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2011, c.121 - Beverage Containers Act

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2011, c.121
Beverage Containers Act
Deposited May 13, 2011
Definitions
1The following definitions apply in this Act.
“agent” means, except in subsections 2(1.2) and (1.3), an agent to whom a distributor has assigned all or part of the distributor’s responsibilities under subsection 4(5). (représentant)
“beverage” means a liquid intended for human consumption by drinking but does not include any liquid excluded by regulation. (boisson)
“beverage container” means a container that(récipient à boisson)
(a) holds five litres or less of a beverage, and
(b) is delivered sealed to
(i) a retailer who sells the beverage without opening the container, or
(ii) a food service.
“distributor” means a person(distributeur)
(a) who sells, by wholesale or other means, beverages in beverage containers to a retailer or food service in the Province, or
(b) who enters into a contract for the bottling of a beverage in a beverage container for sale to a retailer or food service in the Province.
“environmental fee” means the fee established to provide for the costs of administering programs for the reduction, reuse and recycling of waste produced by littering, failing to reuse or recycle or other actions or inactions by individuals. (droit de protection de l’environnement)
“food service” means(service alimentaire)
(a) a restaurant or cafeteria, and
(b) a hospital facility, nursing home or other institution that, as part of the service it provides, also provides meals.
“inspector” means a person designated under subsection 20(1). (inspecteur)
“licence” means a valid and subsisting licence issued to the operator of a redemption centre under section 13 and includes any licence deemed under any other Act to be a licence under this Act. (permis)
“Minister” means the Minister of Environment and Climate Change and includes any person designated by the Minister to act on the Minister’s behalf.(ministre)
“recyclable beverage container” means a type of beverage container that is intended to be recycled and is approved under subsection 5(2). (récipient à boisson recyclable)
“redemption centre” means a business enterprise involving the acceptance of empty beverage containers from the public in exchange for a refund, or the storage, holding or return of empty beverage containers for or to a distributor or, if applicable, the distributor’s agent, but does not include the retention of empty beverage containers by a retailer solely for the purpose of storage. (centre de remboursement)
“refillable beverage container” means a type of beverage container that is intended to be used more than once for the sale of a beverage and is approved under subsection 5(2). (récipient à boisson réutilisable)
“retailer” means a person who sells beverages in beverage containers to the public for consumption off the premises and a person who sells by a coin-operated vending machine. (détaillant)
“sell” includes offer for sale. (vendre)
1991, c.B-2.2, s.1; 1993, c.29, s.1; 1998, c.45, s.1; 2000, c.26, s.27; 2006, c.16, s.16; 2012, c.39, s.21; 2020, c.25, s.12; 2021, c.40, s.1
Status of certain persons as retailer and distributor, exemptions
2(0.1)In this section, “liquor” means liquor as defined in the Liquor Control Act.
2(1)Despite the definition of “distributor” in section 1, the New Brunswick Liquor Corporation is only a distributor of liquor for the purposes of this Act if
(a) it enters into a contract for the bottling of liquor in a beverage container for sale to a retailer or food service in the Province, or
(b) it imports into the Province liquor in a beverage container which is not otherwise covered by a plan approved under this Act.
2(1.1)For greater certainty, subsection (1) does not prevent the New Brunswick Liquor Corporation from acting as an agent of a distributor as provided for in subsection 4(5).
2(1.2)Despite the definition of “distributor” in section 1, a person appointed as an agent of the New Brunswick Liquor Corporation under subsection 40.2(1) of the Liquor Control Act who, on behalf of the New Brunswick Liquor Corporation, sells liquor in beverage containers to the public for consumption off the premises is both a retailer and a distributor for the purposes of this Act.
2(1.3)Despite the definition of “distributor” in section 1, a person appointed as an agent of the New Brunswick Liquor Corporation under subsection 40.1(1) of the Liquor Control Act who, on behalf of the New Brunswick Liquor Corporation, sells liquor in beverage containers to a food service in the Province is not a distributor for the purposes of this Act.
2(2)Despite the definitions of “retailer” and of “distributor” in section 1, a person authorized under the Liquor Control Act to sell or purchase and sell wine for sacramental purposes is both a retailer and a distributor for the purposes of this Act.
2(3)When there is a contract between two or more distributors for the sale of a beverage in a beverage container to a retailer or a food service in the Province, the Minister may exempt, on application, a distributor from all or part of the provisions of this Act and the regulations with respect to the beverage in the beverage container.
