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Bill C-30 to Implement CETA Receives Royal Assent

Bill C-30, which is the legislation that implements the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) between Canada and the European Union, received royal assent on 16 May 2017.  A copy of the bill as passed is available here.

The provisions of the legislation are set to come into force by order of the Governor in Council.  Implementing regulations have not yet been released, but can be expected soon given the government’s stated intention to have the treaty implemented provisionally by 1 July 2017.


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