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Statutes of Newfoundland 1995


CHAPTER 13

CHAPTER 13

AN ACT TO REMOVE ANOMALIES AND ERRORS IN THE STATUTE LAW

(Assented to December 21, 1995)

Analysis

1. Short title

2. Arbitration Act

3. Bills of Sale Act

4. Conditional Sales Act

5. Crown Lands Act

6. Financial Administration Act

7. Highway Traffic Act

8. Insurance Companies Act

9. Law Society Act

10. The Minors (Attainment of Majority) Act, 1971 R&S

11. Pension Contributions Reduction Act

12. Public Service Pensions Act, 1991

13. Public Tender Act

14. Registration of Deeds Act

15. Sale of Goods Act

16. Tobacco Tax Act

17. Workers' Compensation Act

Schedule

Be it enacted by the Lieutenant-Governor and House of Assembly in Legislative Session convened, as follows:


Short title

1. This Act may be cited as the Attorney General Statutes Amendment Act, 1995.

RSN 1990 cA-14

2. Section 14 of the Arbitration Act is amended by renumbering it as subsection 14(1) and by adding immediately after that subsection the following:

(2) An application in respect of an arbitration or award referred to in subsection (1) may be made to the Trial Division within 60 days of the receipt of that arbitration or award by the parties to the application.

RSN 1990 cB-3 as amended

3. Subsection 3(2) of the Bills of Sale Act is repealed and the following substituted:

(2) In the following cases, an officer or those officers that the Minister of Justice may name shall perform the duties of the registrar:

(a) where the registrar is absent from St. John's;

(b) where the registrar is prevented by illness or other cause from performing his or her duties;

(c) in the event of a vacancy in the office of the registrar; or

(d) where the registrar considers it necessary to delegate his or her authority.

RSN 1990 cC-28 as amended

4. Subsection 3(3) of the Conditional Sales Act is repealed and the following substituted:

(3) In the following cases an officer or those officers that the Minister of Justice may name shall perform the duties of the registrar:

(a) where the registrar is absent from St. John's;

(b) where the registrar is prevented by illness or other cause from performing his or her duties;

(c) in the event of a vacancy in the office of the registrar; or

(d) where the registrar considers it necessary to delegate his or her authority.

RSN 1990 cC-42 as amended

5. The Crown Lands Act is amended by repealing Part IV, sections 94 to 100.

RSN 1990 cF-8 as amended

6. The words "Canadian and British Insurance Companies Act" contained in paragraph 15(2)(b) of the Financial Administration Act are deleted and the following words substituted "Insurance Companies Act".

RSN 1990 cH-3 as amended

7. Subsections 60.1(1) and (2) of the Highway Traffic Act is amended by deleting the word and number "section 258" and by substituting the word and number "section 254".

RSN 1990 cI-10 as amended

8. The words "Canadian and British Insurance Companies Act" contained in paragraphs 2(r) and 10(c), subsections 14(5), (6) and (9) and paragraphs 16(2)(b) and 55(1)(e) of the Insurance Companies Act are deleted and the following words substituted "Insurance Companies Act".

RSN 1990 cL-9 as amended

9. (1) Subsection 2(2) of the Law Society Act is amended by deleting the word "regard" and by substituting the word "reward".

(2) Subparagraph 84(1)(e)(iii) of the Act is amended by deleting the word "or" in the phrase "deed or settlement" and by substituting the word "of".

(3) Paragraph 85(e) of the Act is amended by deleting the word "engrossing" and by substituting the word "endorsing".

1971 c71 R&S

10. (1) The Minors (Attainment of Majority) Act, 1971 is repealed and the Act contained in the Schedule to this Act is substituted in its place.

(2) The Schedule to this Act shall, on the coming into force of this Act and, notwithstanding that it has been passed as part of this Act, be considered to constitute an Act of the province and shall be cited and dealt with and shall have the same force as if the Act had been enacted by the House of Assembly in legislative session convened.

1994 cP-4.1

11. (1) Section 7 of the Pension Contributions Reduction Act, is repealed and the following substituted:

Payments out of fund

7. Notwithstanding section 11 of the Pensions Funding Act, amounts remitted to the Crown under section 6 and deposited shall be paid out as directed by the Minister of Finance.

(2) Subsection (1) is considered to have come into force on April 1, 1993.

1991 c12 as amended

12. (1) Subsection 6.1(1) of the Public Service Pensions Act, 1991 is amended by deleting the words "between April l, 1993 and the commencement of this Act may" and by substituting the words "between April 1, 1993 and the date of coming into force of this section, may".

(2) Subsection 6.1(4) of the Act is repealed.

RSN 1990 cP-45 as amended

13. Section 11 of the Public Tender Act is amended by deleting the words "Tenders for public works, goods or services and leases" and by substituting the words "Tenders for public works, goods, services or leases".

RSN 1990 cR-10 as amended

14. Subsection 7(5) of the Registration of Deeds Act is amended by deleting the word the word "Area" and by substituting the word "Act".

RSN 1990 cS-6

15. Paragraph 2(1)(a) of the Sale of Goods Act is amended by deleting the word "auction" and by substituting the word "action".

RSN 1990 cT-5 as amended

16. Paragraph 71(1)(c) of the Tobacco Tax Act is amended by adding the words "or to" immediately after the words and numbers "more than $10,000".

RSN 1990 cW-11 as amended

17. Subsection 10(3) of the Workers' Compensation Act is amended by deleting the words "Canadian and British Insurance Companies Act" and by substituting the words "Insurance Companies Act".

 

Schedule

AN ACT RESPECTING THE ATTAINMENT OF THE AGE OF MAJORITY

Analysis

1. Short title

2. Attainment of majority

3. Time of attainment

Be it enacted by the Lieutenant-Governor and House of Assembly in Legislative Session convened, as follows:

Short title

1. This Act may be cited as the Age of Majority Act.

Attainment of majority

2. Every person who attains the age of 19 years

(a) attains the age of majority; and

(b) ceases to be a minor person.

Time of attainment

3. (1) The time at which a person attains a particular age expressed in years shall be the commencement of a relevant anniversary of that person's birth.

(2) The relevant anniversary of a person born on February 29 is the last day of the month of February.

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