Legislation Revision and Consolidation Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. S-20)

Act current to 2017-11-20 and last amended on 2009-06-01. Previous Versions

Marginal note:Notice in Canada Gazette

 The Commission may cause to be published in the Canada Gazette a notice of the regulations contained in any printed Roll deposited in the office of the Clerk of the Privy Council in accordance with subsection 12(1).

  • 1974-75-76, c. 20, s. 14.

 [Repealed, 2000, c. 5, s. 66]

 [Repealed, 2000, c. 5, s. 66]

Marginal note:Bound volumes

 If the Commission has, as of a day selected by it, revised all the regulations that it is required to revise under section 10 to that day, it shall cause the Revised Regulations to be published in the form of bound volumes, and the regulations to be included in them shall be those that have been revised as of that day, and that day shall be indicated in each of the volumes.

  • R.S., 1985, c. S-20, s. 17;
  • 2000, c. 5, s. 66.
Marginal note:Old regulations not revived
  •  (1) The repeal of the regulations and parts of regulations listed in the schedule appended to a Roll does not

    • (a) revive any regulation or part of any regulation so repealed;

    • (b) affect any saving clause in the regulations or parts of regulations so repealed; or

    • (c) prevent the application of any of those regulations or parts of regulations, or of any regulation or any part of a regulation formerly in force, to any transaction, matter or thing before the repeal to which they would otherwise apply.

  • Marginal note:Not new law

    (2) A regulation included in the Revised Regulations shall not be held to operate as a new regulation, but shall be construed and have effect as a consolidation and as declaratory of the law as contained in the regulation and parts of regulations as revised, and for which the regulation included in the Revised Regulations is substituted.

  • Marginal note:Where revision differs

    (3) Where, on any point, the provisions of a regulation included in the Revised Regulations are not in effect the same as those of the repealed provisions for which they are substituted, in respect of all transactions, matters and things subsequent to the time when the regulation included in the Revised Regulations takes effect, the provisions contained in that regulation prevail, but in respect of all transactions, matters and things before that time, the repealed provisions prevail.

  • Marginal note:Construction of references

    (4) A reference in any regulation remaining in force and not revised, or in any instrument or document, to any regulation or part of a regulation repealed under subsection 13(3) by inclusion in the Revised Regulations shall, after the regulation in the Revised Regulations takes effect, be deemed, in respect of any subsequent transaction, matter or thing, to be a reference to the regulation or part of a regulation in the Revised Regulations having the same effect as the repealed regulation or part of a regulation.

  • R.S., 1985, c. S-20, s. 18;
  • 2000, c. 5, s. 67.
Marginal note:Effect of inclusion in schedule
  •  (1) The inclusion of any regulation or part of a regulation in the schedule appended to a Roll shall not be considered to be a declaration that the regulation or part was or was not in force immediately before the coming into force of the portion of the Revised Regulations that includes that regulation or part.

  • Marginal note:Paragraph 16(3)(b) Statutory Instruments Act

    (2) The whole or any part of the Revised Regulations shall be construed to be a revision of regulations referred to in paragraph 16(3)(b) of the Statutory Instruments Act.

  • Marginal note:Scrutiny Committees of Parliament

    (3) A regulation that is included in the Consolidated Regulations of Canada, 1978 or in the Revised Regulations stands permanently referred to any Committee or Committees of Parliament established under section 19 of the Statutory Instruments Act.

  • R.S., 1985, c. S-20, s. 19;
  • 2000, c. 5, s. 68.
Marginal note:Citation of Revised Regulations
  •  (1) Any regulation included in the Revised Regulations may be cited and referred to in any Act, regulation, proceeding, instrument or document whatever either by its short or long title or by using the expression “Revised Regulations of Canada, chapter ”, or “Revised Regulations, chapter ”, or “Chapter of the Revised Regulations”, or the abbreviation “R.R.C., c. ”, adding in each case the number of the particular chapter.

  • Marginal note:Amendments included

    (2) The citation of any chapter of the Revised Regulations in accordance with subsection (1) is deemed to include any amendments made after the publication of that regulation in the Revised Regulations.

  • R.S., 1985, c. S-20, s. 20;
  • 2000, c. 5, s. 68.
Marginal note:Electronic publishing
  •  (1) The Queen’s Printer may publish an edition of the Revised Regulations in electronic form and every copy of a revised regulation published in electronic form by the Queen’s Printer is evidence of that regulation and of its contents, and every copy purporting to be published by the Queen’s Printer is deemed to be so published, unless the contrary is shown.

  • Marginal note:Inconsistencies in regulations

    (2) In the event of an inconsistency between a revised regulation published by the Queen’s Printer in electronic form and the original of the regulation as printed in the Roll deposited in the office of the Clerk of the Privy Council under section 12, the original of the regulation prevails to the extent of the inconsistency.

  • R.S., 1985, c. S-20, s. 21;
  • 2000, c. 5, s. 68.
Marginal note:Request to remake regulations
  •  (1) If the Clerk of the Privy Council, after consultation with the Deputy Minister of Justice, is of the opinion that any particular regulations should be remade by the regulation-making authority instead of being revised under this Act, the Clerk of the Privy Council may request that authority or any person acting on behalf of that authority to make new regulations.

  • Marginal note:Failure to comply with request

    (2) Where any authority or person referred to in subsection (1) fails to comply within a reasonable time with a request made pursuant to that subsection, the Governor in Council may, by order, direct that authority or person to comply with the request within such period of time as he may specify in the order.

  • R.S., 1985, c. S-20, s. 22;
  • 2000, c. 5, s. 69.
Marginal note:Indices

 The Commission may cause indices to the Revised Regulations to be prepared and published for the convenience of the public.

  • R.S., 1985, c. S-20, s. 23;
  • 2000, c. 5, s. 70.
Marginal note:Citation of Consolidated Regulations, 1978
  •  (1) Any regulation included in the Consolidated Regulations of Canada, 1978 may be cited and referred to in any Act, regulation, proceeding, instrument or document whatever either by its short or long title or by using the expression “Consolidated Regulations of Canada, chapter ”, or “Consolidated Regulations, chapter ”, or “Chapter of the Consolidated Regulations”, or the abbreviation “C.R.C., c. ”, adding in each case the number of the particular chapter.

  • Marginal note:Amendments included

    (2) The citation of any chapter of the Consolidated Regulations of Canada, 1978 in accordance with subsection (1) is deemed to include any amendments made after the publication of that regulation in the Consolidated Regulations of Canada, 1978.

  • R.S., 1985, c. S-20, s. 24;
  • 2000, c. 5, s. 70.

PART IIIConsolidated Statutes and Regulations of Canada

Interpretation

Marginal note:Definitions

 The definitions in this section apply in this Part.

consolidated regulations

règlements codifiés

 consolidated regulations means the consolidated regulations of Canada maintained by the Minister under this Part. (règlements codifiés)

consolidated statutes

lois codifiées

 consolidated statutes means the consolidated statutes of Canada maintained by the Minister under this Part. (lois codifiées)

  • R.S., 1985, c. S-20, s. 25;
  • 2000, c. 5, s. 71.
 
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