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Newfoundland and Labrador
Regulation 2003



 Department of Government Services and Lands Notice, 2003
under the
Executive Council Act
(O.C. 2003-369)

(Filed July 18, 2003)

Under the authority of section 5 of the Executive Council Act, the Lieutenant-Governor in Council gives the following Notice.

Dated at St. John’s, July 11, 2003.

Tim Murphy
Deputy Clerk of the Executive Council



        1.   Short title

        2.   Definitions

        3.   Departmental structure confirmed

        4.   Powers and duties of the minister

        5.   Repeal


Short title

        1. This Notice may be cited as the Department of Government Services and Lands Notice, 2003.


        2. In this Notice

             (a)  "department" means the Department of Government Services and Lands; and

             (b)  "minister" means the Minister of Government Services and Lands.

Departmental structure confirmed

        3. (1) The departmental structure is confirmed by Order in Council 2003-369 and the department is presided over by the minister.

             (2)  The department has 3 branches, as follows:

             (a)  Lands;

             (b)  Government Services; and

             (c)  Consumer and Commercial Affairs.

Powers and duties of the minister

        4. The powers, functions and duties of the minister include the supervision, control and direction of all matters relating to

             (a)  the operation, administration, function and services provided by the Government Service Centre including vital statistics and motor vehicle, all-terrain vehicle and snow-mobile licensing;

             (b)  provincial lands;

             (c)  provincially regulated financial institutions, insurance, consumer and corporate affairs of the province; and

             (d)  the administration of the Acts set out in the Schedule and of all orders and regulations passed or made under those Acts, including those powers, functions or duties necessary or desirable for carrying out the purpose of those Acts,

which are not, or in so far as they are not, the responsibility of another minister, agency, body, corporation, board, organization or person.


        5. The Department of Government Services and Lands Notice, Newfoundland and Labrador Regulation 64/96, is repealed.


               1.  Accident and Sickness Insurance Act

               2.  Adoption Act (with Health and Community Services)

               3.  Architects Act

               4.  Automobile Dealers Act

               5.  Automobile Insurance Act

               6.  Bank of Nova Scotia Trust Company Act, 1997

               7.  Building Standards Act (with Municipal and Provincial Affairs)

               8.  Buildings Accessibility Act

               9.  Bulk Sales Act

             10.  Business Electronic Filing Act

             11.  Certified General Accountants Act

             12.  Certified Public Accountants Act

             13.  Change of Name Act

             14.  Chartered Accountants Act

             15.  Chartered Accountants and Certified Public Accountants Merger Act

             16.  Child Care Services Act (with Health and Community Services)

             17.  Children’s Law Act (with Justice)

             18.  Collections Act

             19.  Communicable Diseases Act (with Health and Community Services)

             20.  Condominium Act

             21.  Consumer Protection Act

             22.  Consumer Reporting Agencies Act

             23.  Conveyancing Act

             24.  Co-operatives Act

             25.  Corporations Act

             26.  Corporations Guarantees Act

             27.  Credit Union Act

             28.  Criminal Code: Lottery Licensing Regulations

             29.  Dangerous Goods Transportation Act

             30.  Direct Sellers Act

             31.  Electronic Commerce Act

             32.  Embalmers and Funeral Directors Act

             33.  Engineers and Geoscientists Act

             34.  Environmental Protection Act (with Environment)

             35.  Fire Insurance Act

             36.  Fire Prevention Act, 1991 (with Municipal and Provincial Affairs)

             37.  Food and Drug Act (with Health and Community Services)

             38.  Fraudulent Conveyances Act (with Justice)

             39.  Geographical Names Board Act

             40.  Health and Community Services Act (with Health and Community Services)

             41.  Highway Traffic Act (with Works, Services and Transportation)

             42.  Income Tax Savings Plans Act

             43.  Insurance Adjusters, Agents and Brokers Act

             44.  Insurance Companies Act

             45.  Insurance Contracts Act

             46.  Investment Contracts Act

             47.  Land Surveyors Act, 1991

             48.  Landlord’s Taxes Act

             49.  Lands Act

             50.  Life Insurance Act

             51.  Limited Partnership Act

             52.  Lodgers’ Goods Protection Act

             53.  Management Accountants Act

             54.  Meat Inspection Act (with Forest Resources and Agrifoods)

             55.  Mechanics’ Lien Act

             56.  Mortgage Brokers Act

             57.  Motor Carrier Act (with Works, Services and Transportation)

             58.  Motorized Snow Vehicles and All-Terrain Vehicles Act (with Forest Resources and Agrifoods)

             59.  Pension Benefits Act, 1997

             60.  Pension Plans Designation of Beneficiaries Act

             61.  Perpetuities and Accumulations Act

             62.  Personal Property Security Act

             63.  Petroleum Products Act

             64.  Prepaid Funeral Services Act

             65.  Public Accountancy Act

             66.  Public Safety Act

             67.  Real Estate Trading Act

             68.  Registration of Deeds Act

             69.  Residential Tenancies Act, 2000

             70.  Sale of Goods Act

             71.  Salvage Dealers Licensing Act

             72.  Securities Act

             73.  Security Interest Registration Act

             74.  Smoke-free Environment Act (with Health and Community Services)

             75.  Solemnization of Marriage Act

             76.  Tobacco Control Act (with Health and Community Services)

             77.  Trade Practices Act

             78.  Trust and Loan Companies Licensing Act

             79.  Trustee Act

             80.  Unconscionable Transactions Relief Act

             81.  Unsolicited Goods and Credit Cards Act

             82.  Urban and Rural Planning Act, 2000 (with Municipal and Provincial Affairs)

             83.  Vital Statistics Act

             84.  Warehouse Receipts Act

             85.  Warehouser’s Lien Act

             86.  Water Resources Act (with Environment)

             87.  Work, Services and Transportation Act (with Works, Services and Transportation)