Proclamation Amending the Agreement on Social Security Between Canada and the Republic of Finland in Force January 1, 1997
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,
Whereas, by Order in Council P.C. 1995-137 of January 31, 1995, the Governor in Council declared that, in accordance with Article XIII of the Protocol Amending the Agreement on Social Security between Canada and the Republic of Finland, signed at Ottawa on November 2, 1994, the Protocol shall enter into force on the first day of the fourth month following the month in which each Party shall have received written notification from the other Party that it has complied with all statutory requirements for the entry into force of this Protocol;
Whereas the Order was laid before Parliament on February 15, 1995;
Whereas, before the twentieth sitting day after the Order has been laid before Parliament, no motion for the consideration of either House to the effect that the Order be revoked was filed with the Speaker of the appropriate House;
Whereas, pursuant to subsection 42(2) of the Old Age Security Act, the Order came into force on the thirtieth sitting day after it had been laid before Parliament, being April 4, 1995;
Whereas instruments of ratification were exchanged on September 27, 1996;
And whereas the Protocol shall enter into force on the first day of the fourth month following the month in which the instruments of ratification were exchanged, being January 1, 1997;
And whereas, by Order in Council P.C. 1996-1865 of December 5, 1996, the Governor in Council directed that a proclamation do issue giving notice that the Protocol Amending the Agreement on Social Security between Canada and the Republic of Finland is in force as of January 1, 1997;
Now Know You that We, by and with the advice of Our Privy Council for Canada, do by this Our Proclamation give notice that the Protocol Amending the Agreement on Social Security between Canada and the Republic of Finland, signed at Ottawa on November 2, 1994, a copy of which is annexed hereto, is in force as of January 1, 1997.
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 hereunto affixed. Witness: Our Right Trusty and Well-beloved Roméo A. LeBlanc, a Member of Our Privy Council for Canada, Chancellor and Principal Companion of Our Order of Canada, Chancellor and Commander of Our Order of Military Merit, Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada.
At Our Government House, in Our City of Ottawa, this eleventh day of December in the year of Our Lord one thousand nine hundred and ninety-six and in the forty-fifth year of Our Reign.
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