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House Government Bill
42nd Parliament, 1st Session
December 3, 2015 - September 11, 2019
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An Act to amend the Divorce Act, the Family Orders and Agreements Enforcement Assistance Act and the Garnishment, Attachment and Pension Diversion Act and to make consequential amendments to another Act
Statute of Canada
2019, c. 16
Last Stage Completed
Royal Assent (2019-06-21)
Progress: Royal Assent
Further Reading
Reading List
  • [Justice Minister David] Lametti open to 'good ideas' from Senate to improve crime, divorce bills, but won't change MMPs. Cristin Schmitz. The Lawyer's Daily, May 1, 2019
  • Family law catch-up. Michael McKiernan. Canadian lawyer , 42(7):46-47,49 , August 2018
  • MPs urged to enact 'equal shared parenting' in Bill C-78 but organized family law bar tells Ottawa to stay the course . Cristin Schmitz. The Lawyer's Daily, November 29, 2018
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