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First Session, Forty-second Parliament,
64-65-66-67 Elizabeth II, 2015-2016-2017-2018
HOUSE OF COMMONS OF CANADA
BILL C-400
An Act to amend the Textile Labelling Act (animal skin, hair and fur)
FIRST READING, April 23, 2018
Mr. Masse
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SUMMARY
This enactment amends the Textile Labelling Act to modify requirements in respect of skin, hair and fur of certain species of animal.
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1st Session, 42nd Parliament,
64-65-66-67 Elizabeth II, 2015-2016-2017-2018
HOUSE OF COMMONS OF CANADA
BILL C-400
An Act to amend the Textile Labelling Act (animal skin, hair and fur)
Her Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate and House of Commons of Canada, enacts as follows:
R.‍S.‍, c. T-10

Textile Labelling Act

1The definition textile fibre in section 2 of the Textile Labelling Act is replaced by the following:
textile fibre means any natural or manufactured matter that is capable of being made into a yarn or fabric and, without limiting the generality of the foregoing, includes human hair, kapok, feathers and down, and animal skin as well as animal hair and fur, whether or not they have been removed from the animal skin; (fibre textile)
2Section 6 of the Act is renumbered as subsection 6(1) and is amended by adding the following:
Felis catus or canis lupus familiaris
(2)Despite subparagraph (1)‍(b)‍(i), in the case of an article that contains felis catus or canis lupus familiaris skin or hair or fur not removed from the skin of those species, the label shall show the generic name of that textile fibre, regardless of the percentage of the total fibre mass of the article that it constitutes.
Published under authority of the Speaker of the House of Commons

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