Bill 60, entitled “An Act to amend the Consumer Protection Act and other legislative provisions”, was presented by the Minister of Justice to the House of Commons for its first reading on June 16th, 2009. Bill 60 amends the Consumer Protection Act on a variety of points, including, without limitation, the introduction of new rules on contracts involving sequential performance, the sale of prepaid cards and the sale of additional warranties. The Bill also provides for modifications to the Travel Agents Act and the Act respecting prearranged funeral services.

type Corporate Commercial Group Bulletin – July 2009 - Amendments to Consumer Protection Act Proposed by Bill 60 Will Impact Consumer Contracts in Québec, If Adopted