Standing Senate Committee on Fisheries and Oceans

Report of the committee

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

The Standing Senate Committee on Fisheries and Oceans has the honour to present its

NINTH REPORT

Your committee, to which was referred Bill S-238, An Act to amend the Fisheries Act and the Wild Animal and Plant Protection and Regulation of International and Interprovincial Trade Act (importation of shark fins), has, in obedience to the order of reference of November 23, 2017, examined the said bill and now reports the same with the following amendments:

1. Long title, page 1: Replace the long title with the following:

“An Act to amend the Fisheries Act and the Wild Animal and Plant Protection and Regulation of International and Interprovincial Trade Act (importation and exportation of shark fins)”.

2. Clause 1, page 1: Replace line 21 with the following:

tation and Exportation Act.”.

3. Clause 3, page 2: Replace lines 12 and 13 with the following:

“port or export, or attempt to import or export, into or from Canada shark fins or parts of shark fins that are not attached to a shark carcass, or any derivatives of shark fins.”.

4. Clause 4, page 2:

(aReplace lines 18 and 19 with the following:

“permit authorizing the importation or exportation of shark fins or parts of shark fins that are not attached to a shark carcass, or any derivatives of  shark fins, if the Minister is of the”; and

(breplace line 21 with the following:

(a) the importation or exportation is for the purpose of scientific re-”.

Respectfully submitted,

FABIAN MANNING

Chair