J-1.01 - Act to proclaim the International Day of Peace

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chapter J-1.01
Act to proclaim the International Day of Peace
INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PEACEFebruary 12 2008February 12 2008
AS armed conflicts begin in the minds of human beings and it is in the minds of human beings that awareness of the need for peace must be heightened;
AS establishing a dialogue between cultures and civilizations and building greater solidarity among nations are of a nature to alleviate tensions and avert conflicts;
AS proclaiming and observing the International Day of Peace is conducive to strengthening the ideals of peace and solidarity;
AS countries and peoples across the world have recognized the importance of ensuring that the principle of peaceful resolution of international disputes is respected;
AS the General Assembly of the United Nations has decided that the International Day of Peace is to be observed on 21 September each year;
AS Québec is determined to play an active role, particularly within the French-speaking world, in preventing crises and conflicts in order to contribute to the maintenance of peace and international security;

THE PARLIAMENT OF QUÉBEC ENACTS AS FOLLOWS:
1. The twenty-first day of September is proclaimed as the International Day of Peace.
2008, c. 1, s. 1.
2. (Omitted).
2008, c. 1, s. 2.
REPEAL SCHEDULE
In accordance with section 9 of the Act respecting the consolidation of the statutes and regulations (chapter R-3), chapter 1 of the statutes of 2008, in force on 1 August 2008, is repealed, except section 2, effective from the coming into force of chapter J-1.01 of the Revised Statutes.