C-43 40th Parliament, 3rd session March 3, 2010, to March 26, 2011

An Act to enact the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Labour Relations Modernization Act and to amend the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts
Short title: Royal Canadian Mounted Police Modernization Act
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House Government Bill

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Current status
At second reading in the House of Commons
Latest activity
Debate at second reading on December 13, 2010 (House of Commons)

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Introduction and first reading, June 17, 2010
Chamber sittings
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June 17, 2010
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
December 13, 2010
Sitting 116
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Speech date Speech Member of Parliament
December 13, 2010 Sponsor’s speech(Sitting 116) Stockwell Day (Conservative)
December 13, 2010 Response speech(Sitting 116) Siobhan Coady (Liberal)
December 13, 2010 Response speech(Sitting 116) Claude DeBellefeuille (Bloc Québécois)
December 13, 2010 Response speech(Sitting 116) Don Davies (NDP)

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Legislative summary

A legislative summary is currently being prepared for this bill by the Parliamentary Information and Research Service of the Library of Parliament. Meanwhile, the following executive summary is available.
On June 17 2010, the President of the Treasury Board introduced Bill C-43, Royal Canadian Mounted Police Modernization Act, in the House of Commons and it was given first reading.

Part 1 enacts the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Labour Relations Modernization Act. Among other things it:
• Provides a labour relations regime in the RCMP.
• Requires that the Commissioner of the RCMP establish a consultation committee for the purpose of exchanging information and obtaining views on workplace issues.
• Provides for a mechanism for an employee organization to acquire collective bargaining rights for members.
• Provides for provisions regulating collective bargaining, arbitration, unfair labour practices, and grievance and adjudication processes.
• Provides that the Public Service Labour Relations Board will administer the Act.

Part 2 amends the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Act to align it with the labour relations regime established under Part 1. Among other things it:
• Authorizes the Commissioner of the RCMP to appoint, demote and promote officers, establish periods of probation for new members and terminate the employment of a member on probation.
• Authorizes the Commissioner to make rules relating to human resource management processes and for the training, conduct, performance of duties and discipline of members and for the organization, efficiency, administration or good government of the RCMP.
• Provides the Treasury Board with authority to determine categories of members and to establish policies or directives respecting the manner in which the Commissioner may deal with grievances.
Part 3 provides that any member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police who does not fall within the category of member as determined by the Treasury Board will be deemed to have been appointed under the Public Service Employment Act.

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