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Statutory Instrument 1995 No. 2699

The Social Security (Canada) Order 1995

(The document as of February, 2008. Arhiv.Online Library)

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STATUTORY INSTRUMENTS

1995 No. 2699

SOCIAL SECURITY

The Social Security (Canada) Order 1995

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Made18th October 1995
Coming into force1st December 1995

At the Court at Buckingham Palace, the 18th day of October 1995

Present,

The Queen's Most Excellent Majesty in Council

    Whereas on 11th and 18th October 1994 letters were exchanged between the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Government of Canada providing for arrangements concerning social security agreed in former exchanges of letters to be consolidated into a single document, with modifications where necessary to take account of changes in legislation, which arrangements (hereinafter referred to as "the consolidated arrangements") are set out in a schedule to the exchange of letters of 11th and 18th October 1994 in Schedule 1 to this Order[1]:
    And Whereas by that exchange of letters it is provided that the consolidated arrangements shall enter into force on a date to be specified in Notes exchanged between the two Governments through the Diplomatic Channel, notifying each other that all matters as are necessary to give effect to the consolidated arrangements have been finalised:
    And Whereas at Ottawa on 29th September 1995 Notes were exchanged on behalf of the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Government of Canada (which Notes are set out in Schedule 2 to this Order) specifying that the consolidated arrangements shall enter into force on 1st December 1995:
    And Whereas by section 179(1)(a) and (2) of the Social Security Administration Act 1992[2] it is provided that Her Majesty may by Order in Council make provision for modifying or adapting that Act and the Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992[3] and regulations made or having effect thereunder[4] in their application to cases affected by agreements with the Governments of countries outside the United Kingdom providing for reciprocity in matters specified in the said section:
    Now, therefore, Her Majesty, in pursuance of section 179(1)(a) and (2) of the Social Security Administration Act 1992 and of all other powers enabling Her in that behalf, is pleased, by and with the advice of Her Privy Council, to order, and it is hereby ordered, as follows:—
    Citation and commencement
        1.    This Order may be cited as the Social Security (Canada) Order 1995 and shall come into force on 1st December 1995.
    Modification of the Social Security Administration Act 1992 and the Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992
        2.    The Social Security Administration Act 1992 and the Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992 and any regulations made or having effect thereunder shall be modified to such an extent as may be required to give effect to the provisions contained in the consolidated arrangements so far as the same relate to England, Wales and Scotland.
    Revocation and Amendment of Orders and Regulations
        3.—(1)  The Family Allowances and National Insurance (Canada) Order 1959[5], the National Insurance (Canada) Order 1962[6], the National Insurance (Canada) Order 1973[7] and the Social Security (Canada) Order 1977[8] are hereby revoked.

        (2)  The references to the Family Allowances and National Insurance (Canada) Order 1959, to the National Insurance (Canada) Order 1962 and to the National Insurance (Canada) Order 1973 shall be omitted in Schedule 1 to the Social Security (Reciprocal Agreements) Order 1976[9] and the reference to the Family Allowances and National Insurance (Canada) Order 1959 shall be omitted in the Schedule to the Child Benefit (Residence and Persons Abroad) Regulations 1976[10].



N. H. Nicholls

Clerk of the Privy Council






Notes:

[1] See Cm 2859.

[2] 1992 c. 5.

[3] 1992 c. 4.

[4] See section 179(5) of the Social Security Administration Act 1992.

[5] S.I. 1959/2216.

[6] S.I. 1962/173.

[7] S.I. 1973/763.

[8] S.I. 1977/1873.

[9] S.I. 1976/225.

[10] S.I. 1976/963.

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