Law:Merchant Navy Veterans Day Act

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S.c. 2003, c. 17

Assented to 2003-06-19

An Act to establish Merchant Navy Veterans Day


WHEREAS the veterans of the Merchant Navy have served honourably and courageously in the defence of Canada throughout the years;

AND WHEREAS the House of Commons wishes to set aside a day to acknowledge the contribution of the veterans of the Merchant Navy to ensuring the freedom and democracy enjoyed by Canadians;

NOW, THEREFORE, Her Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate and House of Commons of Canada, enacts as follows:

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1. This Act may be cited as the Merchant Navy Veterans Day Act.

Merchant Navy Veterans Day

Merchant Navy Veterans Day

2. Throughout Canada, in each and every year, the third day of September shall be known as “Merchant Navy Veterans Day”.

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