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Bill C-208

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1st Session, 41st Parliament,
60 Elizabeth II, 2011
house of commons of canada
BILL C-208
An Act to amend the Supreme Court Act (understanding the official languages)
R.S., c. S-26
Her Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate and House of Commons of Canada, enacts as follows:
1. Section 5 of the Supreme Court Act is renumbered as subsection 5(1) and is amended by adding the following:
(2) In addition, any person referred to in subsection (1) who understands French and English without the assistance of an interpreter may be appointed a judge.
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