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41st Parliament, 1st Session
June 2, 2011 - September 13, 2013
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An Act to amend the Witness Protection Program Act and to make a consequential amendment to another Act
Short Title
Safer Witnesses Act
Statute of Canada
2013, c. 29
Last Stage Completed
Royal Assent (2013-06-26)
Progress: Royal Assent
Coming Into Force
24. The provisions of this Act, other than section 23, 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 fixes November 1, 2014 as the day on which that Act comes into force, other than section 23, which came into force on assent.

The information on this page is current as of   August 12, 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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