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House Government Bill
42nd Parliament, 1st Session
December 3, 2015 - September 11, 2019
Text of the Bill
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An Act respecting national security matters
Statute of Canada
2019, c. 13
Last Stage Completed
Royal Assent (2019-06-21)
Progress: Royal Assent
Further Reading
Reading List
  • Bill C-59 and the former bill C-22 : compromised oversight and continuing threats to non-derogable rights. Ryan Patrick Alford. UNB Law Journal, 69:57-95, 2018
  • Editorial : reforming criminal justice and national security. Kent Roach. Criminal law quarterly, 64(3 & 4):271-273, August 2017
  • National security overhaul would give CSIS, its agents limited law-breaking immunity. Cristin Schmitz. The Lawyer's Daily, 2017
  • On the lookout : breaking down Bill C-59, Canada's latest attempt to fine-tune national security. Kevin Philipupillai. This magazine, 51(2):13, September/October 2017
  • Reforming criminal justice and national security in an age of populism. Kent Roach. Criminal law quarterly, 64(3 & 4):286-316, August 2017
  • Reinventing the Inspector General. Stanley A. Cohen. Criminal law quarterly, 64(3 & 4):522-538 , August 2017
  • The spies who hate us : official misdeeds and sowing distrust in Canadian national security. Faisal Bhabha. UNB Law Journal, 69:160-197, 2018
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