A message was received informing the Commons that on May 13, 2004, at 6:56 p.m., Her Excellency the Governor General signified royal assent by written declaration to the following Bills:
Bill C-24, An Act to amend the Parliament of Canada Act — Chapter No. 18;
Bill C-20, An Act to change the names of certain electoral districts — Chapter No. 19;
Bill C-28, An Act to amend the Canada National Parks Act — Chapter No. 20;
Bill C-15, An Act to implement treaties and administrative arrangements on the international transfer of persons found guilty of criminal offences — Chapter No. 21;
Bill C-30, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March 23, 2004 — Chapter No. 22;
Bill C-9, An Act to amend the Patent Act and the Food and Drugs Act (The Jean Chrétien Pledge to Africa) — Chapter No. 23.