BILL NO. 54
3rd Session, 62nd General Assembly
65 Elizabeth II, 2016
Private Member's Bill
The Honourable Denise Peterson-Rafuse
First Reading: November 1, 2016
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.
Be it enacted by the Governor and Assembly as follows:
1 Subsection 35(2) of Chapter 1 of the Acts of 1994-95, the Environment Act, is repealed and the following subsections substituted:
2 Section 36 of Chapter 1, as amended by Chapter 61 of the Acts of 2011, is further amended by
3 Section 38 of Chapter 1, as amended by Chapter 61 of the Acts of 2011, is further amended by adding immediately after subsection (2) the following subsection:
4 Subsection 49(1) of Chapter 1, as amended by Chapter 30 of the Acts of 2006 and Chapter 61 of the Acts of 2011, is further amended by adding immediately after clause (l) the following clause:
5 Subsection 65A(1) of Chapter 1, as enacted by Chapter 61 of the Acts of 2011, is amended by striking out "Where required by the regulations, a" in the first line and substituting "A".
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