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Parliament of Canada Act

Version of section 79.51 from 2015-06-23 to 2017-09-20:

Marginal note:Definitions

 The following definitions apply in this section and in sections 79.52 to 79.59.

parliamentary precinct

Cité parlementaire

parliamentary precinct means the premises or any part of the premises, other than the constituency offices of members of Parliament, that are used by the following entities or individuals or their officers or staff, and that are designated in writing by the Speaker of the Senate or the Speaker of the House of Commons:

  • (a) the Senate, House of Commons, Library of Parliament or Parliamentary committees;

  • (b) members of the Senate or the House of Commons who are carrying out their parliamentary functions;

  • (c) the Senate Ethics Officer or the Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner; or

  • (d) the Service. (Cité parlementaire)

Parliament Hill

Colline parlementaire

Parliament Hill means the grounds in the City of Ottawa bounded by Wellington Street, the Rideau Canal, the Ottawa River and Kent Street. (Colline parlementaire)



Service means the office to be called the Parliamentary Protective Service that is established by subsection 79.52(1). (Service)

  • 2015, c. 36, s. 98

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