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Statutes of Newfoundland 1996




(Assented to June 18, 1996)


1. S.2(a) Amdt.

2. S.4.1 Added
Board established

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

SN1993 cP-0.1

1. Section 2 of the Packaging Material Act is amended by repealing paragraph (a) and by substituting the following:

(a) "board" means the Multi-Materials Stewardship Board established in section 4.1;

(a.1) "minister" means the minister responsible for the administration of this Act under the Executive Council Act;

2. The Act is amended by adding the following immediately after section 4:

Board established

4.1 (1) The Multi-Materials Stewardship Board is established as a corporation.

(2) The Lieutenant-Governor in Council may make regulations relating to the status, functions, duties, powers, objects and purposes of the board, including regulations

(a) respecting the appointment of members, including regulations which govern terms of appointment, composition of the membership, qualifications and remuneration;

(b) respecting the election or appointment of officers from the membership;

(c) providing for the appointment or hiring of employees;

(d) requiring the making of reports and disclosures of information to the minister;

(e) permitting the board to make by-laws;

(f) respecting the financial administration of the board;

(g) permitting the board to delegate its functions, duties and powers;

(h) designating materials for the purposes set out in the regulations;

(i) respecting any matter in relation to the establishment and operation of deposit refund centres or agencies;

(j) respecting any matter in relation to the establishment and operation of processing facilities;

(k) requiring a deposit be collected by the board on designated materials;

(l) providing for a refund for designated materials which are returned to deposit refund centres or agencies;

(m) governing the expenditures of amounts received from deposits collected by the board;

(n) providing for the winding up of the board; and

(o) respecting another matter related to the establishment, administration and operation of the board.

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