Bill No. 54
Environment Act (amended)
An Act to Amend Chapter 1 of the Acts of 1994-95, the Environment Act
Honourable Denise Peterson-Rafuse
|First Reading||November 1, 2016|
|Second Reading Debates|
|Second Reading Passed|
|Law Amendments Committee|
|Committee of the Whole House|
|Third Reading Debates|
Clauses 1 and 2 allow the Minister to choose who prepares focus reports and environmental assessments. Clause 2 also requires the consideration of the impact of climate change in environmental assessments.
Clause 3 deems certain classes of undertakings to be Class II undertakings as defined in the regulations.
Clause 4 allows the Governor in Council to make regulations for a program providing funding to assist members of the public and organizations of members of the public in participating in review panels.
Clause 5 makes financial or other security or the carrying of insurance mandatory.