When do Ontario Regulations Come into Force?

When conducting legislative research, gathering data on statutes is only half the job. Most acts are accompanied by a set of related regulations. They are a package – regulations take care of the important details needed to implement the broader provisions of the act. Therefore, you should not overlook regulations when conducting legislative research. And just as you have to gather the coming into force information for statutes[1], so too do you have to do the same for regulations.

When conducting legislative research, working with statutes is only half the job. Most acts are accompanied by a set of related regulations. They are a package – regulations take care of the important details needed to implement the broader provisions of the act. Therefore, you should not overlook regulations when conducting legislative research. And just as you have to check the coming into force information for statutes[1], you have to do the same for regulations.

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One to Remember: Canadian Parliamentary Historical Resources

Conducting federal legislative historic research is a hard enough task without not knowing where to find the documents you need. While LEGISinfo is an excellent resource for bills, Hansard, and committee sittings alike, it only goes so far back.

Conducting federal legislative historic research is a hard enough task without not knowing where to find the documents you need. While LEGISinfo and the Parliament of Canada website are excellent resources for bills, Hansard, and committee documentation alike, they only go so far back.

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