FEDERAL BILL

Bill C-212, An Act To Amend The Parliament Of Canada Act (members Who Cross The Floor)

FEDERAL BILL - AMENDS ONE STATUTE

1st Reading
January 29, 2016


SUMMARY This enactment provides that a member’s seat in the House of Commons will be vacated and a by-election called for that seat if the member, having been elected to the House as a member of a political party or as an independent, changes parties or becomes a member of a party, as the case may be. A member’s seat will not be vacated if the member, having been elected as a member of a politic... (Click for more)


Published on January 29, 2016

Bill Summary

Bill C-212, An Act To Amend The Parliament Of Canada Act (members Who Cross The Floor)

SUMMARY

This enactment provides that a member’s seat in the House of Commons will be vacated and a by-election called for that seat if the member, having been elected to the House as a member of a political party or as an independent, changes parties or becomes a member of a party, as the case may be. A member’s seat will not be vacated if the member, having been elected as a member of a political party, chooses to sit as an independent.

This Bill Amends The Following Statutes

  1. Parliament of Canada Act R.S.C., 1985, c. P-1

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