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First Session, Forty-second Parliament,
64 Elizabeth II, 2015-2016
HOUSE OF COMMONS OF CANADA
BILL C-213
An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act (voting age)
FIRST READING, JANUARY 28, 2016
Mr. Davies
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SUMMARY
This enactment amends the Canada Elections Act to lower the federal voting age in Canada from 18 to 16 years of age.
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1st Session, 42nd Parliament,
64 Elizabeth II, 2015-2016
HOUSE OF COMMONS OF CANADA
BILL C-213
An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act (voting age)
2000, c. 9
Her Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate and House of Commons of Canada, enacts as follows:
1Section 3 of the Canada Elections Act is replaced by the following:
Persons qualified as electors
3Every person who is a Canadian citizen and is 16 years of age or older on polling day is qualified as an elector.
Published under authority of the Speaker of the House of Commons

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