Mechanism for Amending the Protocol Guidelines


Once approved by the Governor General, the mechanism for amending the Protocol Guidelines are as follows:

  • 15.1 His Excellency may at his discretion make adjustments from time to time and publish same
  • 15.2 Any person wishing to recommend amendments to the Protocol Guidelines is required to submit the proposed changes in writing to the Governor General.
  • 15.3 The Governor General may request an interview with the proposer and additional supporting documentation or supporting nominees prior to making any changes.
  • 10.4. Notwithstanding section 9.3, events are not to be held under the patronage of His/Her Excellency or Their Excellencies without their written authorization.
  • 10.5. Only organizations which are under the patronage of His/Her/Their Excellencies can be granted permission to have events under the patronage of the Governor General and/ or his spouse. Any other organization may request authorization to host an event under the auspices of His/Her/Their Excellencies.

For any further information on these protocol guidelines, please contact the Office of the Governor General - 268 462 0002/3/4

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