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Second Session, Forty-third Parliament,
69-70 Elizabeth II, 2020-2021
HOUSE OF COMMONS OF CANADA
BILL C-320
An Act to amend the Textile Labelling Act (animal skin, hair and fur)
FIRST READING, June 22, 2021
Mr. Masse
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SUMMARY

This enactment amends the Textile Labelling Act to modify requirements in respect of the skin, hair and fur of certain animal species.
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2nd Session, 43rd Parliament,
69-70 Elizabeth II, 2020-2021
HOUSE OF COMMONS OF CANADA
BILL C-320
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 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 comprises.
Published under authority of the Speaker of the House of Commons

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