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41st Parliament, 2nd Session
October 16, 2013 - August 2, 2015
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An Act respecting Canada's offshore oil and gas operations, enacting the Nuclear Liability and Compensation Act, repealing the Nuclear Liability Act and making consequential amendments to other Acts
Short Title
Energy Safety and Security Act
Statute of Canada
2015, c. 4
Last Stage Completed
Royal Assent (2015-02-26)
Progress: Royal Assent
 
Coming Into Force
119. (1) Subject to subsection (2), the provisions of this Part, other than sections 117 and 118, come into force 12 months after the day on which this Act receives royal
assent or on any earlier day or days that may be fixed by order of the Governor in Council.
(2) Subsections 8(2), 17(2) to (4), 52(2), 58(2) to (4), 88(2) and 94(2) to (4) come into force five years after the day on which this Act receives royal assent or on any earlier
day or days that may be fixed by order of the Governor in Council.

129. (1) The following provisions of the Nuclear Liability and Compensation Act, as enacted by section 120, come into force on a day or days to be fixed by order of the
Governor in Council: section 1, the definitions “approved insurer”, “nuclear fuel”, “nuclear incident”, “nuclear installation” —except for the words “other than in the
definition “Installation State” and subparagraphs 9(1)(b.1)(i) and (b.2)(i) and 9(4)(b)(i) and (c)(i) of the English version”—“nuclear material”, “nuclear reactor”, “operator”,
“radioactive products or waste” and “Tribunal” in section 2, sections 3 to 8, paragraph 9(1)(a), subparagraphs 9(1)(b)(i) and (ii), paragraph 9(1)(c)—except when the combination is in relation to materials referred to in subparagraph 9(1)(b)(iii) or (iv) or paragraph 9(1)(b.1) or (b.2)—subsections 9(2) and (3), sections 10 to 18, 20 and 22 to 26, subsections 27(1) and (4), sections 28 to 33, subsections 34(1), (2) and (6), sections 35 to 40, subsections 41(1) and (2), sections 42 to 49 and 51 to 67, subsections 68(1) and (3), sections 69, 70 and 77, paragraphs 78(a), (b), (e) and (f) and sections 79 and 80.

(2) The following provisions of the Nuclear Liability and Compensation Act, as enacted by section 120, come into force on a day to be fixed by order of the Governor in Council, but that day may not be earlier than the day on which the Convention, as defined in section 2 of that Act, comes into force: the definitions “Contracting State”, “Convention”, “Installation State”, the words “other than in the definition “Installation State” and subparagraphs 9(1)(b.1)(i) and (b.2)(i) and 9(4)(b)(i) and (c)(i) of the English version” in the definition “nuclear installation” and the definition “public funds” in section 2, subparagraphs 9(1)(b)(iii) and (iv), paragraphs 9(1)(b.1) to (c)—when the combination is in relation to materials referred to in subparagraph 9(1)(b)(iii) or (iv), paragraph 9(1)(b.1) or (b.2)—subsections 9(4) to (6), sections 19 and 21, subsections 27(2) and (3), 34(3) to (5) and 41(3), section 50, subsection 68(2), sections 71 to 76 and paragraphs 78(c) and (d).

(3) Sections 121 to 128 come into force on a day or days to be fixed by order of the Governor in Council.

His Excellency the Governor General in Council fixes the day after the day on which this Order is made as the day on which sections 2 and 7, subsection 8(1), section 13, subsections 14(1), (2) and (4), sections 15 and 16, subsection 17(1), sections 18, 28 and 37, subsections 52(1) and 54(1) to (3) and (5), sections 55 and 57, subsection 58(1), sections 59, 69 to 71, 77 and 87, subsections 88(1) and 90(1), (2) and (4), sections 91 and 93, subsection 94(1) and sections 95 and 104 to 116 of that Act come into force.
SI/2015-0059

His Excellency the Governor General in Council fixes January 1, 2017 as the day on which the provisions mentioned in that subsection, relating to the Nuclear Liability and Compensation Act, as enacted by section 120 of the Act, come into force; fixes January 1, 2017 as the day on which the provisions mentioned in that subsection, relating to the Nuclear Liability and Compensation Act, as enacted by section 120 of the Act, come into force; and pursuant to subsection 129(3) of the Act, fixes January 1, 2017 as the day on which sections 121 to 128 of that Act come into force.
SI/2016-0023

The information on this page is current as of   December 12, 2019

The coming into force provisions in LEGISinfo are excerpted from the text of the bill as introduced and given first reading. The information is not updated to reflect amendments made to bills during the legislative process. Where an Act comes into force on a day or days to be fixed by order of the Governor in Council, additional dates of commencement are added once an order is issued. Where an Act or a provision thereof is silent as to its commencement, it comes into force on the day it receives Royal Assent.

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