CBA-NS Government & Public Sector Lawyers Section Meeting

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Event date: 
Monday, February 5, 2018 - 12:00 to 13:00
Name of Organization: 
Canadian Bar Association Nova Scotia
Contact Email: 
Legislative Counsel Office, Halifax NS

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.