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House Government Bill
43rd Parliament, 1st Session
December 5, 2019 - August 18, 2020
Text of the Bill
C-4
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An Act to implement the Agreement between Canada, the United States of America and the United Mexican States
Short Title
Canada–United States–Mexico Agreement Implementation Act
Statute of Canada
2020, c. 1
Last Stage Completed
Royal Assent (2020-03-13)
Progress: Royal Assent
 
Legislative Summary
A legislative summary is currently being prepared for this bill by the Parliamentary Information and Research Service of the Library of Parliament. Meanwhile, the following executive summary is available.

On 29 January 2020, the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs introduced Bill C-4, An Act to implement the Agreement between Canada, the United States of America and the United Mexican States (Canada–United States–Mexico Agreement Implementation Act), in the House of Commons and it was given first reading.

Bill C-4 enactment implements the Agreement between Canada, the United States of America and the United Mexican States, done at Buenos Aires on 30 November 2018, as amended by the Protocol of Amendment to that Agreement, done at Mexico City on 10 December 2019.

The general provisions of the enactment set out rules of interpretation and specify that no recourse is to be taken on the basis of sections 9 to 20 or any order made under those sections, or on the basis of the provisions of the Agreement, without the consent of the Attorney General of Canada.

Part 1 approves the Agreement, provides for the payment by Canada of its share of the expenditures associated with the operation of the institutional and administrative aspects of the Agreement and gives the Governor in Council the power to make orders in accordance with the Agreement.

Part 2 amends certain Acts to bring them into conformity with Canada’s obligations under the Agreement.

Part 3 contains the coming into force provisions.
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