FEDERAL BILL

Bill S-238, An Act To Amend The Fisheries Act And The Wild Animal And Plant Protection And Regulation Of International And Interprovincial Trade Act (importation Of Shark Fins)

FEDERAL BILL - AMENDS MULTIPLE STATUTES

Committee
June 6, 2019


SUMMARY This enactment amends the Fisheries Act to prohibit the practice of shark finning. It also amends the Wild Animal and Plant Protection and Regulation of International and Interprovincial Trade Act to prohibit the importation into and exportation from Canada of shark fins or parts of shark fins that are not attached to a carcass, or any derivatives of shark fins.


House

1st Reading 2nd Reading 3rd Reading
Feb 19, 2019 May 1, 2019

Senate

1st Reading 2nd Reading 3rd Reading
Apr 11, 2017 Nov 23, 2017 Oct 23, 2018

Published on June 7, 2019

Bill Summary

Bill S-238, An Act To Amend The Fisheries Act And The Wild Animal And Plant Protection And Regulation Of International And Interprovincial Trade Act (importation Of Shark Fins)

SUMMARY


This enactment amends the Fisheries Act to prohibit the practice of shark finning.








It also amends the Wild Animal and Plant Protection and Regulation of International and Interprovincial Trade Act to prohibit the importation into and exportation from Canada of shark fins or parts of shark fins that are not attached to a carcass, or any derivatives of shark fins.

This Bill Amends The Following Statutes

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

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

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