Criminal Code

Version of section 83.32 from 2003-01-01 to 2013-07-14:

Marginal note:Sunset provision
  •  (1) Sections 83.28, 83.29 and 83.3 cease to apply at the end of the fifteenth sitting day of Parliament after December 31, 2006 unless, before the end of that day, the application of those sections is extended by a resolution — the text of which is established under subsection (2) — passed by both Houses of Parliament in accordance with the rules set out in subsection (3).

  • Marginal note:Order in Council

    (2) The Governor General in Council may, by order, establish the text of a resolution providing for the extension of the application of sections 83.28, 83.29 and 83.3 and specifying the period of the extension, which may not exceed five years from the first day on which the resolution has been passed by both Houses of Parliament.

  • Marginal note:Rules

    (3) A motion for the adoption of the resolution may be debated in both Houses of Parliament but may not be amended. At the conclusion of the debate, the Speaker of the House of Parliament shall immediately put every question necessary to determine whether or not the motion is concurred in.

  • Marginal note:Subsequent extensions

    (4) The application of sections 83.28, 83.29 and 83.3 may be further extended in accordance with the procedure set out in this section, with the words “December 31, 2006” in subsection (1) read as “the expiration of the most recent extension under this section”.

  • Definition of sitting day of Parliament

    (5) In subsection (1), sitting day of Parliament means a day on which both Houses of Parliament sit.

  • 2001, c. 41, s. 4.
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