2(4)When the Minister exempts a distributor under subsection (3), the Minister shall
(a) exempt the distributor in writing with respect to the beverage in the beverage container named in the exemption, and
(b) designate the provisions of the Act or regulations to which the exemption applies and the conditions under which the exemption applies.
1991, c.B-2.2, s.2; 1993, c.29, s.2; 1998, c.45, s.2; 2021, c.40, s.2
Administration
3The Minister is responsible for the administration of this Act and may designate one or more persons to act on the Minister’s behalf.
1991, c.B-2.2, s.3
Plan for the recycling or refilling of beverage container
2021, c.40, s.3
4(1)No person shall sell a beverage in a beverage container unless the beverage container is of a type that is approved under subsection 5(1).
4(2)A distributor may apply in writing to the Minister for approval of a type of beverage container.
4(3)At the time of application, the distributor shall submit to the Minister for approval a plan for the recycling or refilling of the type of beverage container for which the application is made.
4(4)A plan submitted by a distributor under subsection (3) shall include:
(a) a list of redemption centres that will accept empty beverage containers;
(b) a description of the means of retrieval of empty beverage containers from the redemption centres;
(c) a list of the facilities to be used for refilling or recycling;
(d) a description of the means of delivery of empty beverage containers to the refilling or recycling facilities;
(e) a statement of how the distributor proposes to dispose of broken or contaminated empty beverage containers;
(f) a description of the composition and shape of the beverage container;
(g) a description of the size, shape and location of
(i) the markings to be affixed to or form part of the beverage container, or
(ii) the markings to be affixed to or form part of the package containing refillable beverage containers;
(h) a description of the means by which the beverage containers are packaged or held together so as not to present a hazard to wildlife;
(i) a description of the distributor’s contingency arrangements;
(i.1) for each type of beverage container, a description of the performance measures used by the distributor to assess the goals and objectives of the distributor’s plan as well as the targets set by the distributor for each of the performance measures;
(i.2) a description of the greenhouse gas emission impacts that will result from the implementation of the plan and opportunities for reducing those impacts;
(i.3) a description of the distributor’s improvement initiatives designed to achieve efficiencies and cost savings in the management of beverage containers, including how the distributor will, to the extent possible, cooperate with other distributors to achieve such objectives;
(i.4) a description of the dispute resolution process between the distributor and a service provider or the distributor and a redemption centre;
(i.5) a description of the processes used to ensure counting and sorting accuracy;
(i.6) a communication plan for informing consumers of the plan, including consumers’ reasonable and free access to redemption centres;
(j) a description of the notice to be displayed with or near the beverage containers that identifies for the consumer the type of beverage container and the amount of the deposit and refund for the type of beverage container; and
(k) any other relevant information required by the Minister.
4(4.1)As soon as the circumstances permit after a plan has been submitted to the Minister, the Minister shall
(a) approve the plan for a period of time not to exceed five years, or
(b) reject the plan with written reasons.
4(4.2)If the Minister rejects the plan, the Minister shall require the distributor to submit to the Minister within the time period specified by the Minister a new plan that addresses the matters the Minister raised in the Minister’s reasons.
4(4.3)A distributor shall implement and comply with a plan approved by the Minister under this section.
4(5)A distributor may assign all or part of the distributor’s responsibilities under this Act to an agent acceptable to the Minister.
4(6)When a distributor assigns all or part of the distributor’s responsibilities under subsection (5), the distributor shall indicate on the plan submitted under subsection (3) the name of the agent as well as the nature and extent of the assignment.
4(7)When a distributor assigns all or part of the distributor’s responsibilities under subsection (5), the distributor is responsible under this Act for the agent’s violation of or failure to comply with the provisions of this Act and the regulations.
4(8)The Minister shall submit annually to the Legislature a report on
(a) the distributors’ compliance with plans submitted under subsection (3), and
(b) the refilling and recycling of beverage containers in the Province.
1991, c.B-2.2, s.4; 1998, c.45, s.3; 2021, c.40, s.4
Approval of type of beverage container
5(1)The Minister may issue an approval of a type of beverage container if the plan submitted under subsection 4(3) is approved to the Minister.
