A short history of budget implementation acts - Macleans.ca

A short history of budget implementation acts

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Courtesy of Parliament’s indispensable website, here is a list of budget implementation acts going back to 1994. Below, those 22 24 bills listed chronologically with page counts (the electronic database does not include the first-reading versions of the first three).

C-17, 1994. 24 pages at Royal Assent.
C-76, 1995. 49 pages at Royal Assent.
C-31, 1996. 56 pages at Royal Assent
C-93, 1997. 117 pages at First Reading. 61 pages at Royal Assent.
C-36, 1998. 144 pages at First Reading. 92 pages at Royal Assent.
C-71, 1999. 60 pages at First Reading. 32 pages at Royal Assent.
C-32, 2000. 64 pages at First Reading. 35 pages at Royal Assent.
C-49, 2001. 124 pages at First Reading. 124 pages at Royal Assent.
C-28, 2003. 272 pages at First Reading. 144 pages at Royal Assent.
C-30, 2004. 122 pages at First Reading. 64 pages at Royal Assent.
C-33. 2004. 82 pages at First Reading. 82 pages at Royal Assent.
C-43, 2005. 128 pages at First Reading. 120 pages at Royal Assent.
C-13, 2006. 198 pages at First Reading. 198 pages at Royal Assent.
C-28, 2006. 138 pages at First Reading. 140 pages at Royal Assent.
C-52, 2007. 148 pages at First Reading. 146 pages at Royal Assent.
C-28, 2007. 390 pages at First Reading. 378 pages at Royal Assent.
C-50, 2008. 152 pages at First Reading. 152 pages at Royal Assent.
C-10, 2009. 551 pages at First Reading. 552 pages at Royal Assent.
C-51, 2009. 60 pages at First Reading. 60 pages at Royal Assent.
C-9, 2010. 904 pages at First Reading. 904 pages at Royal Assent.
C-47, 2010. 152 pages at First Reading. 152 pages at Royal Assent.
C-3, 2011. 58 pages at First Reading. 58 pages at Royal Assent.
C-13, 2011. 658 pages at First Reading. 658 pages at Royal Assent.
C-38, 2012. 452 pages at First Reading. 452 pages at Royal Assent.
C-45, 2012. 430 pages at First Reading. 430 pages at Royal Assent.

Note: I suspect page counts might vary somewhat depending on formatting and such. I have, for instance, seen it reported that the current implementation act measures 421 pages. All page counts above are taken from the “print format” of the online versions.