Friday, July 22, 2005

Bill 138 - still languishing 4 years after 9/11 and about 1 1/2 years of debate, and 2 weeks after 7/7, one would expect this to be finalized

Bill 138 2004

An Act to amend the
Emergency Management Act
and the Employment
Standards Act, 2000

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

Emergency Management Act

1. The title of the Emergency Management Act is repealed and the following substituted:

Emergency Management
and Civil Protection Act

2. The definition of "emergency" in section 1 of the Act, as amended by the Statutes of Ontario, 1999, chapter 12, Schedule P, section 3, is repealed and the following substituted:

"emergency" means a situation or an impending situation that constitutes a danger of major proportions that could result in serious harm to persons or substantial damage to property and that is caused by the forces of nature, a disease or other health risk, an accident or an act whether intentional or otherwise; ("situation d'urgence")


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