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First Session, Forty-third Parliament,
68-69 Elizabeth II, 2019-2020
HOUSE OF COMMONS OF CANADA
BILL C-9
An Act to amend the Chemical Weapons Convention Implementation Act
FIRST READING, March 10, 2020
MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS
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SUMMARY

This enactment amends the Chemical Weapons Convention Implementation Act by deleting the schedule to that Act and the references to that schedule in that Act, in order to avoid potential discrepancies between the Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production, Stockpiling and Use of Chemical Weapons and on their Destruction, as amended from time to time, and the portions of that Convention that are reproduced in that schedule.
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1st Session, 43rd Parliament,
68-69 Elizabeth II, 2019-2020
HOUSE OF COMMONS OF CANADA
BILL C-9
An Act to amend the Chemical Weapons Convention Implementation Act
Her Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate and House of Commons of Canada, enacts as follows:
1995, c. 25

Chemical Weapons Convention Implementation Act

1(1)The definition Convention in subsection 2(1) of the Chemical Weapons Convention Implementation Act is replaced by the following:
Convention means the Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production, Stockpiling and Use of Chemical Weapons and on their Destruction, signed at Paris, France on January 13, 1993, as amended from time to time pursuant to Article XV of the Convention; (Convention)
(2)Subsection 2(3) of the Act is repealed.
2The schedule to the Act is repealed.
Published under authority of the Speaker of the House of Commons



explanatory notes

Chemical Weapons Convention Implementation Act
Clause 1:(1) Existing text of the definition:
Convention means the Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production, Stockpiling and Use of Chemical Weapons and on their Destruction, signed at Paris, France on January 13, 1993, as amended from time to time pursuant to Article XV of the Convention and portions of which are set out in the schedule to this Act; (Convention)
(2)Existing text of subsection 2(3):
(3)In the event of any inconsistency between the provisions set out in the schedule and the provisions of the Convention, the provisions of the Convention prevail.

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