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Legislation Section
About Legislation

A bill must go through three readings in each of the House of Commons and the Senate, and must be passed in the same form, before it receives Royal Assent and becomes law. From its initial presentation through to Royal Assent, a bill will be debated, studied and amendments may be adopted.

Learn about current bills and the history of Canadian legislation since 1909.


Updated on: 2007.03.27

Revised on: 2007.03.27

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