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Vol. 143, No. 17 — August 19, 2009

Registration

SI/2009-68 August 19, 2009

WAGE EARNER PROTECTION PROGRAM ACT
AN ACT TO AMEND THE BANKRUPTCY AND INSOLVENCY ACT, THE COMPANIES’ CREDITORS ARRANGEMENT ACT, THE WAGE EARNER PROTECTION PROGRAM ACT AND CHAPTER 47 OF THE STATUTES OF CANADA, 2005

P.C. 2009-1207 July 30, 2009

Her Excellency the Governor General in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister of Industry,

(a) pursuant to section 141 (see footnote a) of An Act to establish the Wage Earner Protection Program Act, to amend the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act and the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts, chapter 47 of the Statutes of Canada, 2005, hereby fixes September 18, 2009 as the day on which sections 2 to 42, 44 to 54, 56, 58, 59, 63 to 66, 68 to 87, 89 to 105, 108 to 131 and 136 to 139 of that Act come into force; and

(b) pursuant to section 113 of An Act to amend the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act, the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act, the Wage Earner Protection Program Act and chapter 47 of the Statutes of Canada, 2005, chapter 36 of the Statutes of Canada, 2007, hereby fixes September 18, 2009 as the day on which subsection 1(1), sections 3 and 6, subsection 9(3), sections 12 and 13, subsections 14(2) and (3), 15(2) and (3), 16(2) and (3) and 17(2), sections 19 to 22, 34, 35, 37, 42, 44, 46 to 48 and 50, subsection 51(1), sections 55 to 57, subsection 58(2) and section 67 of that Act come into force.

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Order.)

An Act to establish the Wage Earner Protection Program Act, to amend the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act and the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts received royal assent on November 25, 2005. That Act establishes the Wage Earner Protection Program, introduces comprehensive reform to Canadian insolvency legislation and makes consequential amendments to other Acts.

The Order brings sections 2 to 42, 44 to 54, 56, 58, 59, 63 to 66, 68 to 87, 89 to 105, 108 to 131 and 136 to 139 of that Act into force on September 18, 2009.

An Act to amend the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act, the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act, the Wage Earner Protection Program Act and chapter 47 of the Statutes of Canada, 2005 makes technical amendments to those Acts and received royal assent on December 14, 2007.

The Order brings subsection 1(1), sections 3 and 6, subsection 9(3), sections 12 and 13, subsections 14(2) and (3), 15(2) and (3), 16(2) and (3) and 17(2), sections 19 to 22, 34, 35, 37, 42, 44, 46 to 48 and 50, subsection 51(1), sections 55 to 57, subsection 58(2) and section 67 of that Act into force on September 18, 2009.

Footnote a
 S.C. 2007, c. 36, s. 109