Canada Prompt Payment Act

An Act respecting payments made under construction contracts

This bill was last introduced in the 42nd Parliament, 1st Session, which ended in September 2019.


Senate bill, now waiting to be considered in the House, as of May 4, 2017
(This bill did not become law.)


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

This enactment enacts the Canada Prompt Payment Act to provide for timely payment to contractors under construction contracts with government institutions, and to subcontractors under related subcontracts.


All sorts of information on this bill is available at LEGISinfo, an excellent resource from the Library of Parliament. You can also read the full text of the bill.

Message from the SenateOral Questions

May 5th, 2017 / 12:05 p.m.
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The Assistant Deputy Speaker NDP Carol Hughes

I have the honour to inform the House that a message has been received from the Senate informing this House that the Senate has passed the following public bill to which the concurrence of the House is desired: Bill S-224, an act respecting payments made under construction contracts.