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House Government Bill
38th Parliament, 1st Session
October 4, 2004 - November 29, 2005
Text of the Bill
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An Act to amend the Criminal Code (protection of children and other vulnerable persons) and the Canada Evidence Act
Statute of Canada
2005, c. 32
Last Stage Completed
Royal Assent (2005-07-20)
Progress: Royal Assent
Coming Into Force
The provisions of this Act, other than section 28, come into force on a day or days to be fixed by order of the Governor in Council.

Her Excellency the Governor General in Council hereby fixes the dates on which certain provisions of the Act come into force, as follows:

November 1, 2005 - sections 1 to 12 and sections 24 and 25; and
January 2, 2006 - sections 13 to 23 and 26 to 27.1


The information on this page is current as of   October 6, 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.

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