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Official Languages Act

Version of section 83 from 2002-12-31 to 2023-06-19:

Marginal note:Rights relating to other languages

  •  (1) Nothing in this Act abrogates or derogates from any legal or customary right acquired or enjoyed either before or after the coming into force of this Act with respect to any language that is not English or French.

  • Marginal note:Preservation and enhancement of other languages

    (2) Nothing in this Act shall be interpreted in a manner that is inconsistent with the preservation and enhancement of languages other than English or French.

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