Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act

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Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act

S.C. 2005, c. 6

Assented to 2005-02-24

An Act to change the boundaries of the Acadie–Bathurst and Miramichi electoral districts

SUMMARY

This enactment changes the boundaries of the Acadie–Bathurst and Miramichi electoral districts.

Her Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate and House of Commons of Canada, enacts as follows:

Marginal note:Acadie–Bathurst

1. Paragraph 1 of the part relating to New Brunswick in the representation order declared in force by proclamation of August 25, 2003 under the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act is replaced by the paragraph 1 set out in Schedule 1.

Marginal note:Miramichi

2. Paragraph 6 of the part relating to New Brunswick in the representation order declared in force by proclamation of August 25, 2003 under the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act is replaced by the paragraph 6 set out in Schedule 2.

Marginal note:Deeming

3. For the purpose of subsection 403.22(1) of the Canada Elections Act, the changes made by this Act to the boundaries of the Acadie–Bathurst and Miramichi electoral districts are deemed to have been made by a representation order made under the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act, and the day on which this Act receives royal assent is deemed to be the day on which that representation order comes into force under subsection 25(1) of that Act.

Marginal note:Coming into force

4. (1) Subject to subsection (2), sections 1 and 2 come into force on the first dissolution of Parliament that occurs at any time after the expiry of three months after the day on which this Act receives royal assent.

Marginal note:Coming into force

(2) If, before the day on which sections 1 and 2 would otherwise come into force under subsection (1), the Chief Electoral Officer publishes a notice in the Canada Gazette indicating that the necessary preparations for bringing them into operation have been made and that they may come into force accordingly, sections 1 and 2 come into force on the first dissolution of Parliament that occurs after the notice is published.

SCHEDULE 1(Section 1)

1. ACADIE–BATHURST(Population: 82,929)

Consisting of the County of Gloucester, excepting that part of the Village of Belledune contained therein.

SCHEDULE 2(Section 2)

6. MIRAMICHI(Population: 56,464)

Consisting of:

(a) the County of Northumberland;

(b) that part of the County of Gloucester comprised of that part of the village of Belledune contained therein;

(c) that part of the County of Restigouche comprised of: the parishes of Colborne and Durham; that part of the Village of Belledune contained therein; Moose Meadows Indian Reserve No. 4; and

(d) that part of the County of Kent comprised of: the parishes of Acadieville and Carleton; that part of the Village of Rogersville contained therein.
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