Statutory Instruments Act

Version of section 16 from 2002-12-31 to 2014-03-31:


Marginal note:Judicial notice

  •  (1) A statutory instrument that has been published in the Canada Gazette shall be judicially noticed.

  • Marginal note:Evidence

    (2) In addition to any other manner of proving the existence or contents of a statutory instrument, evidence of the existence or contents of a statutory instrument may be given by the production of a copy of the Canada Gazette purporting to contain the text of the statutory instrument.

  • Marginal note:Deemed publication in Canada Gazette

    (3) For the purposes of this section,

    • (a) if a regulation is included in a copy of the Consolidated Regulations of Canada, 1978 purporting to be printed by the Queen’s Printer, that regulation is deemed to have been published in the Canada Gazette; and

    • (b) if a regulation is included in a copy of a revision of regulations purporting to be printed by the Queen’s Printer, that regulation is deemed to have been published in the Canada Gazette.

  • R.S., 1985, c. S-22, s. 16
  • 2000, c. 5, s. 59
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