FEDERAL BILL

Bill C-251, 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

1st Reading
March 11, 2016


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 in Canada of shark fins that are not attached to the shark carcass.


Published on March 11, 2016

Bill Summary

Bill C-251, 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 in Canada of shark fins that are not attached to the shark carcass.

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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