Canadian Treaty Series
E102190 - CTS 1984 No. 38
SUPPLEMENTARY AGREEMENT AMENDING THE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE GOVERNMENT OF CANADA AND THE GOVERNMENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA WITH RESPECT TO SOCIAL SECURITY
THE GOVERNMENT OF CANADA AND THE GOVERNMENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,
HAVING CONSIDERED the Agreement on Social Security between Canada and the United States of America, signed March 11, 1981, (hereinafter referred to as the “Agreement”) and the Administrative Arrangement for the Implementation of the Agreement, signed on May 22, 1981, (hereinafter referred to as the “Administrative Arrangement”), and
HAVING RECOGNIZED the need to improve the manner of determining the rights to benefits under the Agreement,
HAVE AGREED as follows:
Paragraph (3) of Article VII of the Agreement shall be deleted and replaced by the following new paragraph:
“(3) Where entitlement to a benefit under United States laws is established according to the provisions of paragraph (1) of this Article, the agency of the United States shall compute a pro rata primary insurance amount in accordance with United States laws based on the duration of the person’s periods of coverage credited under United States laws. Benefits payable under United States laws shall be based on the pro rata primary insurance amount,”
Paragraphs 6.2 and 6.3 of the Administrative Arrangement shall be deleted and Paragraph 6.1 shall be redesignated as Paragraph 6.
This Supplementary Agreement shall enter into force on the date of entry into force of the Agreement and shall have the same period of validity.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned, duly authorized to that effect, have signed this Supplementary Agreement.
DONE in duplicate at Ottawa this 10th day of May 1983, in the English and French languages, each version being equally authentic.
FOR THE GOVERNMENT OF CANADA
Paul H. Robinson
FOR THE GOVERNMENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA