Library News

Saskatoon Library - As part of the Saskatoon Court House renovations, the Law Society Library in Saskatoon is temporarily closed. During the closure, Law Society members will have borrowing privileges at the University of Saskatchewan Law Library. Members are required to bring their Law Society member card for identification purposes.  Please see the Saskatoon Branch Temporary Closure Information Sheet for more information on borrowing privileges at the University of Saskatchewan Law Library.

Moose Jaw LibraryDue to damage at the Moose Jaw Court of Queen’s Bench Court House, the Moose Jaw Law Society Library is temporarily closed. If you require materials or assistance, please contact the Regina Library at 306-569-8020, 1-877-989-4999 or by email at reference@lawsociety.sk.ca.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Melanie Hodges Neufeld, Director of Legal Resources, at 569-8020 or melanie@lawsociety.sk.ca.

August 20, 2015

The Saskatchewan Information and Privacy Commissioner has released:

  • FOIP Review Report 123-2015 - Ministry of Justice
  • FOIP Review Reports 087-2015 & 088-2015 - Ministry of Environment
  • FOIP Review Report 032-2015 - Ministry of Social Service
  • LA FOIP Review Report 035-2015 - Rural Municipality of Shellbrook #493
  • LA FOIP Review Report 111-2015 - City of Regina
  • HIPA Investigation Report 100-2015 - Saskatoon Regional Health Authority


August 18, 2015

Part 1 of the Northern Jobs and Growth Act, S.C. 2013, c. 14, is proclaimed into force July 9, 2015 (P.C. 2015-844).

Sections 2, 7, 8(1), 13, 14(1), 14(2), 14(4), 15, 16, 17(1), 18, 28, 37, 52(1), 54(1) to (3), 54(5), 55, 57, 58(1), 59, 69 to 71, 77, 87, 88(1), 90(1), 90(2), 90(4), 91, 93, 94(1), 95, and 104 to 116 of the Energy Safety and Security Act, S.C. 2015, c. 4, are proclaimed into force June 19, 2015 (P.C. 2015-845).

Section 26(1)(c) of the Corrections and Conditional Release Actm, S.C. 1992, c.20, as enacted by s. 46(3), s. 45, 46(2), 46(4) to (7), 47, 48(1), 48(2), 49(2), 50 and 51 of the Victims Bill of Rights Act, S.C. 2015, c. 13, is proclaimed into force July 23, 2015 (P.C. 2015-846).

The Respect for Communities Act, S.C. 2015, c. 22, is proclaimed into force June 30, 2015 (P.C. 2015-1052).

Part 5 of the Anti-terrorism Act, 2015, SC. 2015, c. 20, is proclaimed into force July 1, 2015 (P.C. 2015-1053).

Sections 2 to 8 and 11 to 13 of the Anti-terrorism Act, 2015, S.C. 2015, c. 20, is proclaimed into force August 1, 2015 (P.C. 2015-1053).

Part 3 of the Zero Tolerance for Barbaric Cultural Practices Act, S.C. 2015, c. 29, is proclaimed into force July 16, 2015 (P.C. 2015-1073).

Sections 2 to 19 of the Tougher Penalties for Child Predators Act, S.C. 2015, c. 23, are proclaimed into force July 16, 2015 (P.C. 2015-1074).

An Act to amend the Food and Drugs Act (non-corrective contact lenses), S.C. 2012, c. 25, is proclaimed into force July 16, 2016 (P.C. 2015-1075).

Section 87 of the Economic Action Plan 2015 Act, No. 1, S.C. 2015, c. 36, is proclaimed into force September 14, 2015 (P.C. 2015-1170).

Sections 4(4), 4(7), 4(8) and 37 of the Common Sense Firearms Licensing Act, S.C. 2015, c. 27, are proclaimed into force September 2, 2015 (P.C. 2015-1171).

Sections 2(1), 6, 11 and 13(1) of the Common Sense Firearms Licensing Act, S.C. 2015, c. 27, are proclaimed into force September 2, 2015 (P.C. 2015-1172).

August 5, 2015

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 111 No. 31, July 31, 2015:

  • A-26.2 Reg 1 The Archives and Public Records Management Regulations
  • SR 67/2015 The Education Amendment Regulations, 2015
  • SR 68/2015 The Creative Saskatchewan Amendment Regulations, 2015