5(2)If the Minister issues an approval under subsection (1), the Minister shall
(a) approve the beverage container as either a refillable beverage container or a recyclable beverage container, and
(b) notify the distributor of the value of the deposit and refund prescribed by regulation and the notice shall form part of the plan.
5(3)The amount of the refund
(a) for a refillable beverage container is equal to the amount of the deposit, and
(b) for a recyclable beverage container is equal to a percentage of the amount of the deposit prescribed by regulation.
5(4)At the time of the approval or at any subsequent time, the Minister may place any terms or conditions on the approval regarding the refilling or recycling of the beverage containers, including the minimum percentage of beverage containers to be recycled or refilled.
5(5)Subject to subsection (6), if the distributor or, if applicable, the agent of the distributor fails to comply with a plan approved under paragraph 4(4.1)(a) or a term or condition imposed under subsection (4), the Minister may withdraw, in accordance with the regulations, the approval issued under subsection (1).
5(6)The Minister shall not withdraw the approval issued under subsection (1), or add or amend any term or condition under subsection (4), without allowing the distributor an opportunity to be heard in the matter.
1991, c.B-2.2, s.5; 1998, c.45, s.4; 2021, c.40, s.5
Amendments to plan
6(1)A distributor may apply to amend the plan submitted under subsection 4(3) by submitting the amendments to the Minister.
6(2)The Minister may approve the amendments to the plan and these amendments shall form part of the approved plan at the date of the approval.
1991, c.B-2.2, s.6
Period for which plan is effective
2021, c.40, s.6
6.1A plan approved under paragraph 4(4.1)(a) expires on the date set by the Minister, but the period of time for which the plan is to be effective shall not exceed five years.
2021, c.40, s.6
Renewal of plan
2021, c.40, s.6
6.2(1)At least 90 days before the expiry date of a plan approved under paragraph 4(4.1)(a), a distributor shall submit a new plan to the Minister for review and approval.
6.2(2)Sections 4 to 6.1 apply with the necessary modifications to a plan submitted under this section.
2021, c.40, s.6
Annual report and other information
2021, c.40, s.6
6.3On or before June 1 in each year, a distributor shall provide the Minister with an annual report detailing the effectiveness during the previous calendar year of a plan referred to in section 4, including the following:
(a) a statement of the extent to which performance measures and targets, by each type of beverage container, are being achieved;
(b) a description of improvement initiatives designed to achieve efficiencies and cost savings in the management of beverage containers;
(c) the types of information intended for consumers as well as the types of educational materials used to raise public awareness; and
(d) any other information requested by the Minister that relates to the plan.
2021, c.40, s.6
Deposits
7(1)Every person in the Province who purchases from a retailer or a distributor a beverage in a recyclable or refillable beverage container shall pay the deposit for the beverage container as prescribed by regulation.
7(2)Every distributor registered under this Act shall collect the deposits payable on the beverage containers sold by the distributor.
1991, c.B-2.2, s.7; 1993, c.29, s.3
Prohibition on plastic rings and other connectors
8No distributor shall sell a beverage in beverage containers connected by plastic rings or other connecting devices prohibited by the regulations.
1991, c.B-2.2, s.8
Prohibition on pull tabs
9No distributor shall sell a beverage in a metal beverage container with a detachable rigid metal pull tab.
1991, c.B-2.2, s.9; 1998, c.45, s.5
Prohibition on distributors respecting markings on beverage container
10No distributor shall sell or distribute a beverage in a beverage container that
(a) does not have markings that identify the distributor of the beverage container or the person who filled the beverage container, or
(b) does not comply with the Minister’s approval under subsection 5(1).
1991, c.B-2.2, s.10
Prohibition on retailer respecting markings on beverage container
11No retailer shall sell a beverage in a beverage container that does not have markings that identify the distributor of the beverage container or the person who filled the beverage container.
1991, c.B-2.2, s.11
Prohibition on promoting recyclable over refillable
12No retailer or distributor shall use as a means of encouraging the purchase of beverages in recyclable beverage containers in preference to refillable beverage containers a practice of advertising, pricing or discounting of prices that is prohibited by regulation.
1991, c.B-2.2, s.12
Prohibition from operating redemption centre without authority of licence, licences
13(1)No person shall operate a redemption centre unless the person is operating it under the authority of a licence issued in accordance with this Act and the regulations.
