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Elections Modernization Act (S.C. 2018, c. 31)

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Assented to 2018-12-13

Coordinating Amendments (continued)

Marginal note:C-58

  •  (1) Subsections (2) and (3) apply if Bill C-58, introduced in the 1st session of the 42nd Parliament and entitled An Act to amend the Access to Information Act and the Privacy Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts (in this section referred to as the “other Act”) receives royal assent.

  • (2) If section 391 of this Act comes into force before paragraph 41(k) of the other Act, then

    • (a) that paragraph 41(k) is deemed never to have come into force and is repealed; and

    • (b) section 16.3 of the English version of the Access to Information Act is amended by replacing “this Act” with “this Part”.

  • (3) If paragraph 41(k) of the other Act comes into force on the same day as section 391 of this Act, then that paragraph 41(k) is deemed to have come into force before that section 391.

Coming into Force

Marginal note:Six months after royal assent

 This Act, other than sections 351, 389, 399 and 400, comes into force on the day that, in the sixth month after the month in which it receives royal assent, has the same calendar number as the day on which it receives royal assent — or, if that sixth month has no day with that number, the last day of that sixth month — unless, before then, the Chief Electoral Officer publishes a notice in the Canada Gazette that the necessary preparations for the bringing into operation of this Act, or of a specified provision of this Act, have been made and that this Act or the specified provision may come into force accordingly, in which case this Act or the provision, as the case may be, comes into force on the day on which the notice is published.


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