CBA-NS Government & Public Sector Lawyers Section Meeting
Regulatory Enabling Authority: Drafting to Achieve Statutory Vires
Speaker: James Charlton, Office of Legislative Counsel
Delegated legislation (such as regulations and by-laws) must be authorized by its parent statute to be valid. This presentation will discuss the tools and techniques used, and obstacles to be overcome, in drafting enabling provisions that ensure delegated legislation is properly authorized and able to achieve its desired objectives.