Proclamation Giving Notice that the Agreement on Social Security Between Canada and the Republic of Latvia Comes Into Force on November 1, 2006
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. 2005-1898 of November 1, 2005, the Governor in Council declared that, in accordance with Article 27 of the Agreement on Social Security between Canada and the Republic of Latvia, signed at Riga on June 29, 2005, the Agreement shall enter into force on the first day of the fourth month following the final day of the month in which the Parties shall have exchanged written notices through the diplomatic channel confirming that their respective legal requirements for the entry into force of this Agreement have been completed;
Whereas that Order in Council was laid before Parliament on November 4, 2005 and, as Parliament was dissolved before the expiry of the thirty-sitting days period required under the Old Age Security Act, the Order was laid before Parliament again on May 2, 2006;
Whereas, before the twentieth sitting day after the Order had 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 June 20, 2006;
Whereas the exchange of the written notices was completed on July 14, 2006;
Whereas the Agreement shall enter into force on the first day of the fourth month following the final day of the month in which the Parties exchanged written notices, being November 1, 2006;
And whereas, by Order in Council P.C. 2006-808 of August 29, 2006, the Governor in Council directed that a proclamation do issue giving notice that the Agreement on Social Security between Canada and the Republic of Latvia shall enter into force on November 1, 2006;
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 Agreement on Social Security between Canada and the Republic of Latvia, signed at Riga on June 29, 2005, a copy of which is annexed, shall enter into force on November 1, 2006.
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 this Our proclamation to be published and the Great Seal of Canada to be hereunto affixed. Witness: Our Right Trusty and Well-beloved Michaëlle Jean, Chancellor and Principal Companion of Our Order of Canada, Chancellor and Commander of Our Order of Military Merit, Chancellor and Commander of Our Order of Merit of the Police Forces, Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada.
At our government house, in Our City of Ottawa, this second day of October in the year of Our Lord two thousand and six and in the fifty-fifth year of Our Reign.
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