Ban on Shark Fin Importation Act

An Act to amend the Fisheries Act and the Wild Animal and Plant Protection and Regulation of International and Interprovincial Trade Act (importation of shark fins)

Status

Second reading (Senate), as of Oct. 17, 2017

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Summary

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This enactment amends the Fisheries Act to prohibit the practice of shark finning.

It also amends the Wild Animal and Plant Protection and Regulation of International and Interprovincial Trade Act to prohibit the importation in Canada of shark fins that are not attached to the shark carcass.

Elsewhere

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