13(2)In the Minister’s discretion and in accordance with any regulations that may be made, the Minister may issue, amend, transfer, renew or reinstate a licence, establish expiry dates for licences and, at any time, impose any reasonable terms and conditions on a licence that the Minister considers appropriate.
13(3)In the Minister’s discretion and in accordance with any regulations that may be made, the Minister may amend, transfer, substitute, supplement or repeal the terms and conditions imposed on a licence at any time.
13(4)In the Minister’s discretion and in accordance with any regulations that may be made, the Minister may establish reasonable grounds that the Minister considers appropriate for exercising or for refusing to exercise the Minister’s authority under subsection (2) or (3).
13(5)Without limiting the generality of subsections (2), (3) and (4), the Minister, when deciding whether or not to authorize the operation of a redemption centre in a specific location under a licence, may take into consideration the public interest in authorizing the operation of that centre in that location, having regard to the need for a redemption centre in the area and the impact of authorizing the operation of that centre on the redemption centre system as a whole.
13(6)The Minister shall not suspend or cancel a licence without giving the holder of the licence an opportunity to be heard in the matter.
13(7)An operator of a redemption centre shall provide the Minister with records and reports as required by the Minister in the form required by the Minister.
1991, c.B-2.2, s.13; 1993, c.29, s.4; 1998, c.45, s.6
Returns of empty beverage containers
14(1)Subject to subsection (6), a person may return an empty beverage container to a redemption centre.
14(2)Subject to subsection (6), an operator of a redemption centre shall accept all empty beverage containers of a type approved under this Act delivered by a person to the redemption centre.
14(3)Retailers shall prominently display a notice provided by the Minister advising the public of where the beverage containers may be returned.
14(4)An operator of a redemption centre shall prominently display a notice provided by the Minister advising the public of the daily period of time when empty beverage containers will be accepted.
14(5)An operator of a redemption centre who accepts an empty beverage container shall pay to a person who delivers the beverage container to the redemption centre the amount of the refund prescribed by regulation:
(a) immediately in cash; or
(b) by another method of payment agreed to by the operator and the person.
14(6)An operator of a redemption centre is not required to accept
(a) a beverage container that is broken,
(b) a refillable beverage container that is not capable of being cleaned by normal washing, or
(c) a beverage container that does not have markings that identify the distributor of the beverage container or the person who filled the beverage container.
1991, c.B-2.2, s.14; 1998, c.45, s.7; 2021, c.40, s.7
Collection of empty beverage containers
15(1)Subject to subsection (2), within a period of time prescribed by regulation and following a request by the holder or an agent of the holder of a licence, a distributor or, if applicable, an agent of the distributor shall collect the empty beverage containers that contained a beverage distributed by that distributor from a location authorized under the licence for the collection.
15(2)A distributor or, if applicable, an agent of the distributor is not required to collect empty beverage containers under subsection (1) unless the holder or the agent of the holder of the licence has possession of empty beverage containers in amounts that are prescribed by regulation.
15(3)Within a period of time prescribed by regulation, the distributor or, if applicable, an agent of the distributor shall pay in cash to the holder of the licence for each empty beverage container accepted by the distributor, the refund prescribed by regulation and a handling fee in the amount prescribed by regulation.
15(4)Nothing in subsection (3) prohibits a distributor or, if applicable, an agent of the distributor from paying the holder of a licence more than the amount required to be paid under subsection (3).
15(5)Despite anything else in this Act, a distributor or, if applicable, an agent of the distributor is not required to accept or collect
(a) a beverage container that is broken,
(b) a refillable beverage container that is not capable of being cleaned by normal washing, or
(c) a beverage container that does not have markings that identify the distributor of the beverage container or the person who filled the beverage container.
1991, c.B-2.2, s.15; 1998, c.45, s.8
Stop sale order
16(1)Subject to subsection (2), if the Minister determines that a distributor or, if applicable, the agent of the distributor has failed to comply with section 12 or subsection 15(1) or (3), the Minister may issue a stop sale order prohibiting, to the extent stated in the order, the distributor from selling in the Province a beverage in a beverage container for a period of not more than 90 days.
16(2)The Minister shall not issue a stop sale order under subsection (1) without giving the distributor an opportunity to be heard in the matter.
16(3)During the period specified in the stop sale order, the distributor or, if applicable, the agent of the distributor shall not contravene a stop sale order.
