Bill C-207 (Historical)
An Act to amend the Canada Evidence Act (interpretation of numerical dates)
This bill was last introduced in the 41st Parliament, 2nd Session, which ended in August 2015.
This bill was previously introduced in the 41st Parliament, 1st Session.
Daryl Kramp Conservative
Introduced as a private member’s bill. (These don’t often become law.)
Introduced, as of Oct. 16, 2013
(This bill did not become law.)
This is from the published bill. The Library of Parliament often publishes better independent summaries.
This enactment amends the Canada Evidence Act to direct courts on how to interpret a numeric date that is in dispute.
Canada Evidence Act
June 13th, 2011 / 3 p.m.
Daryl Kramp Prince Edward—Hastings, ON
moved for leave to introduce Bill C-207, An Act to amend the Canada Evidence Act (interpretation of numerical dates).
Mr. Speaker, legal documents sometimes state the day, the month and the year, other times the year, the month and the day, and sometimes the month, the day and the year. We need to be consistent and that is why I am honoured to stand in Parliament to reintroduce my private member's bill to amend the Canada Evidence Act. This bill would amend the Canada Evidence Act to direct courts on how to interpret a numeric date that is in dispute.
(Motions deemed adopted, bill read the first time and printed)