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Bill S-3, An Act to amend the Indian Act (elimination of sex-based inequities in registration)
In accordance with its Order of Reference of Tuesday, June 13, 2017, your Committee has considered Bill S-3, An Act to amend the Indian Act (elimination of sex-based inequities in registration), and agreed on Thursday, June 15, 2017, to report it with the following amendments:

Title

That Bill S-3 be amended by replacing the long title on page 1 with the following:

“An Act to amend the Indian Act in response to the Superior Court of Quebec decision in Descheneaux c. Canada (Procureur général)”

Clause 2

That Bill S-3, in Clause 2, be amended by deleting lines 5 to 16 on page 2.

Clause 11

That Bill S-3, in Clause 11, be amended by replacing line 31 on page 9 with the following:

ter of Rights and Freedoms, of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples and, if applicable, of”

A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meetings Nos. 35, 36, 38, 39, 61, 62 and 65) is tabled.