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Official Languages Act

Version of section 86 from 2023-06-20 to 2024-04-01:


Marginal note:Publication of proposed regulation

  •  (1) Subject to subsection (2), a copy of each regulation that the Governor in Council proposes to make under a provision of this Act shall be published in the Canada Gazette at least 30 days before its proposed effective date, and a reasonable opportunity shall be afforded to interested persons to make representations to the minister of the Crown who is responsible for the provision with respect to the proposed regulation.

  • Marginal note:Exception

    (2) No proposed regulation need be published under subsection (1) if it has previously been published pursuant to that subsection, whether or not it has been amended as a result of representations made pursuant to that subsection.

  • Marginal note:Calculation of 30-day period

    (3) In calculating the 30-day period referred to in subsection (1), only the days on which both Houses of Parliament sit shall be counted.

  • R.S., 1985, c. 31 (4th Supp.), s. 86
  • 2023, c. 15, s. 46

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