Special Service Medal Bar Order “PEACE — PAIX” (SI/95-125)

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Special Service Medal Bar Order “PEACE — PAIX”

SI/95-125

Registration 1995-12-13

Special Service Medal Bar Order “PEACE — PAIX”

P.C. 1995-2004  1995-11-28

Whereas, pursuant to sections 2, 4 and 5 of the Special Service Medal Regulations, the Special Service Medal shall be awarded to a member of the Canadian Forces who has performed special service as determined by the Governor in Council;

And Whereas, pursuant to subsection 4(4) of the said Regulations, the Special Service Medal shall be awarded with a Bar representing a particular special service;

Therefore, His Excellency the Governor General in Council, on the recommendation of the Prime Minister, pursuant to the definition “special service” in section 2 of the Special Service Medal Regulations, is pleased hereby

  • (a) to revoke Order in Council P.C. 1992-2437 of 26 November 1992Footnote *;

  • (b) to determine an aggregate of 180 days of honourable service in peacekeeping operations, listed in the Annex attached hereto, from the beginning of international peacekeeping operations on November 1947 and still continuing, in accordance with the international norms established by the United Nations and other international organizations in respect of service medals already approved by the Canadian Government, which service has not been recognized by any other award in or accepted into the Canadian system of honours, to be special service within the meaning of those Regulations;

  • (c) to determine that members must be deployed outside Canada in an active capacity with, in conjunction with, or in association with an operational peacekeeping truce supervision, observer force or similar missions; and

  • (d) to determine that the Bar awarded with the Special Service Medal representing the special service referred to in paragraph (b) shall bear the words “PEACE — PAIX”.

ANNEX

Mission or ForceDate
UN Temporary Commission on Korea (UNTCOK)14 Nov 47 — 27 Jun 50
UN Military Observer Group in India and Pakistan (UNMOGIP)24 Jan 49 — 20 Jan 79
UN Truce Supervision Organization in Palestine (UNTSO)23 Apr 48 —
UN Service — Korea (UNS)27 Jun 50 — 27 Jul 54
UN Command Military Armistice Commission (UNCMAC)27 Jul 53 —
International Commission for Supervision and Control — Indo-China (ICSC)7 Aug 54 — 15 Jun 74
UN Emergency Force — Egypt (UNEF)7 Nov 56 — 17 Jun 67
UN Observation Group in Lebanon (UNOGIL)11 Jun 58 — 9 Dec 58
UN Operation in the Congo (ONUC)14 Jul 60 — 30 Jun 64
UN Temporary Executive Authority in West New Guinea (UNTEA)1 Oct 62 — 31 May 63
UN Yemen Observation Mission (UNYOM)11 Jun 63 — 4 Sep 64
UN Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP)27 Mar 64 —
Mission of the Representative of the Secretary-General in the Dominican Republic (DOMREP)14 May 65 — 22 Oct 66
UN India-Pakistan Observation Mission (UNIPOM)22 Sep 65 — 24 Mar 66
International Observer Team to Nigeria (OTN)Sep 68 — early 70
International Commission of Control and Supervision — Vietnam (ICCS)28 Jan 73 — 31 Jul 73
UN Emergency Force Middle East (UNEFME)26 Oct 73 — 21 Dec 79
UN Disengagement Observer Force — Golan Heights (UNDOF)31 May 74 —
UN Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL)19 Mar 78 — Oct 78
Commonwealth Election Commission Observer Group — Rhodesia/Zimbabwe (CECOG)2 Feb 80 — 13 Mar 80
Multinational Forces and Observers — Sinai (MFO)25 Apr 82 —
UN Good Offices Mission in Afghanistan and Pakistan (UNGOMAP)1 May 88 — 15 Mar 90
Office of Secretary General Afghanistan/Pakistan (OSGAP)15 Mar 90 — 31 Dec 92
UN Iran/Iraq Military Observer Group (UNIIMOG)9 Aug 88 — 28 Feb 91
UN Angola Verification Mission (UNAVEM)20 Dec 88 — 31 Mar 93
Mine Awareness and Clearance Training Program (MACTP)15 Mar 89 — 29 Jul 90
UN Transition Assistance Group in Namibia (UNTAG)1 Apr 89 — 31 Mar 90
UN Observer Group in Central America (ONUCA)7 Nov 89 — 31 Jan 92
UN Observer Group for the Verification of Elections in Haiti (ONUVEH)10 Oct 90 — Feb 91
UN Special Commission on Destruction of Iraqi NBC Weapons and Facilities (UNSCOM)Apr 91 —
UN Iraq/Kuwait Observer Mission (UNIKOM)Apr 91 —
UN Observer Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO)29 Apr 91 —
UN Mission in El Salvador (ONUSAL)Jul 91 —
European Community Monitoring Mission in Yugoslavia (ECMMY)8 Sep 91 —
UN Advance Mission in Cambodia (UNAMIC)Oct 91 — 14 Mar 92
UN Protection Force (UNPROFOR) (Yugoslavia)15 Dec 91 —
HMCS RESTIGOUCHE on Maritime Interdiction Force Operations in the Red Sea (MIF)Jan 92 — Sep 92
UN Transitional Authority in Cambodia (UNTAC)15 Mar 92 — 30 Nov 93
UN Operations in Somalia (UNOSOM)24 Apr 92 —
UN Operations in Mozambique (UNOMOZ)16 Dec 92 —
UN Observer Mission in Uganda/Rwanda (UNOMUR)22 Jun 93 — 21 Sept 94
UN Assistance Mission in Rwanda (UNAMIR)22 Jun 93 —
UN Mission in Haiti (UNMIH)29 Sep 93 —
Cambodia Mine Action Centre (CMAC)1 Nov 93 —