19. The interest rate in Schedule VIII to the Act is applicable from 1 June of a given year to 31 May of the following year. The rate is established by determining the arithmetic mean, for the 12-month period ending on 31 December of the preceding year, of the nominal rates of interest on negotiable bonds issued by the Government of Canada for a term of 3 to 5 years as compiled by Statistics Canada and published in the Bank of Canada Review under the identification No. V-122485 in the CANSIM System.
T.B. 202420, s. 19; T.B. 213341, s. 4.