C-79 42nd Parliament, 1st session December 3, 2015, to September 11, 2019

An Act to implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore and Vietnam
Short title: Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership Implementation Act
This bill received royal assent on October 25, 2018

Statutes of Canada 2018, c. 23

Progress

End of stage activity
Introduction and first reading, June 14, 2018
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
June 14, 2018
End of stage activity
Second reading and referral to committee, September 18, 2018
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
September 17, 2018
Sitting 319
Major speeches
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September 18, 2018
Sitting 320
Agreed to (Vote 883)
2nd reading and referral to committee - CIIT
End of stage activity
Committee report presented without an amendment, September 26, 2018
Committee meetings
Meeting date Minutes
September 20, 2018
Meeting 117
September 25, 2018
Meeting 118
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
September 26, 2018
End of stage activity
Concurrence at report stage, October 3, 2018
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
October 3, 2018
End of stage activity
Third reading, October 16, 2018
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
October 5, 2018
October 16, 2018
Sitting 335
Agreed to (Vote 897)
3rd reading
End of stage activity
First reading, October 16, 2018
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
October 16, 2018
End of stage activities
Second reading, October 17, 2018
Referral to committee, October 17, 2018
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
October 17, 2018
Sitting 236
Major speeches
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End of stage activity
Committee report presented, October 25, 2018
Committee meetings
Meeting date Details
October 18, 2018
Meeting 114
October 23, 2018
Meeting 115
October 24, 2018
Meeting 116
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
October 25, 2018
End of stage activity
Third reading, October 25, 2018
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
October 25, 2018

Details

Recorded votes

House of Commons

Vote 881 — September 18, 2018
Result:
Agreed To
Time allocation for Bill C-79, An Act to implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore and Vietnam
Yeas:
256
Nays:
44
Paired:
2
Total:
302
Vote 882 — September 18, 2018
Result:
Negatived
2nd reading of Bill C-79, An Act to implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore and Vietnam (reasoned amendment)
Yeas:
48
Nays:
242
Paired:
2
Total:
292
Vote 883 — September 18, 2018
Result:
Agreed To
2nd reading of Bill C-79, An Act to implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore and Vietnam
Yeas:
242
Nays:
48
Paired:
2
Total:
292
Vote 893 — October 3, 2018
Result:
Agreed To
Time allocation for Bill C-79, An Act to implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore and Vietnam
Yeas:
224
Nays:
40
Paired:
4
Total:
268
Vote 894 — October 3, 2018
Result:
Negatived
Bill C-79, An Act to implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore and Vietnam (report stage amendment)
Yeas:
42
Nays:
232
Paired:
4
Total:
278
Vote 895 — October 3, 2018
Result:
Negatived
Bill C-79, An Act to implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore and Vietnam (report stage amendment)
Yeas:
42
Nays:
232
Paired:
4
Total:
278
Vote 896 — October 3, 2018
Result:
Agreed To
Concurrence at report stage of Bill C-79, An Act to implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore and Vietnam
Yeas:
232
Nays:
42
Paired:
4
Total:
278
Vote 897 — October 16, 2018
Result:
Agreed To
3rd reading and adoption of Bill C-79, An Act to implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore and Vietnam
Yeas:
236
Nays:
44
Paired:
2
Total:
282

Senate

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Speaker's rulings and statements

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Major speeches at second reading

House of Commons

Speech date Speech Member of Parliament
September 17, 2018 Sponsor’s speech(Sitting 319) Jim Carr (Liberal)
September 17, 2018 Response speech(Sitting 319) Dean Allison (Conservative)
September 17, 2018 Response speech(Sitting 319) Tracey Ramsey (NDP)

Senate

Speech date Speech Senator
October 17, 2018 Sponsor’s speech(Sitting 236) Sarabjit Marwah (Independent Senators Group)
October 17, 2018 Response speech(Sitting 236) Larry W. Smith (Conservative)

About

Legislative summary

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On 14 June 2018, the Minister of International Trade Diversification introduced Bill C-79, An Act to implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore and Vietnam (Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership Implementation Act), in the House of Commons and it was given first reading.

Bill C-79 implements the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership, done at Santiago on 8 March 2018.

The general provisions of the enactment set out rules of interpretation and specify that no recourse is to be taken on the basis of sections 9 to 13 or any order made under those sections, or on the basis of the provisions of the Agreement, without the consent of the Attorney General of Canada.

Part 1 approves the Agreement, provides for the payment by Canada of its share of the expenditures associated with the operation of the institutional and administrative aspects of the Agreement and gives the Governor in Council the power to make orders in accordance with the Agreement.

Part 2 amends certain Acts to bring them into conformity with Canada’s obligations under the Agreement.

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

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