African Development Bank Privileges and Immunities Order (SOR/84-360)

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African Development Bank Privileges and Immunities Order

SOR/84-360

FOREIGN MISSIONS AND INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS ACT

Registration 1984-05-04

Order Respecting the Privileges and Immunities of the African Development Bank in Canada

P.C. 1984-1432 1984-05-03

His Excellency the Governor General in Council, on the recommendation of the Secretary of State for External Affairs, pursuant to section 3Footnote * of the Privileges and Immunities (International Organizations) Act, is pleased hereby to make the annexed Order respecting the privileges and immunities of the African Development Bank in Canada.

SHORT TITLE

 This Order may be cited as the African Development Bank Privileges and Immunities Order.

INTERPRETATION

 In this Order,

“Agreement”

“Agreement” means the Agreement establishing the African Development Bank; (Accord)

“Convention”

“Convention” means the Convention on the Privileges and Immunities of the United Nations; (Convention)

“Organization”

“Organization” means the African Development Bank. (Organisation)

PRIVILEGES AND IMMUNITIES

  •  (1) The Organization shall have in Canada the legal capacities of a body corporate and shall, to the extent provided in sections 50 to 55 and subsections 57(1), (3) and (4) of the Agreement, have the privileges and immunities set forth in Articles II and III of the Convention.

  • (2) Representatives of states and governments that are members of the Organization shall have in Canada, to the extent provided in section 56 and subsection 57(2) of the Agreement, the privileges and immunities set forth in Article IV of the Convention for representatives of Members.

  • (3) Officials of the Organization shall have in Canada, to the extent provided in section 56 and subsection 57(2) of the Agreement, the privileges and immunities set forth in Article V of the Convention for officials of the United Nations.

  • (4) Experts performing missions for the Organization shall have in Canada, to the extent provided in section 56 and subsection 57(2) of the Agreement, the privileges and immunities set forth in Article VI of the Convention for experts on missions for the United Nations.

 Nothing in this Order exempts a Canadian citizen, residing or ordinarily resident in Canada, from liability or any taxes or duties imposed by any law in Canada.