Forgiveness of Certain Official Development Assistance Debts Act

S.C. 1987, c. 27

Assented to 1987-06-30

An Act relating to the forgiveness of debts incurred or assumed in respect of certain official development assistance loans made by the Government of Canada to the Governments of Togo and of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania and also to the former East African Community

Her Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate and House of Commons of Canada, enacts as follows:

Marginal note:Short title

 This Act may be cited as the Forgiveness of Certain Official Development Assistance Debts Act.

Marginal note:Debts owing by Togo

 The official development assistance debts owing by the Government of Togo to the Government of Canada under the loan agreements entered into between those governments and referred to in Part I of the schedule are hereby forgiven.

Marginal note:Debt owing by Mauritania

 The official development assistance debt owing by the Government of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania to the Government of Canada under the loan agreement entered into between those governments and referred to in Part II of the schedule is hereby forgiven.

Marginal note:Debts owing in relation to loans made to the East African Community

 The debts assumed by the governments of the United Republic of Tanzania, of the Republic of Uganda and of Kenya in accordance with agreements entered into between those governments and the Government of Canada and referred to in Part IV of the schedule, being agreements for the apportionment of liabilities that arose, before the dissolution of the former East African Community, under the loan agreements referred to in Part III of the schedule, are hereby forgiven.

Marginal note:Deletion from the accounts of Canada

 The amount outstanding as recorded in the accounts of Canada in respect of the debts forgiven by sections 2 to 4 is hereby written off as a budgetary expenditure and deleted from those accounts.

Marginal note:Coming into force

Footnote * This Act shall come into force on a day to be fixed by proclamation.

SCHEDULE(Sections 2 to 4)

PART I

  • 1. Loan agreement entered into between the Government of Togo and the Government of Canada and dated August 19, 1969, as modified by an agreement entered into between those parties and dated September 9, 1972.

  • 2. Loan agreement entered into between the Government of Canada and the Government of Togo and dated March 7, 1977, as modified by amending agreement no. 1 entered into between those parties and dated November 6, 1980.

PART II

  • 1. Loan agreement entered into between the Government of Canada and the Government of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania and dated December 10, 1975.

PART III

  • 1. Loan agreement entered into between the East African Community and the Government of Canada and dated October 28, 1970, as modified by an agreement entered into between those parties and dated March 15, 1971.

  • 2. Loan agreement entered into between the East African Community and the Government of Canada and dated December 18, 1972, as modified by an agreement entered into between those parties and dated August 5, 1974.

PART IV

  • 1. Agreement entered into between the Government of the United Republic of Tanzania and the Government of Canada and dated March 28, 1984.

  • 2. Agreement entered into between the Government of the Republic of Uganda and the Government of Canada and dated March 28, 1984.

  • 3. Agreement entered into between the Government of Kenya and the Government of Canada and dated March 28, 1984.