Proclamation Declaring the Representation Order to be in Force Effective on the First Dissolution of Parliament that Occurs after August 25, 2004
J. E. MICHEL BASTARACHE
Deputy of the Governor General
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 any way concern,
Deputy Attorney General
Whereas, on August 19, 2003, the Minister of State and Leader of the Government in the House of Commons received from the Chief Electoral Officer the annexed draft representation order;
And whereas section 25 of the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act provides that, within five days after the receipt by the Minister of the draft representation order, the Governor in Council shall by proclamation declare the draft representation order to be in force, effective on the first dissolution of Parliament that occurs at least one year after the day on which the proclamation was issued, and on the issue of the proclamation the order has the force of law accordingly;
Now Know You that We, by and with the advice of Our Privy Council for Canada and pursuant to Order in Council P.C. 2003-1294 of August 22, 2003, do by this Our Proclamation declare the annexed draft representation order to be in force effective on the first dissolution of Parliament that occurs at least one year after the day on which this Our Proclamation is issued.
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 this Our Proclamation to be published and the Great Seal of Canada to be hereunto affixed. Witness: The Honourable J.E. Michel Bastarache, a Puisne Judge of the Supreme Court of Canada and Deputy of Our Right Trusty and Well-beloved Adrienne Clarkson, Chancellor and Principal Companion of Our Order of Canada, Chancellor and Commander of Our Order of Military Merit, Chancellor and Commander of Our Order of Merit of the Police Forces, Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada.
At Ottawa, this twenty-fifth day of August in the year of Our Lord two thousand and three and in the fifty-second year of Our Reign.
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