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HOUSE OF COMMONS OF CANADA
41st PARLIAMENT, 1st SESSION

Journals

No. 272A

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

4:00 p.m.



Prayers
Recall of the House of Commons

The Speaker informed the House that, pursuant to Standing Order 28(4), he had recalled the House today for the sole purpose of granting the Royal Assent to certain Bills.

Royal Assent

The Speaker informed the House that His Excellency the Governor General will proceed to the Senate today at 4:00 p.m., for the purpose of giving the Royal Assent to certain Bills.

A Message was received from His Excellency the Governor General desiring the immediate attendance of the Commons in the Senate.

Accordingly, the Speaker, with the Commons proceeded to the Senate.

The Commons returned to the Chamber.

Whereupon, the Speaker reported that when the Commons had been in the Senate, His Excellency the Governor General was pleased to give, in Her Majesty's name, the Royal Assent to the following Bills:

Bill C-37, An Act to amend the Criminal Code — Chapter No. 11;

Bill S-9, An Act to amend the Criminal Code — Chapter No. 13;

The Speaker also reported that he had addressed His Excellency the Governor General as follows:

“May it please Your Excellency:

The Commons of Canada have voted Supplies required to enable the Government to defray certain expenses of the public service.

In the name of the Commons I present to Your Excellency the following Bills:

To which Bills I humbly request Your Excellency's Assent.”

Whereupon, the Clerk of the Senate, by Command of His Excellency the Governor General, did say:

“In Her Majesty's name, His Excellency the Governor General thanks Her Loyal Subjects, accepts their benevolence, and assents to these Bills.”

Adjournment

At 4:24 p.m., the Speaker adjourned the House until Monday, September 16, 2013, at 11:00 a.m., pursuant to Standing Orders 28(2) and 24(1).