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House Government Bill
40th Parliament, 3rd Session
March 3, 2010 - March 26, 2011
Text of the Bill
C-28
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An Act to promote the efficiency and adaptability of the Canadian economy by regulating certain activities that discourage reliance on electronic means of carrying out commercial activities, and to amend the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission Act, the Competition Act, the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act and the Telecommunications Act
Statute of Canada
2010, c. 23
Last Stage Completed
Royal Assent (2010-12-15)
Progress: Royal Assent
 
Coming Into Force
91. The provisions of this Act come into force on a day or days to be fixed by order of the Governor in Council.

His Excellency the Governor General in Council hereby fixes April 1, 2011 as the day on which subsections 12(1), (3) and (4), section 12.1 and subsections 12.2(1) and (3) of the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act, as enacted by section 83 of the Act and sections 84 and 85, subsection 86(1) and section 87 of the Act come into force.
SI/2011-0022

His Excellency the Governor General in Council fixes
(a) July 1, 2014 as the day on which sections 1 to 7, 9 to 46, 52 to 54, 56 to 67 and 69 to 82 of the Act, subsections 12(2) and 12.2(2) of the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act, as enacted by section 83 of the Act, subsection 86(2), section 88 and subsection 89(1) of the Act come into force;
(b) January 15, 2015 as the day on which section 8 of the Act comes into force; and
(c) July 1, 2017 as the day on which sections 47 to 51 and 55 of the Act come into force.
SI/2013-127

The information on this page is current as of   July 2, 2020

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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