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An Act to amend the Criminal Code and to make related amendments to other Acts (medical assistance in dying) (S.C. 2016, c. 3)

Assented to 2016-06-17

Review of Act

Marginal note:Review by committee
  •  (1) At the start of the fifth year after the day on which this Act receives royal assent, the provisions enacted by this Act are to be referred to the committee of the Senate, of the House of Commons or of both Houses of Parliament that may be designated or established for the purpose of reviewing the provisions.

  • Marginal note:Report

    (2) The committee to which the provisions are referred is to review them and the state of palliative care in Canada and submit a report to the House or Houses of Parliament of which it is a committee, including a statement setting out any changes to the provisions that the committee recommends.

Coming into Force

Marginal note:Order in council

 Sections 4 and 5 come into force 12 months after the day on which this Act receives royal assent or on any earlier day that may be fixed by order of the Governor in Council.


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