FEDERAL BILL

Bill C-331, An Act To Amend The Federal Courts Act (international Promotion And Protection Of Human Rights)

FEDERAL BILL - AMENDS ONE STATUTE

1st Reading
December 15, 2016


SUMMARY This enactment amends the Federal Courts Act to provide for the jurisdiction of the Federal Court over civil claims brought by non-Canadians in respect of alleged violations outside Canada of international law or a treaty to which Canada is party.


House

1st Reading 2nd Reading 3rd Reading
Dec 14, 2016

Senate

1st Reading 2nd Reading 3rd Reading

Published on December 15, 2016

Bill Summary

Bill C-331, An Act To Amend The Federal Courts Act (international Promotion And Protection Of Human Rights)

SUMMARY

This enactment amends the Federal Courts Act to provide for the jurisdiction of the Federal Court over civil claims brought by non-Canadians in respect of alleged violations outside Canada of international law or a treaty to which Canada is party.

This Bill Amends The Following Statutes

  1. Federal Courts Act R.S.C., 1985, c. F-7

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