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House Government Bill
42nd Parliament, 1st Session
December 3, 2015 - September 11, 2019
Text of the Bill
C-78
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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
 
Coming Into Force
126 (1) Subsections 1(1) to (4), (6) and (7), sections 2 to 6, 8 to 15, subsection 16(2), sections 17 to 19 and 21 to 25, subsection 28(3) and sections 32 to 35 come into force on a day to be fixed by order of the Governor in Council.

(2) Subsections 16(1) and (3) and 28(4) and sections 30 and 36 come into force on a day to be fixed by order of the Governor in Council, but that day must not be before the day fixed in accordance with subsection (1).

(3) Subsection 1(5) and sections 7, 20, 31 and 37 to 41 come into force on a day to be fixed by order of the Governor in Council, but that day must not be before the day fixed in accordance with subsection (1).

(4) Sections 43, 45, 46 and 48 and subsections 49(1), (3) and (5) to (7) come into force on a day to be fixed by order of the Governor in Council.

(5) Subsections 51(1) and (4), sections 52, 54 and 66 and subsections 69(2) and (6) come into force on a day to be fixed by order of the Governor in Council.

(6) Subsections 73(2) to (6), section 74 and subsection 76(3) come into force on a day to be fixed by order of the Governor in Council

(7) Subsections 105(1), 106(2), 111(2) to (4) and 115(3) and (5) come into force on a day to be fixed by order of the Governor in Council.

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Her Excellency the Governor General in Council fixes July 1, 2020 as the day on which subsections 1(1) to (4), (6) and (7), sections 2 to 6 and 8 to 15, subsection 16(2), sections 17 to 19, 21, 22 and 23 to 25, subsection 28(3) and sections 32 to 35 of that Act come into force.
SI/ 2019-0082

The information on this page is current as of   December 4, 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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