PARLIAMENT of CANADA
House Government Bill
41st Parliament, 1st Session
June 2, 2011 - September 13, 2013
Text of the Bill
C-11
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An Act to amend the Copyright Act
Short Title
Copyright Modernization Act
Statute of Canada
2012, c. 20
Last Stage Completed
Royal Assent (2012-06-29)
Progress:
 
Coming Into Force
63. The provisions of this Act come into force on a day or days to be fixed by order of the Governor in Council.

His Excellency the Governor General in Council fixes
(a) the day on which this Order is published in the Canada Gazette, Part II, as the day on which section 1, subsection 2(2), sections 3, 4 and 6 to 8, subsections 9(1) and (2), section 10, subsections 11(1) and (3) and 12(1) and (3), section 13, subsections 15(1), (3) and (5) and sections 17 to 46, 47 (other than sections 41.25 and 41.26 and subsection 41.27(3) of the Copyright Act, as enacted by that section), 48, 49 and 51 to 62 of the Act come into force;
(b) the later of the day on which this Order is published in the Canada Gazette, Part II, and the day on which the WIPO Copyright Treaty, adopted in Geneva on December 20, 1996, comes into force for Canada as the day on which subsection 2(1) and section 5 of the Act come into force; and
(c) the later of the day on which this Order is published in the Canada Gazette, Part II, and the day on which the WIPO Performances and Phonograms Treaty, adopted in Geneva on December 20, 1996, comes into force for Canada as the day on which subsections 9(3) and (4), 11(2), (4) and (5) and 12(2), section 14, subsections 15(2) and (4) and sections 16 and 50 of the Act come into force.
SI/2012-85

His Excellency the Governor General in Counci fixes the day that is six months after the day on which this Order is published in the Canada Gazette, Part II, as the day on which sections 41.25 and 41.26 and subsection 41.27(3) of the Copyright Act, as enacted by section 47 of the Act, come into force.
SI/2014-0058

The information on this page is current as of   May 24, 2016

The coming into force provisions in LEGISinfo are excerpted from the text of the bill as introduced and given first reading. The information is not updated to reflect amendments made to bills during the legislative process. Where an Act comes into force on a day or days to be fixed by order of the Governor in Council, additional dates of commencement are added once an order is issued. Where an Act or a provision thereof is silent as to its commencement, it comes into force on the day it receives Royal Assent.

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