Swearing-In of a Canadian Ministry

When a new government is formed, the governor general presides over the swearing-in of the prime minister of Canada and members of his Ministry during a ceremony at Rideau Hall. Here is the sequence of events.

Steps of the swearing-in of a canadian ministry

  1. The Prime Minister meets with the Governor General at Rideau Hall
  2. Signature of the Instrument of Advice
  3. Privy Council Members
    • Oath of Office
    • Signature of Oath Books
    or Privy Council Non-Members
    • Oath of Allegiance
    • Privy Council's Oath
    • Oath of Office
    • Signature of Oath Books