Budget Implementation Act, 2008 (S.C. 2008, c. 28)
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Budget Implementation Act, 2008
S.C. 2008, c. 28
Assented to 2008-06-18
An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February 26, 2008 and to enact provisions to preserve the fiscal plan set out in that budget
Whereas, when the Government of Canada tables a budget in Parliament, a fiscal plan is an integral part of that budget;
Whereas the Government of Canada is committed to meeting the challenge of global economic uncertainty with a responsible, prudent and effective fiscal plan as reflected in the Budget Plan tabled in Parliament on February 26, 2008;
Whereas it is imperative to preserve the fiscal integrity of that Budget Plan and the integrity of the budget process, and important not to risk the Government of Canada going into deficit;
And whereas it is expedient to implement certain provisions of that Budget Plan;
Now, therefore, Her Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate and House of Commons of Canada, enacts as follows:
Marginal note:Short title
1 This Act may be cited as the Budget Implementation Act, 2008.
PART 1Amendments Related to Income Tax
Income Tax Act
Canada Pension Plan
Employment Insurance Act
Footnote *48 Sections 46 and 47 come into force, or are deemed to have come into force, on the day on which the other Act receives royal assent.
Return to footnote *[Note: Sections 46 and 47 not in force.]
PART 2Amendments in Respect of Excise Duty on Tobacco Products and Alcohol
Excise Act, 2001
Amendments to the Act
69 [Transitional provision]
PART 3Amendments in Respect of the Goods and Services Tax and Harmonized Sales Tax (GST/HST)
Excise Tax Act
PART 4Canada Millennium Scholarship Foundation
Dissolution of the Foundation
94 (1) Within six months after the day on which this subsection comes into force, or any longer time that the Governor in Council determines on the recommendation of the Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development, the Canada Millennium Scholarship Foundation, established by section 3 of the Budget Implementation Act, 1998 and referred to in this Part as “the Foundation”, shall sell or otherwise dispose of all of its property other than property referred to in subsection (3) and discharge all of its liabilities, on terms and conditions that are approved by the Governor in Council.
Marginal note:Donations of money
(2) Despite subsection (1), money that was donated to the Foundation under section 21 of the Budget Implementation Act, 1998 — including any income arising from the investment of the money — and that was not used for carrying out the objects and purposes of the Foundation shall be paid to the donor.
Marginal note:Transfer to department
(3) Within the period referred to in subsection (1), the Foundation shall transfer to the Department of Human Resources and Skills Development the following things, including any electronic versions of them:
(a) the books of account and other records referred to in section 35 of the Budget Implementation Act, 1998, as well as any information that the Foundation collected in order to produce them;
(b) all other information that the Foundation has under its control concerning persons who have received scholarships or any other financial assistance from it;
(c) any studies that the Foundation has under its control, and any other information that it has collected through research; and
(d) any database containing information related to any of those books of account and other records, that other information and those studies, as well as any information necessary in order to use the database.
Marginal note:Remaining money
(4) After satisfying the obligations set out in subsections (1) to (3), the Foundation shall deposit all of its remaining money in the Consolidated Revenue Fund to the credit of the Receiver General.
(5) The Foundation is dissolved.
Amendments to the Budget Implementation Act, 1998
Access to Information Act
Coming Into Force
Marginal note:January 5, 2010, or earlier
100 Footnote *(1) Subsections 94(1) to (4) and section 96 come into force on January 5, 2010, or on an earlier day that is fixed by order of the Governor in Council.
Return to footnote *[Note: Subsections 94(1) to (4) and section 96 in force January 5, 2010.]
Marginal note:Order in council
Footnote *(2) Subsection 94(5) and sections 95 and 97 to 99 come into force on a day to be fixed by order of the Governor in Council.
Return to footnote *[Note: Subsection 94(5) and sections 95 and 97 to 99 in force October 20, 2010, see SI/2010-77.]
PART 5Federal Financial Assistance for Students
Amendments to the Canada Student Financial Assistance Act
105 [Repealed, 2009, c. 2, s. 368]
Amendments to the Canada Student Loans Act
Coming into Force
Marginal note:Order in council
Footnote *115 Subsection 101(1) and sections 104 to 106 and 112 come into force on a day or days to be fixed by order of the Governor in Council.
Return to footnote *[Note: Section 104 in force August 1, 2009, see SI/2009-59; subsection 101(1) and sections 106 and 112 in force August 1, 2009, see SI/2009-66.]
PART 6Immigration and Refugee Protection Act
Amendments to the Act
120 [Repealed, 2012, c. 19, s. 709]
PART 7Employment Insurance
Canada Employment Insurance Financing Board Act
Marginal note:Enactment of Act
121 The Canada Employment Insurance Financing Board Act is enacted as follows:
[See Canada Employment Insurance Financing Board Act]
122 [Transitional provision]
123 [Transitional provision]
Amendments to the Employment Insurance Act
131 [Repealed before coming into force, 2010, c. 12, s. 2206]
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