FEDERAL BILL

Bill C-31, An Act To Implement The Free Trade Agreement Between Canada And Ukraine

FEDERAL BILL - AMENDS MULTIPLE STATUTES

Royal Assent
June 2, 2017


RECOMMENDATION His Excellency the Governor General recommends to the House of Commons the appropriation of public revenue under the circumstances, in the manner and for the purposes set out in a measure entitled “An Act to implement the Free Trade Agreement between Canada and Ukraine”. SUMMARY This enactment implements the Free Trade Agreement between Canada and Ukr... (Click for more)


House

1st Reading 2nd Reading 3rd Reading
Nov 3, 2016 Dec 13, 2016 Feb 14, 2017

Senate

1st Reading 2nd Reading 3rd Reading
Feb 14, 2017 Mar 7, 2017 May 18, 2017

Published on June 2, 2017

Bill Summary

Bill C-31, An Act To Implement The Free Trade Agreement Between Canada And Ukraine

RECOMMENDATION


His Excellency the Governor General recommends to the House of Commons the appropriation of public revenue under the circumstances, in the manner and for the purposes set out in a measure entitled “An Act to implement the Free Trade Agreement between Canada and Ukraine”.







SUMMARY







This enactment implements the Free Trade Agreement between Canada and Ukraine, done at Kyiv on July 11, 2016.








The general provisions of the enactment set out rules of interpretation and specify that no recourse may be taken on the basis of sections 9 to 15 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.

This Bill Amends The Following Statutes

  1. Canadian International Trade Tribunal Act R.S.C., 1985, c. 47 (4th Supp.)

  2. Customs Tariff S.C. 1997, c. 36

  3. Department of Employment and Social Development Act S.C. 2005, c. 34

  4. Customs Act R.S.C., 1985, c. 1 (2nd Supp.)

  5. Crown Liability and Proceedings Act R.S.C., 1985, c. C-50

  6. Importation of Intoxicating Liquors Act R.S.C., 1985, c. I-3

  7. Financial Administration Act R.S.C., 1985, c. F-11

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