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House Government Bill
39th Parliament, 1st Session
April 3, 2006 - September 14, 2007
Text of the Bill
C-31
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An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act and the Public Service Employment Act
Statute of Canada
2007, c. 21
Last Stage Completed
Royal Assent (2007-06-22)
Progress: Royal Assent
 
Coming Into Force
42. (1) Despite subsection 554(1) of the Canada Elections Act, sections 3, 6, 8 and 9, subsection 10(2), sections 11, 12, 14 to 16, 20 to 27, 28(f), (g), (h) and (i), 29 to 33 and 35 to 39 come into force two months after the day on which this Act receives royal assent unless, before that day, the Chief Electoral Officer publishes a notice in the Canada Gazette that the necessary preparations have been made for the bringing into operation of the provisions set out in the notice and that they may come into force on the day set out in the notice.


(2) The amendment to the definition “list of electors” in subsection 2(1) of the Canada Elections Act, as enacted by section 1, sections 4, 5 and 7, subsection 10(1) and sections 13, 17 to 19 and 34 come into force 10 months after the day on which this Act receives royal assent unless, before that day, the Chief Electoral Officer publishes a notice in the Canada Gazette that the necessary preparations have been made for the bringing into operation of the provisions set out in the notice and that they may come into force on the day set out in the notice.


(3) Paragraphs 162(i.1) and (i.2) of the Canada Elections Act, as enacted by section 28, come into force six months after the day on which this Act receives royal assent unless, before that day, the Chief Electoral Officer publishes a notice in the Canada Gazette that the necessary preparations have been made for the bringing into operation of the provisions set out in the notice and that they may come into force on the day set out in the notice.

The information on this page is current as of   November 1, 2019

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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