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Bill S-26

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An Act to repeal An Act to incorporate the Western Canada Telephone Company

[Assented to 20th October, 2000]

      Her Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate and House of Commons of Canada, enacts as follows:


1. An Act to incorporate the Western Canada Telephone Company, being chapter 66 of the Statutes of Canada, 1916, is repealed.

Legal existence continues

2. TELUS Communications (B.C.) Inc., incorporated under the Act referred to in section 1, as amended, and continued under the Canada Business Corporations Act, continues to exist as a person in law despite the repeal and is subject to the Canada Business Corporations Act.

Rights not affected

3. The rights of holders of securities, debentures under trust deeds and beneficiaries of other instruments issued by or in respect of TELUS Communications (B.C.) Inc. are not affected by the repeal.

Coming into force

4. This Act comes into force on a day to be fixed by order of the Governor in Council.