1991, c.B-2.2, s.16
Prohibition on distribution by unregistered distributor, registrations
17(1)No person shall distribute a beverage in a beverage container unless the person is registered as a distributor under this Act.
17(2)A person may apply in writing to the Minister for registration as a distributor under this Act.
17(3)The Minister shall register the distributor if the distributor has a place of business in the Province acceptable to the Minister.
17(4)At the time of registration of a distributor or at any subsequent time, the Minister may place any reasonable term or condition on the distributor that the Minister considers appropriate, including
(a) a condition that the distributor deliver a security to the Minister in an amount and form prescribed by the regulations,
(b) a condition that the distributor sell beverages in refillable beverage containers and recyclable beverage containers at a ratio that is acceptable to the Minister, and
(c) a condition that the distributor make available to the public a variety of sizes and types of refillable beverage containers that is acceptable to the Minister.
17(5)At any time, the Minister may amend, substitute or repeal any term or condition under subsection (4) or place additional terms and conditions.
17(6)Subject to subsection (7), the Minister may cancel or suspend the registration of a distributor issued under this section if the distributor contravenes or fails to comply with any of the provisions of this Act and the regulations or any term or condition of the registration.
17(7)The Minister shall not cancel or suspend the registration of a distributor without giving the distributor an opportunity to be heard in the matter.
17(8)A distributor registered under this section shall provide the Minister with records and reports as required by the Minister on a form provided by the Minister.
17(9)If a security delivered under subsection (4) is forfeited, the Minister, after deducting the Minister’s cost of administering the security, may distribute in accordance with the regulations any money recovered.
17(10)When the Minister makes a payment from money recovered from a security, the Minister is discharged of all responsibilities under this Act.
1991, c.B-2.2, s.17
Environmental fees and unclaimed deposits
18(1)For the purpose of this section, the amount equal to the difference between the deposit and the refund on the recyclable beverage container is the environmental fee.
18(2)A distributor or, if applicable, an agent of the distributor shall use, retain or remit in accordance with the regulations the following which have been collected by the distributor:
(a) the environmental fees; and
(b) the unclaimed deposits on beverage containers.
18(3)The environmental fees and unclaimed deposits on beverage containers that are used or retained by a distributor or, if applicable, an agent of a distributor are not subject to the provisions of the Financial Administration Act.
1991, c.B-2.2, s.18
Payment into Environmental Trust Fund
19The environmental fees and unclaimed deposits that are not used or retained by a distributor or, if applicable, an agent of a distributor and have been remitted under section 18 shall be paid into the Environmental Trust Fund.
1991, c.B-2.2, s.19
Inspectors
20(1)The Minister may designate a person as an inspector for the purposes of this Act.
20(2)An inspector, at any reasonable time and on presentation of a certificate or other means of identification prescribed by the regulations, may for the purpose of administering this Act
(a) enter any place or vehicle used for the storing, cleaning, handling, sorting, transporting, crushing, selling, refilling or recycling of beverage containers,
(b) inspect any place, vehicle or equipment used in the storing, cleaning, handling, sorting, transporting, crushing, selling, refilling or recycling of beverage containers, and
(c) inspect any books, accounts, reports or records kept at any place or vehicle, relating to the storing, cleaning, handling, sorting, transporting, crushing, selling, refilling or recycling of beverage containers.
20(3)The owner or person in charge of any place or vehicle and every person found there shall give all reasonable assistance to an inspector to enable the inspector to carry out the duties under this Act and shall furnish the inspector with the information that the inspector may reasonably require.
20(4)No person shall obstruct or hinder an inspector in the lawful execution of the inspector’s duties under this Act.
20(5)No person shall knowingly make a false or misleading statement, either orally or in writing, to an inspector or other person engaged in carrying out the duties under this Act.
1991, c.B-2.2, s.20
Offences and penalties
21(1)A person who violates or fails to comply with any provision of the regulations commits an offence.
21(2)A person who violates or fails to comply with a provision of this Act that is listed in Column I of Schedule A commits an offence.
21(3)For the purposes of Part 2 of the Provincial Offences Procedure Act, each offence listed in Column I of Schedule A is punishable as an offence of the category listed beside it in Column II of Schedule A.
21(4)When an offence under subsection (1) or (2) continues for more than one day
(a) the minimum fine that may be imposed is the minimum fine for the offence set by this Act multiplied by the number of days during which the offence continues, and
(b) the maximum fine that may be imposed is the maximum fine for the offence set by this Act multiplied by the number of days during which the offence continues.
