An Act to amend the Investment Canada Act (human rights violations)

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

Status

Second reading (Senate), as of Dec. 2, 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 Investment Canada Act to include violations of human rights, genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity, committed by investors or in which investors have been involved, as factors to be taken into account in determining if an investment is of net benefit to Canada.

Elsewhere

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