Canadian Energy Regulator Act – Regulations, Guidance Notes and Related Documents
Regulations made under the National Energy Board Act remain in force under the Canadian Energy Regulator Act. New regulations and updates to existing regulations are being implemented through a phased approach.
Every decision or order made by the National Energy Board is considered to have been made under the Canadian Energy Regulator Act and may be enforced as such. Every certificate, licence or permit issued by the National Energy Board is considered to have been issued under the Canadian Energy Regulator Act.
- Canadian Energy Regulator Act (S.C. 2019, c.28, c.10)
- Concordance between the Canadian Energy Regulator Act and National Energy Board Act
- Bill C-69
Pipelines and Processing Plants
- Canadian Energy Regulator Onshore Pipeline Regulations
- Canadian Energy Regulator Processing Plant Regulations
- Canadian Energy Regulator Pipeline Damage Prevention Regulations – Authorizations and
Canadian Energy Regulator Pipeline Damage Prevention Regulations – Obligations of Pipeline Companies
- Event Reporting Guidelines
- Filing Manual
- Electricity – Export Applications
- Electricity – Power Line Applications
- International Power Lines – Power Line Damage Prevention
Exports and Imports (Oil and Gas)
- Administrative Monetary Penalties Regulations
- NEW! 2022-10-12
Regulations Amending Certain Canadian Energy Regulator Regulations (Miscellaneous Program) (SOR/2022-199)
- The Regulations and the Regulatory Impact Analysis Statement were published in the Canada Gazette, Part II on 12 October 2022, Vol. 156, No. 21, pages 4100-4109.
- 6 July 2021 Letter to all companies: Canada Energy Regulator (CER) Updated Operations Audit Protocols and Guidance Document
- CER Management System and Protection Program Audit Protocols
- CER Management System Requirements and CER Management System Audit Guide
- NEW! 2022-10-12
Rules of Practice, Substituted Services and Pipeline Arbitration Committee
- Regulatory Proceedings
Circumstances for Excluding Periods from Time Limits Regulations (SOR/2019-348)
- The regulations and the Regulatory Impact Analysis Statement were published in the Canada Gazette, Part II on 11 December 2019, Vol. 153, No. 25, pages 6447-6456.
- The regulations provide the circumstances when time periods may be excluded from the calculation of time limits set in the Canadian Energy Regulator Act (CER Act) for the assessment of applications submitted under CER Act sections 183 and 214 (pipelines), 262 (power lines), and 298 (offshore renewable energy and power line projects).
- The circumstances in which the Lead Commissioner can designate an excluded period are:
- If the project applicant submits a written request to the Commission of the CER, requesting for a period to be excluded.
- If the Commission is of the opinion that a change to the project’s design, or operation or construction plans, requires the undertaking of studies or the collection of additional information.
- If the applicant has not paid the fees, levies or charges payable under the CER’s cost recovery scheme (as per CER Act s. 87).
- The CER Act provides that, in the circumstances provided in the Regulations, the Lead Commissioner may specify that a period is to be excluded from the calculation of the time limit within which the Commission must make its decision or recommendation, and must provide the reasons for excluding that period.
Tolls, Tariffs and Accounting (Gas and Oil)
Pipeline Financial Requirements
Cost Recovery Regulations Letters of Comment
- Cost Recovery Transition Regulations (SOR/2019-300)
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