21(5)In a prosecution for a violation of this Act, a document purporting to be signed by the Minister is admissible in evidence without proof of the appointment, authority or signature of the person purporting to have signed it, and is, in the absence of evidence to the contrary, proof of the matters stated in the document.
1991, c.B-2.2, s.21
Regulations
22The Lieutenant-Governor in Council may make regulations
(a) excluding specific liquids or classes of liquids from the definition “beverage”;
(b) excluding containers or classes of containers from the definition “beverage container”;
(c) respecting the approval and withdrawal of approval of types of beverage containers;
(d) prescribing the value of the refunds, deposits and handling fees payable under this Act;
(e) prescribing the percentage for the purpose of paragraph 5(3)(b);
(f) prescribing the fees payable under this Act and the regulations;
(g) respecting the size, shape and location of the markings and notices for the purposes of paragraph 4(4)(g), section 11 and subsections 14(6) and 15(5);
(h) prohibiting connecting devices for the purpose of section 8;
(i) prohibiting a practice of advertising, pricing or discounting of prices for the purpose of section 12;
(j) respecting the operation of redemption centres and the application for and the issuance, amendment, transfer, holding, renewal, suspension, cancellation, reinstatement and expiry dates of licences;
(k) respecting the imposition, amendment, supplementing and repeal of the terms and conditions imposed or to be imposed on a licence by the Minister;
(l) respecting the grounds on which the Minister may suspend, cancel or refuse to issue, amend, transfer, renew or reinstate a licence or refuse to amend, supplement or repeal terms and conditions imposed on a licence;
(m) respecting the registration and operation of distributors and the holding, renewal, suspension, cancellation and reinstatement of the registration of distributors;
(n) respecting the notices to be displayed by retailers and redemption centres;
(o) prescribing the time within which a distributor shall collect empty beverage containers from an operator of a redemption centre;
(p) prescribing the amounts of empty beverage containers for the purpose of subsection 15(2);
(q) prescribing the periods of time for the purposes of section 15;
(r) respecting stop sale orders issued under section 16;
(s) respecting the powers, duties and identification of inspectors;
(t) respecting the actions to be taken by the Minister before making a decision respecting a withdrawal of approval of a beverage container, or a cancellation or a suspension of the registration of a distributor or of a licence;
(u) respecting the actions to be taken by the Minister before the issuance of a stop sale order;
(v) respecting the security to be delivered by the distributor to the Minister;
(w) respecting the distribution of any money recovered when a security is forfeited by a distributor registered under this Act;
(x) respecting the use, retaining and remitting of the environmental fees and unclaimed deposits and the conditions for the use or retention, including requirements for rates of redemption and including giving the Minister discretionary power to establish the portion of environmental fees or unclaimed deposits, or both, that may be retained by a distributor;
(y) respecting forms for the purposes of this Act and the regulations;
(z) defining any word or expression used in but not defined in this Act for the purposes of this Act, the regulations or both.
1991, c.B-2.2, s.22; 1998, c.45, s.9
Bottle exchange
23(1)In this section, “bottle exchange” means a location where refillable glass beverage containers are returned, sorted and held for a distributor but does not include a retailer.(rachat de bouteilles)
23(2)This Act does not apply in respect of the operation of a bottle exchange business which was in operation before November 1, 1990.
1991, c.B-2.2, s.24
SCHEDULE A
Column I
Provision
Column II
Category of Offence
  
  4(1)..............
F
  4(4.3)..............
F
  7(1)..............
D
  7(2)..............
D
  8..............
D
  9..............
D
10(a)..............
F
10(b)..............
F
11..............
C
12..............
C
13(1)..............
F
13(7)..............
C
14(2)..............
D
14(3)..............
B
14(4)..............
B
14(5)..............
C
15(1)..............
D
15(3)..............
D
16(3)..............
F
17(1)..............
F
17(8)..............
C
18(2)(a)..............
D
18(2)(b)..............
D
20(3)..............
C
20(4)..............
D
20(5)..............
D
21(1)..............
B
1991, c.B-2.2,  Schedule A; 1992, c.24, s.1; 1998, c.45, s.10; 2021, c.40, s.8
N.B. This Act was proclaimed and came into force September 1, 2011.
N.B. This Act is consolidated to April 1, 2022.