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1774 INTERNATIONAL AGREEMENTS OTHER THAN TREATIES [56 STAT. Congress, will be implemented either by appropriate United States administrative ruling or by legislation; (7) that, except as otherwise provided in paragraphs A-(4) and A-(5) of this note, Canadians employed by United States contractors and United States employees employed by Canadian contractors on such projects will in respect of workmen's com- pensation be made the subject of agreement with the provincial governments concerned, and, if federal authority is necessary to give effect to such agreement, appropriate orders in council will be issued by the federal government at the request of the province concerned; (8) that, in case of appeal by a Canadian employee from a ruling of the United States Employees' Compensation Commission, the Canadian Government shall have the right in its discretion to have qualified counsel appear in behalf of such Canadian employee; (9) that civil employees of the United States Government on such projects, whether United States or Canadian, will be subject to the Federal Employees' Compensation Act of the United States, and therefore no Canadian federal or provincial work- men's compensation law will be applied to them; B-(l) that the Canadian Unemployment Insurance Act will not be applicable to United States employees of contractors in Canada on such projects, whether such contractors are United States or Canadian; (2) that the Canadian Unemployment Insurance Act will be ap- plicable to Canadian employees of contractors in Canada, whether such contractors are United States or Canadian, and deductions for such insurance will be forwarded together with the contractors' contributions to the proper office of the Unemployment Insurance Commission of Canada; (3) that the Canadian Unemployment Insurance Act will not apply to civil employees of the United States Government on such projects in Canada whether United States or Canadian; C- that the operation of United States insurance companies in Canada under the United States War Department Insurance Rating Plan or similar plans of the other United States govern- mental agencies, in relation to the projects to which this note applies, will be exempted in respect of such operations from Canadian taxation on premium and income; they shall never- theless be registered in Canada and approved by the Canadian Superintendent of Insurance. Accept, Sir, the renewed assurances of my highest consideration. W. L . MACKENZIE KING Secretary of State for External Affairs. The UNITED STATES MINISTER TO CANADA, The United States Legation, OTTAWA, Canada.