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S-203 ~ Ending the captivity of whales and dolphins

S-203 ~ Ending the captivity of whales and dolphins

S-203 ~ Ending the captivity of whales and dolphins

S-203 ~ Ending the captivity of whales and dolphins


Published on 8 December 2015
Bills by Senator Wilfred Moore (retired)

Bill S-203An Act to amend the Criminal Code and other Acts (ending the captivity of whales and dolphins)

Sponsor: Senator Wilfred Moore

SUMMARY

This enactment amends the Criminal Code to create offences respecting cetaceans in captivity. It also amends the Fisheries Act to prohibit the taking of a cetacean into captivity and the Wild Animal and Plant Protection and Regulation of International and Interprovincial Trade Act to prohibit the import of a cetacean into Canada and the export of a cetacean from Canada.

 

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Related:

Speech: Second reading of Bill S-203, An Act to amend the Criminal Code and other Acts (ending the captivity of whales and dolphins)

News release: Marine Biologists Back Senate Ban on Whale Captivity

Letter of support: Letter from Richard O’Barry, Founder/Director of the Dolphin Project

Letter of support: Letter from Dr. Sidney Holt, marine scientist