Skip to main content
House Government Bill
43rd Parliament, 1st Session
December 5, 2019 - August 18, 2020
Text of the Bill
Navigate Bills
An Act respecting certain measures in response to COVID-19
Short Title
COVID-19 Emergency Response Act
Statute of Canada
2020, c. 5
Last Stage Completed
Royal Assent (2020-03-25)
Progress: Royal Assent
Coming Into Force
Section 10 comes into force on September 30, 2020.

Subsection 12(2) and section 14 come into force on October 1, 2020.

Subsections 33(2) and (4) and 34(2) come into force on October 1, 2020.

Subsections 37(2), (3) and (5), 38(2), 39(2), (4), (5) and (7) and 40(2), (3) and (5), section 41 and subsections 42(2) and 43(2) come into force on October 1, 2020.

Subsection 47(2) and section 49 come into force on the fifth anniversary of the day on which subsection 47(1) comes into force.

The information on this page is current as of   July 21, 2021

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.

Top of page