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Bill C-553

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2nd Session, 41st Parliament,
62 Elizabeth II, 2013
house of commons of canada
BILL C-553
An Act to amend the Canadian Multiculturalism Act (non-application in Quebec)
R.S., c. 24 (4th Supp.)
Her Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate and House of Commons of Canada, enacts as follows:
1. The preamble to the Canadian Multiculturalism Act is amended by adding the following after the seventh paragraph:
AND WHEREAS Quebeckers form a nation and must therefore possess all the tools needed to define their identity and protect their common values, particularly as regards the protection of the French language, the separation of church and state, and gender equality;
2. Section 3 of the Act is amended by adding the following after subsection (2):
(3) The Government of Canada's multiculturalism policy does not apply in Quebec.
Published under authority of the Speaker of the House of Commons