Supplementary Information Tables: New Legislation – 2022–23 Departmental Plan
The following legislation affecting federal elections was enacted in fiscal year 2021–2022.
|Bill||Title||Summary||Text of the Bill|
|Bill C-30||Budget Implementation Act, 2021, No 1||Royal Assent received June 29, 2021||Amends paragraphs 486(3)(c) and 486(4)(a) of the Canada Elections Act to related to false statements to affect election results.|
The following legislation affecting federal elections was introduced in fiscal year 2021–2022.
|Private members' bills|
|Bill S-201 An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act and the Regulation Adapting the Canada Elections Act for the Purposes of a Referendum (voting age)||This bill would lower the voting age from 18 to 16 years of age.|
|Bill S-207 An Act to change the name of the electoral district of Châteauguay—Lacolle||This bill would change the name of the electoral district of Châteauguay–Lacolle to "Châteauguay–Les Jardins-de-Napierville".|
|C-309 An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act (Indigenous languages)||This bill would amend theCanada Elections Act to provide that, in certain circumstances, electors are to be supplied with ballots in an Indigenous language.|