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RECOMMENDATION

Her Excellency the Governor General recommends to the House of Commons the appropriation of public revenue under the circumstances, in the manner and for the purposes set out in a measure entitled ``An Act to establish a body that provides administrative services to the Federal Court of Appeal, the Federal Court, the Court Martial Appeal Court and the Tax Court of Canada, to amend the Federal Court Act, the Tax Court of Canada Act and the Judges Act, and to make related and consequential amendments to other Acts''.

SUMMARY

This enactment consolidates the current administrative services of the Federal Court of Canada, the Court Martial Appeal Court and the Tax Court of Canada into a single ``Courts Administration Service''.

It amends the Federal Court Act and related legislation to create a separate Federal Court of Appeal.

It amends the Tax Court of Canada Act and related legislation to change the status of the Tax Court of Canada to that of a superior court.

It also makes consequential amendments to various other federal statutes.

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