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Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Suspension Act, 1994 (S.C. 1994, c. 19)

Act current to 2024-04-01

Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Suspension Act, 1994

S.C. 1994, c. 19

Assented to 1994-06-15

An Act to suspend the operation of the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act

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

 This Act may be cited as the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Suspension Act, 1994.

Marginal note:Suspension of electoral boundaries readjustment

  •  (1) The operation of subsection 20(2) and sections 21 to 28 of the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act is suspended until such time as Parliament makes other provision in respect of those sections.

  • Marginal note:Expiration of suspension

    (2) If no other provision is made in respect of subsection 20(2) and sections 21 to 28 of the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act before June 22, 1995, that subsection and those sections cease to be suspended and are in force subject to this Act.

Marginal note:Suspension of existing commissions

Footnote * An electoral boundaries commission established pursuant to section 3 of the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act following the decennial census of Canada in 1991 is temporarily discharged of its duties from the day on which it transmits its completed report to the Chief Electoral Officer as required under subsection 20(l) of the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act, or the day on which this Act comes into force, whichever is the later, until the day on which subsection 20(2) and sections 21 to 28 of the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act cease to be suspended by virtue of subsection 2(2) of this Act.

Marginal note:Parliamentary consideration of reports and preparation of draft representation order

 In the event that subsection 20(2) and sections 21 to 28 of the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act cease to be suspended by virtue of subsection 2(2) of this Act, sections 21 to 24 of that Act apply, with such modifications as the circumstances require, in respect of the reports of the electoral boundaries commissions.

Marginal note:Repeal

 The Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Suspension Act, chapter 25 of the Statutes of Canada, 1992, is repealed.

 

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