BILL 7 - An Act to Amend the Regulations Act

BILL 7

An Act to Amend the Regulations Act

Her Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick, enacts as follows:

1 Section 8 of the Regulations Act, chapter R-7.1 of the Acts of New Brunswick, 1991, is amended

(a) by adding after subsection (1) the following:

8(1.1) Notwithstanding subsection (1), a regulation filed under this Act after December 31, 1999, shall be numbered using the figures of the calendar year in which it is filed followed by a dash and the number denoting the order in which it is filed with the Registrar.

(b) in subsection (2) by adding "or (1.1)" after "subsection (1)".

EXPLANATORY NOTES

Section 1

(a) The amendment prescribes the method of numbering regulations filed under the Regulations Act after December 31, 1999.

(b) The amendment is consequential on the amendment made in paragraph 1(a) of this amending Act. The existing provision is as follows:

8(2) A regulation filed under this Act may be cited as "New Brunswick Regulation" or "N.B. Reg." followed by the number assigned to the regulation under subsection (1) or by reference to its title.