FEDERAL BILL

Bill C-246, An Act To Amend The Criminal Code, The Fisheries Act, The Textile Labelling Act, The Wild Animal And Plant Protection And Regulation Of International And Interprovincial Trade Act And The Canada Consumer Product Safety Act (animal Protection)

FEDERAL BILL - AMENDS MULTIPLE STATUTES

1st Reading
February 27, 2016


SUMMARY This enactment amends the Criminal Code to consolidate and modernize various offences against animals. The enactment amends the Fisheries Act to prohibit the practice of shark finning and the Wild Animal and Plant Protection and Regulation of International and Interprovincial Trade Act to prohibit the importation of shark fins that are not attached to the rest of the shark carcass. I... (Click for more)


House

1st Reading 2nd Reading 3rd Reading
Feb 26, 2016

Senate

1st Reading 2nd Reading 3rd Reading

Published on February 27, 2016

Bill Summary

Bill C-246, An Act To Amend The Criminal Code, The Fisheries Act, The Textile Labelling Act, The Wild Animal And Plant Protection And Regulation Of International And Interprovincial Trade Act And The Canada Consumer Product Safety Act (animal Protection)

SUMMARY

This enactment amends the Criminal Code to consolidate and modernize various offences against animals.

The enactment amends the Fisheries Act to prohibit the practice of shark finning and the Wild Animal and Plant Protection and Regulation of International and Interprovincial Trade Act to prohibit the importation of shark fins that are not attached to the rest of the shark carcass.

It also amends the Textile Labelling Act to modify requirements in respect of animal hair and fur and cat and dog skin, hair and fur.

It also amends the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act to add products made in whole or in part of dog or cat fur or skin to Schedule 2 to that Act to prohibit those products from being imported into Canada or manufactured, advertised or sold in Canada.

This Bill Amends The Following Statutes

  1. Canada Consumer Product Safety Act S.C. 2010, c. 21

  2. Fisheries Act R.S.C., 1985, c. F-14

  3. Textile Labelling Act R.S.C., 1985, c. T-10

  4. Wild Animal and Plant Protection and Regulation of International and Interprovincial Trade Act S.C. 1992, c. 52

  5. Criminal Code R.S.C., 1985, c. C-46

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