Auditor General Act

Version of section 2 from 2006-12-12 to 2008-06-25:

Marginal note:Definitions

 In this Act,

appropriate Minister

ministre compétent

appropriate Minister has the meaning assigned by section 2 of the Financial Administration Act; (ministre compétent)

Auditor General

vérificateur général

Auditor General means the Auditor General of Canada appointed pursuant to subsection 3(1); (vérificateur général)

category I department

ministère de catégorie I

category I department means

  • (a) any department named in Schedule I to the Financial Administration Act,

  • (b) any department in respect of which a direction has been made under subsection 24(3), and

  • (c) any department set out in the schedule; (ministère de catégorie I)

Commissioner

commissaire

Commissioner means the Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development appointed under subsection 15.1(1); (commissaire)

Crown corporation

société d’État

Crown corporation has the meaning assigned to that expression by section 83 of the Financial Administration Act; (société d’État)

department

ministère

department has the meaning assigned to that term by section 2 of the Financial Administration Act; (ministère)

funding agreement

accord de financement

funding agreement has the meaning given to that expression by subsection 42(4) of the Financial Administration Act; (accord de financement)

not-for-profit corporation

not-for-profit corporation[Repealed, 2006, c. 9, s. 301]

recipient

bénéficiaire

recipient has the meaning given to that expression by subsection 42(4) of the Financial Administration Act; (bénéficiaire)

recipient corporation

recipient corporation[Repealed, 2006, c. 9, s. 301]

registrar

registraire

registrar means the Bank of Canada and a registrar appointed under Part IV of the Financial Administration Act; (registraire)

sustainable development

développement durable

sustainable development means development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs; (développement durable)

sustainable development strategy

stratégie de développement durable

sustainable development strategy, with respect to a category I department, means the department’s objectives, and plans of action, to further sustainable development. (stratégie de développement durable)

  • R.S., 1985, c. A-17, s. 2;
  • 1995, c. 43, s. 2;
  • 1999, c. 31, s. 8;
  • 2005, c. 30, s. 32;
  • 2006, c. 9, s. 301.
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