January 27, 1948 (20th Parliament, 4th Session)

PC

Karl Kenneth Homuth

Progressive Conservative

Mr. HOMUTH:

Other aspirants had better look out after that.
Mr. ST. LAURENT: In accordance with section 4 (2) of the Privileges and Immunities (United Nations) Act 1947, I have the honour to table order in council P.C. 3946 made on October 1, 1947. By this order the governor in council authorizes the Secretary of State for External Affairs to execute on behalf of Canada an instrument of accession to the convention on the privileges and immunities of the United Nations with the reservation that exemption from taxation imposed by any law in Canada on salaries and emoluments shall not extend to a Canadian citizen residing or ordinarily resident in Canada.

Topic:   UNITED NATIONS
Subtopic:   ACCESSION OF CANADA TO CONVENTION ON PRIVILEGES AND IMMUNITIES-EXEMPTION FROM TAXATION
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