Order Declaring an Amnesty Period (2020): SOR/2020-97

Canada Gazette, Part II, Volume 154, Extra Number 3


SOR/2020-97 May 1, 2020


P.C. 2020-299 May 1, 2020

Her Excellency the Governor General in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister of Justice, pursuant to subsection 117.14(1) footnote a of the Criminal Code footnote b, makes the annexed Order Declaring an Amnesty Period (2020).

Order Declaring an Amnesty Period (2020)


1 The following definitions apply in this Order.


2 (1) The amnesty period set out in subsection (3) is declared under section 117.14 of the Criminal Code for


(2) The purpose of the amnesty period is to permit the person to

Amnesty period

(3) The amnesty period begins on the day on which this Order comes into force and ends on April 30, 2022.

Coming into force

3 This Order comes into force on the day on which it is made.

N.B. The Regulatory Impact Analysis Statement for this Order appears following SOR/2020-96, Regulations Amending the Regulations Prescribing Certain Firearms and Other Weapons, Components and Parts of Weapons, Accessories, Cartridge Magazines, Ammunition and Projectiles as Prohibited, Restricted or Non-Restricted.