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Bill C-39

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Her 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 Members of Parliament Retiring Allowances Act and the Parliament of Canada Act''.


This enactment amends the Members of Parliament Retiring Allowances Act to set out the cost of elective service for members of the House of Commons and Senators who make an election after January 1, 2001 in respect of past service. There are also some technical amendments to that Act.

This enactment also amends the Parliament of Canada Act to provide salaries to Chairs and Vice-Chairs of Special Committees.