Order respecting time limits and other periods established by or under certain acts and regulations for which the Minister of Industry is responsible (COVID-19)

Boards of Trade Act

Suspension and extensions

Suspension of time limits

1 The time limits within which a general quarterly meeting are to be held under subsection 17(1) of the Boards of Trade Act are suspended for the period beginning on April 1, 2020 and ending on September 30, 2020.

Extensions until December 1, 2020

2 The June 1 time limits established by subsections 42(1) and (2) of the Boards of Trade Act are extended until December 1, 2020.

Canada Business Corporations Act

Extensions

Extensions

3 (1) The time limits established by the following provisions of the Canada Business Corporations Act are extended by six months or until the end of the period ending on December 31, 2020, whichever ends earlier:

  1. paragraph 133(1)(a);
  2. paragraph 133(1)(b); and
  3. paragraph 160(1)(b).

Extensions of six months

(2) The periods established by subparagraph 155(1)(a)(i) of the Canada Business Corporations Act are extended by six months.

Application

Section 3 — retroactivity

4 Section 3 is deemed to have come into force on March 13, 2020.

Cessation of Effect

Subsection 3(2) — cessation of effect

5 Subsection 3(2) ceases to have effect on December 31, 2020.

Canada Cooperatives Act

Extensions

Extensions

6 (1) The time limits established by the following provisions of the Canada Cooperatives Act are extended by six months or until the end of the period ending on December 31, 2020, whichever ends earlier:

  1. subsection 50(1); and
  2. paragraph 252(1)(b).

Extensions of six months

(2) The periods established by subparagraph 247(1)(a)(i) of the Canada Cooperatives Act are extended by six months.

Application

Section 6 — retroactivity

7 Section 6 is deemed to have come into force on March 13, 2020.

Cessation of Effect

Subsection 6(2) — cessation of effect

8 Subsection 6(2) ceases to have effect on December 31, 2020.

Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act

Extensions

Extensions

9 The periods prescribed for the purposes of the following provisions of the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act are extended by six months or until the end of the period ending on December 31, 2020, whichever ends earlier:

  1. paragraph 160(1)(a);
  2. paragraph 160(1)(b); and
  3. paragraph 176(1)(b).

Extensions of six months

10 The periods established by subparagraph 172(1)(a)(i) of the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act are extended by six months.

Application

Sections 9 and 10 — retroactivity

11 Sections 9 and 10 are deemed to have come into force on March 13, 2020.

Cessation of Effect

Section 10 — cessation of effect

12 Section 10 ceases to have effect on December 31, 2020.

National Security Review of Investments Regulations

Extensions

Extensions of 15 days

13 (1) The periods established by the following provisions of the National Security Review of Investments Regulations are extended by 15 days or to December 31, 2020, if that day is before the end of those 15 days:

  1. paragraph 2(a);
  2. paragraph 2(b);
  3. subparagraph 4(b)(i); and
  4. subparagraph 4(b)(ii).

Extension of 45 days

(2) The period established by paragraph 4(a) of the National Security Review of Investments Regulations is extended by 45 days or to December 31, 2020, if that day is before the end of those 45 days.

Extensions of 135 days

(3) The periods established by the following provisions of the National Security Review of Investments Regulations are extended by 135 days or to December 31, 2020, if that day is before the end of those 135 days:

  1. paragraph 2(c); and
  2. subparagraph 4(b)(iii).
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