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House Government Bill
39th Parliament, 1st Session
April 3, 2006 - September 14, 2007
Text of the Bill
C-43
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An Act to provide for consultations with electors on their preferences for appointments to the Senate
Short Title
Senate Appointment Consultations Act
Last Stage Completed
Introduction and First Reading in the House of Commons (2006-12-13)
Progress: Introduction and First Reading in the House of Commons
 
Coming Into Force
126. (1) This Act, except Part 2 and sections 51 to 58, 112, 124 and 125, comes into force six months after the day on which it receives royal assent.

(2) Part 2 comes into force on the earlier of

(a) the expiry of one year after the day on which this Act receives royal assent, and

(b) a day, not earlier than six months after the day on which this Act receives royal assent, on which the Chief Electoral Officer publishes a notice in the Canada Gazette to the effect that the necessary preparations have been made for the application of that Part.

(3) Sections 51 to 58 come into force on the earlier of

(a) the expiry of two years after the day on which this Act receives royal assent, and

(b) a day, not earlier than six months after the day on which this Act receives royal assent, on which the Chief Electoral Officer publishes a notice in the Canada Gazette to the effect that the necessary preparations have been made for the application of sections 51 to 58.

The information on this page is current as of   December 4, 2019

The coming into force provisions in LEGISinfo are excerpted from the text of the bill as introduced and given first reading. The information is not updated to reflect amendments made to bills during the legislative process. Where an Act comes into force on a day or days to be fixed by order of the Governor in Council, additional dates of commencement are added once an order is issued. Where an Act or a provision thereof is silent as to its commencement, it comes into force on the day it receives Royal Assent.

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