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Canada’s 2018 G7 Presidency Privileges and Immunities Order (SOR/2018-47)

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Canada’s 2018 G7 Presidency Privileges and Immunities Order

SOR/2018-47

FOREIGN MISSIONS AND INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS ACT

Registration 2018-03-26

Canada’s 2018 G7 Presidency Privileges and Immunities Order

P.C. 2018-302 2018-03-23

Her Excellency the Governor General in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister of Foreign Affairs, pursuant to paragraphs 5(1)(c)Footnote a and (f) to (h)Footnote b of the Foreign Missions and International Organizations ActFootnote c, makes the annexed Canada’s 2018 G7 Presidency Privileges and Immunities Order.

Interpretation

Marginal note:Definitions

 The following definitions apply in this Order.

Act

Act means the Foreign Missions and International Organizations Act. (Loi)

Convention

Convention means the Convention on the Privileges and Immunities of the United Nations set out in Schedule III to the Act. (Convention)

G7 meetings

G7 meetings means

  • (a) the following ministerial meetings:

    • (i) “Preparing for jobs of the future / Employment and Innovation Ministers”, to be held in Montreal, Quebec, on March 27 and 28, 2018,

    • (ii) “Building a more peaceful and secure world / Foreign Affairs and Security Ministers”, to be held in Toronto, Ontario, from April 22 to 24, 2018,

    • (iii) “Investing in growth that works for everyone / Finance and Development Ministers”, to be held in Whistler, British Columbia, from May 31 to June 2, 2018,

    • (iv) “Working together on climate change, oceans and clean energy / Environment and Energy Ministers”, to be held in Halifax, Nova Scotia, and

    • (v) all other ministerial meetings that are part of Canada’s official program of its G7 Presidency, to be held in Canada during the relevant period; and

  • (b) the G7 Leaders’ Summit, to be held in La Malbaie, Quebec, on June 8 and 9, 2018. (rencontres du G7)

relevant period

relevant period means the period beginning on the day on which this Order comes into force and ending on December 31, 2018. (période visée)

Privileges and Immunities

Marginal note:Representatives of foreign states

  •  (1) During the relevant period, representatives of a foreign state that participates in the G7 meetings shall have, to the extent required for the exercise of their functions in relation to the G7 meetings, the privileges and immunities set out in sections 11, 12 and 14 to 16 of Article IV of the Convention.

  • Marginal note:Heads and senior officials of international organizations

    (2) During the relevant period, heads of an international organization, as well as their alternates and other senior officials of an international organization, shall have, to the extent required for the exercise of their functions in relation to the G7 meetings, the privileges and immunities comparable to the privileges and immunities accorded to diplomatic agents under the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations set out in Schedule I to the Act.

  • Marginal note:Other officials

    (3) During the relevant period, other officials of an international organization shall have, to the extent required for the exercise of their functions in relation to the G7 meetings, the privileges and immunities set out in section 18 of Article V of the Convention.

  • Marginal note:Experts

    (4) During the relevant period, experts who perform missions for an international organization shall have, to the extent required for the exercise of their functions in relation to the G7 meetings, the privileges and immunities set out in Article VI of the Convention.

Coming into Force

Marginal note:Registration

 This Order comes into force on the day on which it is registered.

 
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