Canada Gazette, Part I, Volume 152, Number 26: ORDERS IN COUNCIL

June 30, 2018

GOVERNMENT HOUSE

GOVERNMENT HOUSE

Letters patent amending the General Campaign Star and General Service Medal Regulations, 2009

P.C. 2017-1739 December 19, 2017

Whereas, by letters patent issued on May 21, 2004, the General Campaign Star and the General Service Medal were instituted and created in Canada;

Whereas, those letters patent ordained, directed and appointed that the award of the Star and the Medal shall be provided for by the General Campaign Star and General Service Medal Regulations annexed to the letters patent;

Whereas letters patent did issue on February 17, 2010, repealing the General Campaign Star and General Service Medal Regulations and replacing them with the General Campaign Star and General Service Medal Regulations, 2009;

Whereas letters patent did issue on March 23, 2011, amending the General Campaign Star and General Service Medal Regulations, 2009;

And whereas it is desirable and Our Privy Council for Canada has advised that letters patent do issue amending the General Campaign Star and General Service Medal Regulations, 2009;

Therefore, Her Excellency the Governor General in Council, on the recommendation of the Prime Minister, orders that letters patent do issue, under the Great Seal of Canada, amending the General Campaign Star and General Service Medal Regulations, 2009 in accordance with the annexed schedule.

JULIE PAYETTE

[Great Seal of Canada]

CANADA

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,

GREETING:

Whereas, by Our letters patent issued on May 21, 2004, We instituted and created in Canada the General Campaign Star and the General Service Medal for the purpose of according recognition to any person enrolled in, attached to or working with the Canadian Forces who participated in or provided direct support on a full-time basis to operations in the presence of an armed enemy;

Whereas, by those letters patent, We ordained, directed and appointed that the award of the General Campaign Star and the General Service Medal shall be provided for by the General Campaign Star and General Service Medal Regulations annexed to the letters patent;

Whereas letters patent did issue on February 17, 2010 repealing the General Campaign Star and General Service Medal Regulations and replacing them with the General Campaign Star and General Service Medal Regulations, 2009;

Whereas letters patent did issue on March 23, 2011, amending the General Campaign Star and General Service Medal Regulations, 2009;

And whereas it is desirable and Our Privy Council for Canada has advised that letters patent do issue amending the General Campaign Star and General Service Medal Regulations, 2009;

Now know you that We, by and with the advice of Our Privy Council for Canada, do by these presents amend the General Campaign Star and General Service Medal Regulations, 2009 in accordance with the annexed schedule.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, We have caused these Our Letters to be made Patent and We have caused the Great Seal of Canada to be affixed to these letters patent.

WITNESS:

Our Right Trusty and Well-beloved Julie Payette, 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 twenty-sixth day of January in the year of Our Lord two thousand and eighteen and in the sixty-sixth year of Our Reign.

BY HER MAJESTY’S COMMAND

JUSTIN TRUDEAU

PRIME MINISTER OF CANADA

SCHEDULE

1. Subsection 13(2) of the General Campaign Star and General Service Medal Regulations, 2009 is replaced by the following:

(2) When a person meets the criteria for both the Star or its Rotation Bar and the Medal or its Rotation Bar in respect of the same type of service or in the same geographic area within a period of 180 days, the person shall only be awarded the Star or its Rotation Bar.

GOVERNMENT HOUSE

GOVERNMENT HOUSE

Letters patent amending the Constitution of the Order of Canada, 1997

P.C. 2018-0183 February 26, 2018

Whereas, by letters patent issued on March 21, 1967, the Order of Canada was instituted, erected, constituted and created in Canada;

Whereas those letters patent ordained, directed and appointed that the Order of Canada be governed by the Constitution of the Order of Canada annexed to the letters patent;

Whereas letters patent did issue on May 26, 1997, repealing the Constitution of the Order of Canada and replacing it with the Constitution of the Order of Canada, 1997;

Whereas letters patent did issue on May 6, 2015, amending the Constitution of the Order of Canada, 1997;

And whereas it is desirable and Our Privy Council for Canada has advised that letters patent do issue amending the Constitution of the Order of Canada, 1997;

Therefore, Her Excellency the Governor General in Council, on the recommendation of the Prime Minister, orders that letters patent do issue, under the Great Seal of Canada, amending the Constitution of the Order of Canada, 1997 in accordance with the annexed schedule.

JULIE PAYETTE

[Great Seal of Canada]

CANADA

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,

GREETING:

Whereas, by Our letters patent issued on March 21, 1967, the Order of Canada was instituted, erected, constituted and created in Canada;

Whereas those letters patent ordained, directed and appointed that the Order of Canada be governed by the Constitution of the Order of Canada annexed to the letters patent;

Whereas letters patent did issue on May 26, 1997, repealing the Constitution of the Order of Canada and replacing it with the Constitution of the Order of Canada, 1997;

Whereas letters patent did issue on May 6, 2015, amending the Constitution of the Order of Canada, 1997;

And whereas it is desirable and Our Privy Council for Canada has advised that letters patent do issue amending the Constitution of the Order of Canada, 1997;

Now know you that We, by and with the advice of Our Privy Council for Canada, do by these presents amend the Constitution of the Order of Canada, 1997 in accordance with the annexed schedule.

In witness whereof, We have caused these Our Letters to be made Patent and We have caused the Great Seal of Canada to be affixed to it.

WITNESS:

Our Right Trusty and Well-beloved Julie Payette, 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 twenty-eighth day of March in the year of Our Lord two thousand and eighteen and in the sixty-seventh year of Our Reign.

BY HER MAJESTY’S COMMAND,

JUSTIN TRUDEAU

PRIME MINISTER OF CANADA

SCHEDULE

1 Section 2 of the Constitution of the Order of Canada, 1997 is replaced by the following:

2. The Order shall consist of the Sovereign of Canada, the Governor General of Canada and the Companions, Officers and Members, extraordinary Companions, Officers and Members and honorary Companions, Officers and Members.

2. Subsection 3(1) of the Constitution is replaced by the following:

(1) The Sovereign of Canada shall be the Sovereign of the Order.

3. Section 13 of the Constitution is replaced by the following:

13. The number of Companions, other than the Principal Companion, extraordinary Companions and honorary Companions, is limited to 180.

4. Section 17 of the Constitution is replaced by the following:

17. The Governor General may appoint annually no more than 80 persons as Officers, other than extraordinary Officers and honorary Officers.

5. Section 19 of the Constitution is replaced by the following:

19. The Governor General may appoint annually no more than 171 persons as Members, other than extraordinary Members and honorary Members.

6. Section 22 of the Constitution is replaced by the following:

22. The insignia of the Order shall be worn in accordance with the order of precedence determined by the Governor in Council and in the manner described in publications issued by the Chancellery.