An Act to amend the Export and Import of Rough Diamonds Act

This bill was last introduced in the 38th Parliament, 1st Session, which ended in November 2005.

Status

This bill has received Royal Assent and is now law.

Summary

This is from the published bill. The Library of Parliament often publishes better independent summaries.

This enactment amends the Export and Import of Rough Diamonds Act for the purpose of enabling Canada to meet new international obligations under the Kimberley Process Certification Scheme by conferring on the Minister of Natural Resources the power to prescribe the classes of diamonds to be excluded from the definition “rough diamond”.

It also provides for the publication of statistics respecting Canadian Certificates issued by the Minister and Kimberley Process Certificates accompanying imports into Canada.

Elsewhere

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