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41st PARLIAMENT, 1st SESSION

Journals

No. 14A

Sunday, June 26, 2011

8:30 p.m.



The Clerk informed the House of the unavoidable absence of the Speaker.

Whereupon, Mr. Devolin (Haliburton—Kawartha Lakes—Brock), Deputy Chair of Committees of the Whole, took the Chair, pursuant to Standing Order 8.

Prayers
Recall of the House of Commons

The Acting 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 Acting Speaker informed the House that the Honourable Deputy of the Governor General will proceed to the Senate today at 8:30 p.m., for the purpose of giving the Royal Assent to certain Bills.

Messages from the Senate

Messages were received from the Senate as follows:

— ORDERED: That a message be sent to the House of Commons to acquaint that House that the Senate has passed Bill C-6, An Act to provide for the resumption and continuation of postal services, without amendment.
— ORDERED: That a message be sent to the House of Commons to acquaint that House that the Senate has passed Bill C-8, An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money for the federal public administration for the financial year ending March 31, 2012.
— ORDERED: That a message be sent to the House of Commons to acquaint that House that the Senate has passed Bill C-9, An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money for the federal public administration for the financial year ending March 31, 2012.
Royal Assent

A Message was received from the Honourable Louise Charron, Puisne Judge of the Supreme Court of Canada, in her capacity as Deputy of the Governor General, desiring the immediate attendance of the Commons in the Senate.

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

The Commons returned to the Chamber.

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

The Acting Speaker also reported that he had addressed the Honourable Deputy of the Governor General as follows:

“May it please Your Honour:

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 Honour the following Bills:

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

Whereupon, the Clerk of the Senate, by Command of the Honourable Deputy of the Governor General, did say:

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

Adjournment

At 8:50 p.m., the Acting Speaker adjourned the House until Monday, September 19, 2011, at 11:00 a.m., pursuant to Standing Orders 28(2) and 24(1).