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Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act

Version of section 21 from 2002-12-31 to 2011-12-15:

Marginal note:Report to be referred to committee

  •  (1) On receiving the certified copies referred to in section 20 of the report of any commission, the Chief Electoral Officer shall transmit one of the copies thereof to the Speaker who shall, subject to subsection (2), cause the copy to be laid before the House of Commons and referred to such committee of the House of Commons as it may establish for the purposes of dealing with electoral matters forthwith on receipt of the copy by the Speaker if Parliament is then sitting or, if Parliament is not then sitting, on any of the first five days next thereafter that Parliament is sitting.

  • Marginal note:Where report received during interval between sessions

    (2) Where the copy referred to in subsection (1) of the report of any commission for a province is received by the Speaker during an interval between two sessions of Parliament, the Speaker shall forthwith cause the copy to be published in the Canada Gazette and a copy of that Canada Gazette to be sent by mail to each of the members of the House of Commons representing electoral districts in that province.

  • R.S., 1985, c. E-3, s. 21
  • R.S., 1985, c. 6 (2nd Supp.), s. 5
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