O.C. 193/2020

A.R. 98/2020

June 26, 2020


            The Lieutenant Governor in Council makes the Victims of Crime and Public Safety Amendment Regulation set out in the attached Appendix.

For Information only

Recommended by:          Minister of Justice and Solicitor General

Authority:                             Victims of Crime and Public Safety Act
                                                (sections 17 and 24)


 

APPENDIX

Victims of Crime and Public Safety Act

VICTIMS OF CRIME AND PUBLIC SAFETY
AMENDMENT REGULATION

1   The Victims of Crime Regulation (AR 63/2004) is amended by this Regulation.

2   The title of the Regulation is repealed and the following is substituted:

VICTIMS OF CRIME AND PUBLIC SAFETY REGULATION

3   Section 1 is amended

                                 (a)    in clause (a) by striking outVictims of Crime Actand substitutingVictims of Crime and Public Safety Act”;

                                 (b)    in clause (b) by striking out “Victims of Crime Programs Committee” and substituting “Victims of Crime and Public Safety Programs Committee”;

                                 (c)    in clause (f) by striking out “Victims of Crime Fund” and substituting “Victims of Crime and Public Safety Fund”;

                                 (d)    by adding the following after clause (g):

                                          (h)    “supplemental benefit” means a supplemental financial benefit for victims who suffer a severe neurological injury referred to in sections 8(6.1) to (6.8) and (8).

4   Section 3 is amended

                                 (a)    by repealing subsection (1) and substituting the following:

Financial benefits, application and reconsiderations

3(1)  An application for a supplemental benefit pursuant to section 12 of the Act must be made in writing in a form approved by the Director.

                                 (b)    in subsections (2) to (4) by striking out “for financial benefits”, wherever it appears;

                                 (c)    in subsections (5) and (6) by adding “referred to in section 20(1) of the Act” after “If an applicant”.

5   Section 10 is amended

                                 (a)    in subsection (1) by adding “under section 14(1) of the Act” after “A request for review to the Review Board”;

                                 (b)    by repealing subsection (2).

6   Section 13 is repealed and the following is substituted:

Fund payment request

13   The Minister may request that payment from the Fund be made for any purpose specified in section 10 of the Act.

7   Section 14(1) is repealed and the following is substituted:

Application for grant

14(1)  A person may apply in a form acceptable to the Minister for a grant respecting the following:

                                          (a)    a program or initiative that benefits victims of crime or promotes public safety;

                                          (b)    a program that consists of services that benefit victims or a class or classes of victims during their involvement with the criminal justice process.

8   The heading to Part 4 is amended by striking out “Transitional,”.

9   Section 19 is repealed.

10   Section 21 is amended by striking out “June 1, 2020” and substituting “June 1, 2025”.

11   Schedule 1 is amended in section 1 by repealing the following:

30

230

Murder in commission of offences

 

12   Schedule 2 is amended in section 1

                                 (a)    by repealing the following:

49

210

Keeping a bawdy‑house

50

211

Transporting person to bawdy‑house

                                 (b)    by repealing item number 51 and substituting the following:

51

213

Offence in relation to offering, providing or obtaining sexual services for consideration

Consequential Amendments

13(1)  The Co‑ordinated Home Care Program Regulation (AR 296/2003) is amended by this section.

(2)  Section 7(f) is repealed and the following is substituted:

                                 (f)    the Victims of Crime and Public Safety Act, or

14(1)  The Designation and Transfer of Responsibility Regulation (AR 44/2019) is amended by this section.

(2)   Section 14(1)(mmmm) is repealed and the following is substituted:

                             (mmmm)    the Victims of Crime and Public Safety Act,

15(1)  The Electronic Transactions Act Designation Regulation (AR 35/2003) is amended by this section.

(2)  The Schedule is amended by striking out “Victims of Crime Programs Committee” and substituting “Victims of Crime and Public Safety Programs Committee”.

16(1)  The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Regulation (AR 186/2008) is amended by this section.

(2)  Schedule 1 is amended by striking out “Victims of Crime Programs Committee” and substituting “Victims of Crime and Public Safety Programs Committee”.

17(1)  The Income Support, Training and Health Benefits Regulation (AR 122/2011) is amended by this section.

(2)  In Schedule 2, section 1(1)(n) is amended by striking outVictims of Crime Actand substitutingVictims of Crime and Public Safety Act”.

18(1)  The Lobbyists Act General Regulation (AR 247/2009) is amended by this section.

(2)  Schedule 1 is amended by striking out “Victims of Crime Program Committee” and substituting “Victims of Crime and Public Safety Programs Committee”.

19(1)  The Minors’ Property Regulation (AR 240/2004) is amended by this section.

(2)  Section 2(2)(a) is amended by striking outVictims of Crime Actand substitutingVictims of Crime and Public Safety Act”.

20(1)  The Youth Justice Designation Regulation (AR 322/2009) is amended by this section.

(2)  Section 10(2) is amended by striking outVictims of Crime Actand substitutingVictims of Crime and Public Safety Act”.

21   This regulation has effect on the coming into force of the Victims of Crime Amendment Act, 2020.