FEDERAL BILL

Bill S-226, An Act To Provide For The Taking Of Restrictive Measures In Respect Of Foreign Nationals Responsible For Gross Violations Of Internationally Recognized Human Rights And To Make Related Amendments To The Special Economic Measures Act And The Immigration And Refugee Protection Act

FEDERAL BILL - AMENDS MULTIPLE STATUTES

Royal Assent
October 18, 2017


SUMMARY This enactment enacts the Justice for Victims of Corrupt Foreign Officials Act (Sergei Magnitsky Law) to provide for the taking of restrictive measures in respect of foreign nationals responsible for gross violations of internationally recognized human rights. It also proposes related amendments to the Special Economic Measures Act and to the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act.


House

1st Reading 2nd Reading 3rd Reading
Apr 13, 2017 Jun 13, 2017 Oct 4, 2017

Senate

1st Reading 2nd Reading 3rd Reading
May 4, 2016 Nov 17, 2016 Apr 11, 2017

Published on October 18, 2017

Bill Summary

Bill S-226, An Act To Provide For The Taking Of Restrictive Measures In Respect Of Foreign Nationals Responsible For Gross Violations Of Internationally Recognized Human Rights And To Make Related Amendments To The Special Economic Measures Act And The Immigration And Refugee Protection Act

SUMMARY


This enactment enacts the Justice for Victims of Corrupt Foreign Officials Act (Sergei Magnitsky Law) to provide for the taking of restrictive measures in respect of foreign nationals responsible for gross violations of internationally recognized human rights. It also proposes related amendments to the Special Economic Measures Act and to the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act.

This Bill Amends The Following Statutes

  1. Special Economic Measures Act S.C. 1992, c. 17

  2. Immigration and Refugee Protection Act S.C. 2001, c. 27

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