M-35.1.1 - Act respecting the implementation of the Agreement on Internal Trade

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chapter M-35.1.1
Act respecting the implementation of the Agreement on Internal Trade
IMPLEMENTATION OF THE AGREEMENT ON INTERNAL TRADEApril 16 1997April 16 1997
Repealed, 2018, c. 10, s. 2.
1. The Agreement on Internal Trade dated 18 July 1994, signed by the First Ministers of Canada and published in Part 1 of the Gazette officielle du Québec of 3 May 1997, of the provinces and of the territories is hereby approved.
1997, c. 9, s. 1.
2. The Government may appoint a Minister to be a representative on the Committee on Internal Trade established pursuant to Article 1600 of the Agreement.
1997, c. 9, s. 2.
The Minister of Economy, Science and Innovation is appointed as representative on the Committee on Internal Trade. Order in Council 31-2016 dated 28 January 2016, (2016) 148 G.O. 2 (French), 1256.
3. The Government may appoint any person to be on the roster of panellists required by Article 1704(2) of the Agreement.
1997, c. 9, s. 3; 2011, c. 25, s. 1.
4. The Government may appoint any person to act as a screener under Article 1712 of the Agreement.
1997, c. 9, s. 4; 2011, c. 25, s. 2.
5. The Minister may appoint any person to be a representative on any committee referred to in the Agreement or to fill the positions which, in the Minister’s view, are necessary for the implementation of the Agreement.
1997, c. 9, s. 5.
6. For the purpose of suspending benefits or imposing retaliatory measures of equivalent effect against a Party pursuant to Article 1709 of the Agreement, the Government may, by order, do any one or more of the following:
(1)  suspend rights or privileges granted to the Party by the Government under the Agreement;
(2)  modify or suspend the application of any measure with respect to the Party; and
(3)  extend the application of any measure to the Party.
In this section, measure means any law, regulation, directive, requirement, prescription, guideline, program, policy, administrative practice or other procedure.
1997, c. 9, s. 6; 2011, c. 25, s. 3.
7. A decision by a Presiding Body to award costs, whether to a government pursuant to Article 1706.1(4)(b) of the Agreement or to a person pursuant to Article 1719(3)(f) of the Agreement, may be filed with the Superior Court.
The same holds for a decision by a Compliance Panel to order the payment of a monetary penalty pursuant to Article 1707(11)(b) of the Agreement.
On being thus filed, the decision has all the effects of a final judgment of the Superior Court and, despite article 656 of the Code of Civil Procedure (chapter C-25.01), becomes enforceable 60 days after the date on which it is rendered.
1997, c. 9, s. 7; 2011, c. 25, s. 4; I.N. 2016-01-01 (NCCP).
8. No judicial proceedings may be brought against persons appointed under sections 2, 3, 4 and 5 for acts performed in good faith in the discharge of their duties.
1997, c. 9, s. 8.
9. The Minister designated by the Government is responsible for the administration of this Act.
1997, c. 9, s. 9.
The Minister of Economy, Science and Innovation is responsible for the administration of this Act. Order in Council 31-2016 dated 28 January 2016, (2016) 148 G.O. 2 (French), 1256.
TRAVEL AGENTS ACT
10. (Amendment integrated into c. A-10, s. 1).
1997, c. 9, s. 10.
11. (Amendment integrated into c. A-10, s. 5).
1997, c. 9, s. 11.
12. (Amendment integrated into c. A-10, s. 6).
1997, c. 9, s. 12.
13. (Amendment integrated into c. A-10, s. 8).
1997, c. 9, s. 13.
14. (Amendment integrated into c. A-10, s. 13.1).
1997, c. 9, s. 14.
15. (Amendment integrated into c. A-10, s. 17).
1997, c. 9, s. 15.
16. (Amendment integrated into c. A-10, s. 18).
1997, c. 9, s. 16.
17. (Amendment integrated into c. A-10, s. 31).
1997, c. 9, s. 17.
18. (Amendment integrated into c. A-10, s. 32).
1997, c. 9, s. 18.
19. (Amendment integrated into c. A-10, s. 33).
1997, c. 9, s. 19.
20. (Amendment integrated into c. A-10, s. 35).
1997, c. 9, s. 20.
21. (Amendment integrated into c. A-10, s. 36).
1997, c. 9, s. 21.
FINAL PROVISIONS
22. Travel agents’ licences valid on 16 April 1997 shall continue to be governed, until they are renewed, by the provisions replaced by this Act.
1997, c. 9, s. 22.
23. (Omitted).
1997, c. 9, s. 23.
REPEAL SCHEDULE
In accordance with section 9 of the Act respecting the consolidation of the statutes and regulations (chapter R-3), chapter 9 of the statutes of 1997, in force on 1 April 1998, is repealed, except section 23, effective from the coming into force of chapter M-35.1.1 of the Revised Statutes.