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.


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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