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Bill C-511

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1st Session, 41st Parliament,
60-61-62 Elizabeth II, 2011-2012-2013
house of commons of canada
BILL C-511
An Act to amend the Federal-Provincial Fiscal Arrangements Act (period of residence)
R.S., c. F-8; 1995, c.17, s. 45
Her Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate and House of Commons of Canada, enacts as follows:
1. Paragraph 24.3(1)(b) of the Federal- Provincial Fiscal Arrangements Act is replaced by the following:
(b) maintaining the national standard, set out in section 25.1, that no minimum period of residence be required or allowed with respect to social assistance for Canadian citizens or permanent residents; and
2. The portion of subsection 25.1(1) of the Act before paragraph (a) is replaced by the following:
Criteria for eligibility —Canada Social Transfer
25.1 (1) In order that a province may qualify for a full cash contribution under sections 24.5 and 24.51 for a fiscal year, the laws of the province must not, in the case of Canadian citizens or permanent residents,
Published under authority of the Speaker of the House of Commons