Budget Implementation Act, 2017, No. 1 (S.C. 2017, c. 20)
Assented to 2017-06-22
452 (1) In this section, fee and responsible authority have the same meaning as in section 2 of the Service Fees Act, as enacted by section 451.
Marginal note:Performance standards — existing fees
(2) If a fee that is payable on the day on which this section comes into force is subject to section 4 of the Service Fees Act and a performance standard has not been established in respect of the fee on or before that day, the responsible authority with respect to the fee must ensure that a performance standard is established in respect of the fee within one year after that day.
Marginal note:Application of sections 5 to 8
(3) Sections 5 to 8 of the Service Fees Act apply in respect of the fee beginning on the day on which the performance standard is established in respect of the fee.
2014, c. 20Related Amendment to the Economic Action Plan 2014 Act, No. 1
453 Section 252 of the Economic Action Plan 2014 Act, No. 1 is amended by replacing the section 25.1 that it enacts with the following:
Marginal note:Service Fees Act
25.1 Sections 3 to 15 of the Service Fees Act do not apply to a fee fixed under section 24 for a service or the use of a facility provided by the Agency under the Safe Food for Canadians Act or to a fee fixed under section 25 in respect of products, rights and privileges provided by the Agency under that Act.
Marginal note:Replacement of “User Fees Act”
454 (1) Every reference to the “User Fees Act” is replaced by a reference to the “Service Fees Act” in the following provisions:
(a) section 27.3 of the Citizenship Act;
(b) subsection 11.1(4) of the Customs Act;
(c) section 29.2 of the Canada–Newfoundland and Labrador Atlantic Accord Implementation Act;
(d) section 66.6 of the Employment Insurance Act;
(e) section 64.91 of the Canada Marine Act;
(f) section 30.2 of the Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Resources Accord Implementation Act;
(g) subsection 36.1(2) of the Canada Shipping Act, 2001;
(i) section 14 of the Donkin Coal Block Development Opportunity Act;
(j) subsection 59(2) of the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, 2012; and
(k) subsection 6(2) of the New Bridge for the St. Lawrence Act.
Marginal note:Other references to User Fees Act
(2) Unless the context requires otherwise, every reference to the User Fees Act in any provision of an Act of Parliament other than a provision referred to in subsection (1) is to be read as a reference to the Service Fees Act.
Marginal note:Bill C-30
455 If Bill C-30, introduced in the 1st session of the 42nd Parliament and entitled the Canada–European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement Implementation Act, receives royal assent, then, on the first day on which both section 59 of that Act and section 451 of this Act are in force, section 133 of the Patent Act is replaced by the following:
Marginal note:Service Fees Act
133 The Service Fees Act does not apply in respect of the fees referred to in section 106 or 134.
456 The User Fees Act, chapter 6 of the Statutes of Canada, 2004, is repealed.
Coming into Force
Marginal note:April 1, 2018
457 (1) Sections 16 to 18 and paragraph 20(1)(g) of the Service Fees Act, as enacted by section 451 of this Act, come into force on April 1, 2018.
Marginal note:Order in council
(2) Section 22 of the Service Fees Act, as enacted by section 451 of this Act, comes into force on a day to be fixed by order of the Governor in Council.
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