FEDERAL BILL

Bill C-210, An Act To Amend The National Anthem Act (gender)

FEDERAL BILL - AMENDS ONE STATUTE

Royal Assent
February 7, 2018


SUMMARY This enactment amends the National Anthem Act to substitute the words “of us” for the words “thy sons” in the English version of the national anthem, thus making it gender neutral.


House

1st Reading 2nd Reading 3rd Reading
Jan 27, 2016 Jun 1, 2016 Jun 15, 2016

Senate

1st Reading 2nd Reading 3rd Reading
Jun 15, 2016 Dec 6, 2016 Jan 31, 2018

Published on February 7, 2018

Bill Summary

Bill C-210, An Act To Amend The National Anthem Act (gender)

SUMMARY


This enactment amends the National Anthem Act to substitute the words “of us” for the words “thy sons” in the English version of the national anthem, thus making it gender neutral.

This Bill Amends The Following Statutes

  1. National Anthem Act R.S.C., 1985, c. N-2

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