Skip to main content

Bill C-38

If you have any questions or comments regarding the accessibility of this publication, please contact us at


1st Session, 37th Parliament,
49-50 Elizabeth II, 2001

House of Commons of Canada


An Act to amend the Air Canada Public Participation Act

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

R.S., c. 35 (4th Supp.)


2000, c. 15, s. 17(1)

1. (1) Paragraph 6(1)(a) of the Air Canada Public Participation Act is repealed.

1994, c. 24, par. 34(1)(a) (F)

(2) Subsection 6(2) of the Act is replaced by the following:

Enforcement of constraint provisions

(2) The regulations made pursuant to subsection 174(6) of the Canada Business Corporations Act apply, with any modifications that the circumstances require, in respect of the Corporation as if the constraints imposed pursuant to paragraph (1)(b) were a constraint referred to in paragraph 174(1)(a) of that Act.

(3) The portion of subsection 6(3) of the Act before paragraph (a) is replaced by the following:


(3) No provision imposing constraints pursuant to paragraph (1)(b) and no regulation referred to in subsection (2) apply in respect of voting shares of the Corporation that are held

(4) Subsections 6(4) and (5) of the Act are repealed.


2. (1) Any provisions of the articles of the Corporation, as that corporation is defined in the Air Canada Public Participation Act, that impose constraints described in paragraph 6(1)(a) of that Act, and any provisions of the by-laws that give effect to those constraints, are, as of the day on which this Act comes into force, deemed to have no further force or effect.

(2) The articles of the Corporation may be restated under section 180 of the Canada Business Corporations Act as if they had been amended in accordance with subsection (1).


Coming into force

3. This Act comes into force on a day to be fixed by order of the Governor in Council made on the recommendation of the Minister of Transport.