Status Chart of E-Commerce Legislation in Canada 2003

Electronic Commerce
Status of E-Commerce Legislation in Canada
February 3, 2003


Legislation Royal Assent In Force Electronic
Signature
Provisions
Electronic
Evidence
Amendments
Consumer
Protection
Amendments
AB Electronic Transactions Act,
S.A. 2001, c. EX6.5

www.qp.gov.ab.ca
/documents
/acts/E05P5.cfm
Nov 29/01 On proclamation (not proclaimed as of Feb 1/03) ss. 16, 22, 25, 26 by reg ss. 25(3), 26(2), 32(2)(c) Included as
section 33
Internet Sales Contract Regulation, Alta.

Reg. 81/2001,
in force Oct 15/01

www.qp.gov.ab.ca
/documents
/regs/2001_081.cfm
BC Electronic Transactions Act,
S.B.C. 2001, c. 10

www.qp.gov.bc.ca
/statreg/stat/E
/01010_01.htm
Apr 11/01 s. 11 by reg s. 21(2)(d) X

Consultation paper released

www.pssg.gov.bc.ca
/legislation/consumers
/paper.htm

X
Canada Personal Information Protection
and Electronic Documents Act
,

S.C. 2000, c. CX5

http://laws.justice
.gc.ca
/en/PX8.6/index.html
Apr 13/00 Part 2 on May 1/00 s. 43 by reg s. 48 Included as Part 3,
in force May 1/00
X
MB Electronic Commerce
and Information Act
,
C.C.S.M. 2000, c. E55

web2.gov
.mb.ca
/laws/statutes
/ccsm/e055e.php
Aug 18/00 Pts 1, 3X5, 7 on Oct 23/00; Pt 6 on Mar 19/01; Part 2 on proclamation s. 13 by reg s. 18(1)(d) Included as Part 7,
in force Oct 23/00

Included as Part 6 of Electronic Commerce and Information Act, in force on Mar 19/01

NB Electronic Transactions Act,
S.N.B. 2001, c. EX5.5

http://inter.gov.
nb.ca
/legis/bills
/54%2D3/070e
.htm
Jun 1/01 Mar 31, 2002 s. 10(1) X X
NF Electronic Commerce Act,
S.N.L. 2001, c. EX5.2

www.gov.nf.ca
/hoa/statutes
/e05X2.htm
Dec 13/01 Dec 13/01 ss. 11, 27(c) X X
NT X X X X X X
NS Electronic Commerce Act,
S.N.S. 2000, c. 26

www.gov.ns.ca
/legi/legc/bills
/58th_1st
/3rd_read
/b061.htm
Nov 30/00 Nov 30/00 s. 11 by reg s. 27 An Act to Amend
Chapter 154
of the Revised Statutes,
1989,the Evidence Act
,
S.N.S. 2002, c. 17,
in force May 30, 2002

www.gov.ns.ca
/legislature/legc
/bills/58th_2nd
/3rd_read
/b072.htm

Re statutes, by the Justice Admin. Amendment (1999) Act, S.N.S. 1999, c. 8, s. 5,
in force by proclamation.

www.gov.ns.ca
/legi/legc/bills
/58th_1st
/3rd_read
/b025.htm
X
NU X X X X X X
ON Electronic Commerce Act,
2000
, S.O. 2000, c. 17
http://192.75.156.68
/DBLaws
/Statutes/English
/00e17_e.htm
Oct 16/00 Oct 16/00 ss. 11, 17, 29 by reg s. 32(b) Red Tape Reduction Act,
1999
, S.O. 1999, c. 12, Sch. B.,

in force Jun 30/00

http://192.75.156.68
/DBLaws
/Statutes
/English/90e23_e.
htm#s043
Consumer Protection Statute Law Amendment Act, 2002,
S.O. 2002, c. 30,

in force Dec 13/02 (except Schedules X in force on dates specified or by proclamation)

http://192.75.156.68
/DBLaws
/Statutes
/English
/02c30a_e.htm
PE Electronic Commerce Act,
S.P.E.I. 2001, c. 31

www.gov.pe.ca
/law/statutes
/pdf/eX04_1.pdf
May 15/01 May 15/01 s. 9 Electronic Evidence Act,
S.P.E.I. 2001, c. 32,

in force May 15/01

www.gov.pe.ca
/law/statutes
/pdf/eX04_3.pdf
X
QC An Act to establish a legal framework for information technology,

R.S.Q., chapter CX1.1

www2.
publicationsduquebec.
gouv.qc.ca
/dynamicSearch
/telecharge.php?
type=2&file=/C_1_1
/C1_1_A.htm
Jun 21/01 Section 104 on Oct 17/01; remainder on Nov 1/01 s. 39 Some amendments
appear in the Act.
X
SK Electronic Information
and Documents Act,

2000
, S.S. 2000, c. EX7.22

www.qp.gov.sk.ca
/documents/English
/Statutes
/Statutes/E7X22.pdf
Jun 21/00 Partially on Royal Assent; remainder on Nov 1/00 s. 14 by reg s. 24(d) Saskatchewan Evidence
Amendment Act,
2000
, S.S. 2000, c. 61,

in force Nov 1/00

www.qp.gov.sk.ca
/documents/english
/firstread
/1999X2/billX34.pdf
X
YT Electronic Commerce Act,
S.Y. 2000, c. 10

www.
economicdevelopment
.yk.ca/publications
/legislationRegs
/Electronic%
20Commerce
%20Act.pdf
Dec 14/00 Mar 27/01 s. 10 Electronic Evidence Act,
S.Y. 2000, c. 11,

in force Dec 14/00

www.
economicdevelopment
.yk.ca/publications
/legislationRegs
/Electronic%
20Evidence
%20Act.pdf
X

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