Agassiz Correctional Camp, Petawawa Correctional Camp and Gatineau Correctional Camp Lands Proclaimed Penitentiaries
ELIZABETH THE SECOND, by the Grace of God of the United Kingdom, Canada and Her other Realms and Territories QUEEN, Head of the Commonwealth, Defender of the Faith.
To All To Whom these Presents shall come or whom the same may in anywise concern, Greetings:
Whereas in and by section twenty-two of the Penitentiary Act, chapter 206 of the Revised Statutes of Canada, 1952, it is among other things enacted that Our Governor in Council may declare from time to time by proclamation to be published in the Canada Gazette that any tract of land within Canada of which the boundaries shall be described in such proclamation is a penitentiary and is to be so held within the meaning of the said Act.
And Whereas Our Administrator in Council by Order bearing date the thirty-first day of July, in the year of Our Lord one thousand nine hundred and sixty-one, has directed that a proclamation do issue declaring the lands described in Schedules “A”, “B” and “C” hereto to be penitentiary lands within the meaning of the Penitentiary Act.
Now Know Ye that, by and with the advice of Our Privy Council for Canada, We do hereby proclaim and declare that from and after the date hereof the lands described in Schedules “A”, “B” and “C” hereto shall henceforth be penitentiaries to be known as Agassiz Correctional Camp, Petawawa Correctional Camp and Gatineau Correctional Camp respectively.
Of All Which Our Loving Subjects and all others whom these Presents may concern are hereby required to take notice and to govern themselves accordingly.
In Testimony Whereof We have caused these Our Letters to be made Patent and the Great Seal of Canada to be hereto affixed. Witness: The Honourable Patrick Kerwin, Chief Justice of Canada and Administrator of Our Government of Canada.
At Ottawa, this twenty-second day of August in the year of Our Lord one thousand nine hundred and sixty-one and in the tenth year of Our Reign.
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