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House Government Bill
41st Parliament, 2nd Session
October 16, 2013 - August 2, 2015
Text of the Bill
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An Act to amend the Canada Grain Act and the Canada Transportation Act and to provide for other measures
Short Title
Fair Rail for Grain Farmers Act
Statute of Canada
2014, c. 8
Last Stage Completed
Royal Assent (2014-05-29)
Progress: Royal Assent
Coming Into Force
15. (1) Subsections 6(2), 7(2), 8(2), 9(2), 10(2), 11(2) and 12(2) come into force on August 1, 2016 unless, before that day, their coming into force is postponed by a resolution— whose text is established under subsection
(2)—passed by both Houses of Parliament in accordance with the rules set
out in subsection (3).
(2) The Governor in Council may, by order, establish the text of a resolution
providing for the postponement and specifying the period of the postponement.
(3) A motion for the adoption of the resolution may be debated in both Houses
of Parliament but may not be amended. At the conclusion of the debate, the Speaker of the House of Parliament must immediately put to a vote every question that is necessary to determine whether or not the motion is concurred in.
(4) The postponement may be further extended in accordance with the procedure set out in this section, but the words “August 1, 2016” in subsection (1) are to be read as “the day on which the most recent postponement under this section expires”.

The information on this page is current as of   October 23, 2020

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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