Services and Agreements
    Part 2.1 - Youth Transitional Support Services and Agreements
    Part 3 - Child Protection
    Part 4 - Children in Care
    Part 5 - Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy
    Part 6 - Appeals and Reviews
    Part 7 - Administration
    Part 8 - Miscellaneous Provisions
    Part 9 - Transitional Provisions

  35. Canada - General provisions - Law, Act

    Constitution Act [RSBC 1996] Chapter 66. - Act on-line

    Adoption: 1996 | CAN-1996-L-76795

    Sets out the provisions concerning the organisation of the Government and legislative assembly.

  36. Canada - General provisions - Law, Act

    Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act [RSBC 1996] Chapter 165. - Act on-line

    Adoption: 1996 | CAN-1996-L-76797

    Part 1 - Introductory Provisions
    Part 2 - Freedom of Information
    Part 3 - Protection of Privacy
    Part 4 - Office and Powers of Information and Privacy Commissioner
    Part 5 - Reviews and Complaints
    Part 6 - General Provisions

  37. Canada - General provisions - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Labour Standards Regulations (781/96). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1996 | CAN-1996-R-96039

  38. Canada - General provisions - Law, Act

    Industrial Development Act [RSBC 1996] c. 220. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1996 | CAN-1996-L-96465

    Contents
    1. Powers vested in Lieutenant Governor in Council
    2. Amendment of agreements
    3. Incorporation of industrial township
    4. Regulations for township

  39. Canada - General provisions - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Décret no 1203-94 du 3 août 1994 approuvant les règles de procédure du travail.

    Adoption: 1994-08-03 | CAN-1994-R-38119

  40. Canada - General provisions - Law, Act

    Loi modifiant le Code des professions et d'autres lois professionnelles.

    Adoption: 1994-06-17 | Date of gradual entry into force: 2002-03-27 | CAN-1994-L-38120

    Modifie les dispositions relatives à l'Office des professions du Québec, aux ordres professionnels (admission de nouveaux membres, pouvoirs réglementaires, accès au rôle d'audience des causes disciplinaires et aux dossiers disciplinaires). Précise les fonctions et les pouvoirs du conseil interprofessionnel du Québec ainsi que certaines obligations des professionnels envers leurs clients, notamment en ce qui concerne les comportements à caractère sexuel.

  41. Canada - General provisions - Law, Act

    Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (Chapter F‑25). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 1994 | CAN-1994-L-76776

    Provides for the protection of personal information and data.

  42. Canada - General provisions - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Règles de procédure du Tribunal du travail, adoptées le 12 octobre 1993. - Version française (dans sa teneur modifiée au 2 mars 2004) English version (as amended up to 2 March 2004)

    Adoption: 1993-10-12 | CAN-1993-M-67130

  43. Canada - General provisions - Law, Act

    Loi sur la protection des renseignements personnels dans le secteur privé, sanctionnée le 15 juin 1993 (dans sa teneur modifiée au 1er avril 2017). - Loi (dans sa teneur modifiée) Act (as amended)

    Adoption: 1993-06-15 | CAN-1993-L-34343

    Etablit à l'égard des renseignements personnels sur autrui qui sont recueillis, détenus, utilisés ou communiqués à des tiers à l'occasion de l'exploitation d'une entreprise dans le secteur privé, des règles particulières pour la mise en oeuvre des droits et obligations résultant de dispositions du Code civil du Québec en matière de protection des renseignements personnels.

  44. Canada - General provisions - Law, Act

    Bills of Exchange Act

    Adoption: 1992-12-31 | Date of entry into force: 1985 | CAN-1992-L-31448

    This Act makes provisions in respect of, inter alia, computation of time and non-juridical days for bills of exchange.

  45. Canada - General provisions - Law, Act

    Canadian Human Rights Act ( R.S., 1985, c. H-6 ). - Laws in French and English

    Adoption: 1992-12-31 | Date of entry into force: 1985 | CAN-1992-L-31459

  46. Canada - General provisions - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    SOR/80-68 : Canadian Human Rights Benefit Regulations (as amended through July 28, 1983)

    Adoption: 1992-12-31 | Date of entry into force: 1980-01-23 | CAN-1992-R-31460

    These Regulations concern the application of the Act to participation in benefit plans, pension plans, insurance plans, maternity benefits, leave of absence and employer's contributions.

  47. Canada - General provisions - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    SOR/80-394 : Human Rights Tribunal Appeal Regulations (as amended though May 23, 1990)

    Adoption: 1992-12-31 | Date of entry into force: 1980-06-11 | CAN-1992-R-31462

  48. Canada - General provisions - Law, Act

    Loi sur l'application de la réforme du Code civil (dans sa teneur modifiée au 1er avril 2017). - Loi (dans sa teneur modifiée) Act (as amended)

    Adoption: 1992-12-18 | CAN-1992-L-34290

    Comporte des dispositions relatives aux changements de nom, aux registres et actes de l'état civil, à la tutelle du mineur, à la famille, aux successions, aux biens, aux obligations, à la responsabilité civile etc.

  49. Canada - General provisions - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ontario Regulation 591/92: Specified Employee Ownership Corporations Regulation made under the Labour Sponsored Venture Capital Corporations Act, 1992.

    Adoption: 1992-09-25 | CAN-1992-R-31249

    Regulates trading in prescribed shares of employee ownership corporations, continuous disclosure of developments and financial statements, insider trading and reporting, proxies, take-over bids and issuer bids, and related matters.

  50. Canada - General provisions - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Neufoundland Regulation 142/92: Rules of the Supreme Court, 1986, Trial Division, amendment.

    Adoption: 1992-06-30 | CAN-1992-R-29995

    This Regulation made pursuant to the Judicature Act amends the Rules of the Supreme Court, 1986, Trial Division by the deletion of Rule 53A.02 and its replacement with a new Rule 53A.02 regarding the granting of stays of orders of the Trial Division.

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