C-3 40th Parliament, 1st session November 18, 2008, to December 4, 2008

An Act to amend the Arctic Waters Pollution Prevention Act


Current status
At second reading in the House of Commons
Latest activity
Introduction and first reading on December 3, 2008 (House of Commons)


End of stage activity
Introduction and first reading, December 3, 2008
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
December 3, 2008
Second reading
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Consideration in committee
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Third reading
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First reading
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Second reading
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Third reading
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Legislative summary

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On 3 December 2008, Bill C-3, An Act to amend Arctic Waters Pollution Prevention Act was introduced and read a first time in the House of Commons. Bill C-3 amends the definition of “arctic waters” in the Arctic Waters Pollution Prevention Act to extend the geographic application of the Act to the outer limit of the exclusive economic zone of Canada north of the 60th parallel of north latitude.

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