Constitution Act, 2009 (Property qualifications of Senators)

An Act to amend the Constitution Act, 1867 (Property qualifications of Senators)

This bill was last introduced in the 40th Parliament, 2nd Session, which ended in December 2009.

Status

In committee (Senate), as of March 24, 2009
(This bill did not become law.)

Summary

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

This enactment amends the Constitution Act, 1867 to eliminate the requirement that a Senator own real and personal property of a certain value in order to be qualified for appointment to the Senate and to maintain his or her place in the Senate.

Elsewhere

All sorts of information on this bill is available at LEGISinfo, provided by the Library of Parliament. You can also read the full text of the bill.