Order Respecting Periods Under Certain Regulations Made Under the Canada Labour Code (COVID-19)

The Minister of Labour, pursuant to subsections 7(2) and (5) of the Time Limits and Other Periods Act (COVID-19)Footnote 1, makes the annexed Order Respecting Periods Under Certain Regulations Made Under the Canada Labour Code (COVID-19).

At Gatineau, Quebec, September 11, 2020

Filomena Tassi

Minister of Labour

Extension

Certificates and certifications

1 (1) Subject to subsection (2), the maximum period during which a certificate or certification provided for in the following provisions is valid is extended by six months after the day on which it would otherwise expire, or to December 31, 2020 if that day is before the day on which that six-month extension expires:

  • (a) subsection 16.12(5) of the Canada Occupational Health and Safety Regulations;
  • (b) subsection 12.7(3) of the On Board Trains Occupational Health and Safety Regulations; and
  • (c) subsection 9.5(5) of the Aviation Occupational Health and Safety Regulations.

Application

(2) The extension applies only to a period of validity that would otherwise expire during the period beginning on March 13, 2020 and ending on August 31, 2020.

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation course

2 The reference in paragraph 111(1)(b) of the Maritime Occupational Health and Safety Regulations to "12 months" is to be read, during the period beginning on March 13, 2020 and ending on December 31, 2020, as a reference to "18 months" if the employee successfully completed a course in cardiopulmonary resuscitation referred to in that paragraph during the period beginning on March 13, 2019 and ending on August 31, 2019.

First aid attendant

3 The reference in the definition first aid attendant in section 9.1 of the Aviation Occupational Health and Safety Regulations to "in the last three years" is to be read, during the period beginning on March 13, 2020 and ending on December 31, 2020, as a reference to "in the last three years and six months" if the employee successfully completed one of the courses referred to in that definition during the period beginning on March 13, 2017 and ending on August 31, 2017.

Coming into Force

March 13, 2020

4 This Order is deemed to have come into force on March 13, 2020.

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