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Consumer, Labour and Financial Services
Steve Dowling
Acting Director
Steve Dowling
General Counsel
Fourth Floor, Shaw Building
95 Rochford Street
PO Box 2000
Charlottetown, PE
C1A 7N8
Telephone: (902) 368-4550
Facsimile: (902) 368-5283


Consumer Services
WHAT WE DO
This Section is responsible for administering the Lottery Schemes Order (bingos, raffles, casino nights, 50/50 draws) and handles consumer complaints and inquiries. The various statutes administered are: Auctioneers Act, Business Practices Act, Cemeteries Act, Charities Act, Collection Agencies Act, Conditional Sales Act, Consumer Protection Act, Consumer Reporting Act, Direct Sellers Act, Films Act, Lottery Schemes Order Part X, Bankruptcy Act (Federal), Prearranged Funeral Services Act, Sale of Goods Act and Tax Rebate Discounting Act (Federal). If you have a consumer complaint, please call toll-free 1-800-658-1799.

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Corporations
WHAT WE DO
This section is responsible for the registration of partnerships and business names, the incorporation of companies, non-profit corporations, co-operatives and credit unions and the registration of extra-provincial corporations. It administers the Companies Act, Extra-provincial Corporations Registration Act, Co-operative Associations Act, Credit Unions Act, Limited Partnerships Act and the Partnership Act.
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Securities
WHAT WE DO
This section administers and enforces the Securities Act. It is responsible for the registration of securities dealers, advisers and salespersons and for the regulation of companies that sell securities to the public.
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Insurance and Real Estate
WHAT WE DO
This section functions under the supervision of the Superintendent of Insurance and is responsible for real estate sales licenses, insurance legislation, the handling of insurance complaints and the collection of premium tax and fire prevention tax. The section administers the following Acts: Fire Prevention Act (Sec. 16-18), Insurance Act, Premium Tax Act, and the Real Estate Trading Act.
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Vital Statistics
WHAT WE DO
The Vital Statistics Program is a provincial registry responsible for the collection, registration, maintenance and dissemination of vital event information which includes births, deaths, stillbirths, adoptions, marriages, divorces and change of name.
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Labour and Industrial Relations
WHAT WE DO
The mandate of the Division is to assist in providing a stable and fair workplace environment for industry and labour thus maintaining uninterrupted production of goods and services.

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This page last updated Thu Jun 30 7:30:31 2016.

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