C-41 41st Parliament, 2nd session October 16, 2013, to August 2, 2015

An Act to implement the Free Trade Agreement between Canada and the Republic of Korea
Short title: Canada-Korea Economic Growth and Prosperity Act
Bill type
House Government Bill
This bill received royal assent on November 26, 2014

Statutes of Canada 2014, c. 28

Progress

End of stage activity
Introduction and first reading, September 23, 2014
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
September 23, 2014
End of stage activity
Second reading and referral to committee, October 1, 2014
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
September 24, 2014
Sitting 115
Major speeches
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September 25, 2014
September 30, 2014
October 1, 2014
Sitting 120
Agreed to (Vote 245)
2nd reading and referral to committee - CIIT
End of stage activity
Committee report presented without an amendment, October 10, 2014
Committee meetings
Meeting date Minutes
October 2, 2014
Meeting 37
October 7, 2014
Meeting 38
October 9, 2014
Meeting 39
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
October 10, 2014
End of stage activity
Concurrence at report stage, October 24, 2014
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
October 24, 2014
End of stage activity
Third reading, October 29, 2014
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
October 27, 2014
October 28, 2014
October 29, 2014
Sitting 134
Agreed to (Vote 259)
3rd reading
End of stage activity
First reading, October 30, 2014
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
October 30, 2014
End of stage activities
Second reading, November 5, 2014
Referral to committee, November 5, 2014
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
November 5, 2014
Sitting 93
Major speeches
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End of stage activity
Committee report presented without amendment, November 20, 2014
Committee meetings
Meeting date Details
November 5, 2014
Meeting 42
November 18, 2014
Meeting 44
November 19, 2014
Meeting 45
November 20, 2014
Meeting 46
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
November 20, 2014
End of stage activity
Third reading, November 25, 2014
Bill passed by the Senate without amendment
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
November 25, 2014

Details

Recorded votes

House of Commons

Vote 245 — October 1, 2014
Result:
Agreed To
2nd reading of Bill C-41, An Act to implement the Free Trade Agreement between Canada and the Republic of Korea
Yeas:
276
Nays:
2
Paired:
0
Total:
278
Vote 259 — October 29, 2014
Result:
Agreed To
3rd reading and adoption of Bill C-41, An Act to implement the Free Trade Agreement between Canada and the Republic of Korea
Yeas:
282
Nays:
2
Paired:
0
Total:
284

Senate

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Major speeches at second reading

House of Commons

Speech date Speech Member of Parliament
September 24, 2014 Sponsor’s speech(Sitting 115) Ed Fast (Conservative)
September 24, 2014 Response speech(Sitting 115) Don Davies (NDP)
September 24, 2014 Response speech(Sitting 115) Chrystia Freeland (Liberal)

Senate

Speech date Speech Senator
November 5, 2014 Sponsor’s speech(Sitting 93) Yonah Martin (Conservative)
November 5, 2014 Response speech(Sitting 93) Percy E. Downe (Liberal)

About

Legislative summary

The Library of Parliament does not prepare Legislative Summaries for bills that implement treaties, conventions, agreements or administrative arrangements bills. The following is a short summary:

On 23 September 2014, the Minister of International Trade introduced Bill C-41, An Act to implement the Free Trade Agreement between Canada and the Republic of Korea (Canada–Korea Economic Growth and Prosperity Act), in the House of Commons and it was given first reading.

Bill C-41 implements the Free Trade Agreement between Canada and the Republic of Korea that was done at Ottawa on 22 September 2014.

The general provisions of the bill set out rules of interpretation and specify that no recourse may be taken on the basis of sections 9 to 15 or any order made under those sections, or on the basis of the provisions of the Free Trade Agreement, without the consent of the Attorney General of Canada.

Part 1 approves the Free Trade Agreement and provides for the payment by Canada of its share of the expenditures associated with the operation of the institutional aspects of the Agreement and the power of the Governor in Council to make orders for carrying out the provisions of the enactment. Part 1 also provides protection for certain geographical indications.

Part 2 amends existing laws in order to bring them into conformity with Canada’s obligations under the Free Trade Agreement between Canada and the Republic of Korea.

Part 3 contains coordinating amendments and the coming into force provision.

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