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Senate Public Bill
42nd Parliament, 1st Session
December 3, 2015 - September 11, 2019
Text of the Bill
S-240
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An Act to amend the Criminal Code and the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (trafficking in human organs)
Last Stage Completed
Third Reading in the House of Commons (2019-04-30)
Progress: Third Reading in the House of Commons
 
Legislative Summary
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On 31 October 2017, Senator Salma Ataullahjan introduced Bill S-240, An Act to amend the Criminal Code and the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (trafficking in human organs), in the Senate and it was given first reading.

Bill S-240 amends the Criminal Code to create new offences in relation to trafficking in human organs. It also amends the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act to provide that a permanent resident or foreign national is inadmissible to Canada if the Minister of Citizenship and Immigration is of the opinion that they have engaged in any activities relating to trafficking in human organs.
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