Fourth series of proposals to harmonize federal law with the civil law of the Province of Quebec

The Bijuralism Group of the Legislative Services Branch, Public Law and Legislative Services Sector, on behalf of the Department of Justice Canada, is seeking comments regarding the Fourth series of proposals to harmonize federal law with the civil law of the Province of Quebec and to amend certain Acts in order to ensure that each language version takes into account the common law and the civil law.

This fourth series of harmonization proposals was prepared in cooperation with the departments responsible for the selected Acts. As well, some stakeholders have been consulted on preliminary proposals.

An introductory note has also been prepared to provide the context in which these proposals were developed.

All interested members of the public are invited to review these documents and comment on the proposals.

The documents are available here:

Comments

The comments received will be considered in preparing a potential fourth harmonization bill.

All comments must be received by May 1st, 2017 at the following address:

Bijuralism Group
Legislative Services Branch
Public Law and Legislative Services Sector
Department of Justice Canada
275 Sparks Street
Ottawa, Ontario
K1A 0H8
E-mail: harmonizationconsultationharmonisation.2017@justice.gc.ca

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