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Canada-CARICOM Summit 2023 Privileges and Immunities Order (SOR/2023-198)

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Canada-CARICOM Summit 2023 Privileges and Immunities Order

SOR/2023-198

FOREIGN MISSIONS AND INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS ACT

Registration 2023-09-26

Canada-CARICOM Summit 2023 Privileges and Immunities Order

P.C. 2023-914 2023-09-25

Her Excellency the Governor General in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister of Foreign Affairs, makes the annexed Canada-CARICOM Summit 2023 Privileges and Immunities Order under subsection 5(1)Footnote a of the Foreign Missions and International Organizations ActFootnote b.

Definitions

Marginal note:Definitions

 The following definitions apply in this Order.

CARICOM

CARICOM means the Caribbean Community established under the Treaty of Chaguaramas, signed at Chaguaramas, Trinidad and Tobago on July 4, 1973, including the Secretariat referred to in Article 23 of that treaty. (CARICOM)

Convention

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

relevant period

relevant period means the period beginning on October 14, 2023 and ending on October 22, 2023. (période visée)

Summit

Summit means the Canada-CARICOM Summit to be held in Ottawa from October 17 to 19, 2023. (Sommet)

Privileges and Immunities

Marginal note:CARICOM

  •  (1) During the relevant period, CARICOM has

    • (a) the legal capacities of a corporation; and

    • (b) to the extent necessary for the exercise of its functions in relation to the Summit, the privileges and immunities set out in sections 2 to 5 of Article II and Article III of the Convention.

  • Marginal note:Representatives of foreign states

    (2) During the relevant period, representatives of a foreign state who are official delegates to the Summit have, to the extent required for the exercise of their functions in relation to the Summit, the privileges and immunities set out in paragraphs 11(a) to (f) and section 12 of Article IV of the Convention, to the extent set out in sections 14 to 16 of Article IV of the Convention.

  • Marginal note:Senior officials

    (3) During the relevant period, senior officials of CARICOM have, to the extent required for the exercise of their functions in relation to the Summit, the privileges and immunities comparable to the privileges and immunities accorded to diplomatic agents under the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations, other than duty and tax relief privileges.

  • Marginal note:Other officials

    (4) During the relevant period, other officials of CARICOM and officials of other international organizations who have been invited by Canada to the Summit have, to the extent required for the exercise of their functions in relation to the Summit, the privileges and immunities set out in paragraphs 18(a), (d) and (e) of Article V of the Convention.

  • Marginal note:Experts

    (5) During the relevant period, experts invited by Canada to the Summit have, to the extent required for the exercise of their functions in relation to the Summit, 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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