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Bill C-15

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His Excellency the Governor General recommends to the House of Commons the appropriation of public revenue under the circumstances, in the manner and for the purposes set out in a measure entitled ``An Act to amend the International Boundary Waters Treaty Act''.


The purpose of this enactment is to better implement the Treaty relating to Boundary Waters and Questions arising along the Boundary between Canada and the United States by prohibiting the removal of boundary water from the water basins in which the boundary waters are located and requiring persons to obtain licences from the Minister of Foreign Affairs for water-related projects that affect the natural level or flow of waters on the United States side of the border.