Auditor General Act
Marginal note:Strategies to be tabled
24 (1) The appropriate Minister for each category I department shall cause the department to prepare a sustainable development strategy for the department and shall cause the strategy to be laid before the House of Commons
(a) within two years after this subsection comes into force; or
(b) in the case of a department that becomes a category I department on a day after this subsection comes into force, before the earlier of the second anniversary of that day and a day fixed by the Governor in Council pursuant to subsection (4).
Marginal note:Updated strategies to be tabled
(2) The appropriate Minister for the category I department shall cause the department’s sustainable development strategy to be updated at least every three years and shall cause each updated strategy to be laid before the House of Commons on any of the next fifteen days on which that House is sitting after the strategy is updated.
Marginal note:Governor in Council direction
(3) The Governor in Council may, on the recommendation of the appropriate Minister for a department not named in Schedule I to the Financial Administration Act, direct that the requirements of subsections (1) and (2) apply in respect of the department.
Marginal note:Date fixed by Governor in Council
(4) On the recommendation of the appropriate Minister for a department that becomes a category I department after this subsection comes into force, the Governor in Council may, for the purpose of subsection (1), fix the day before which the sustainable development strategy of the department shall be laid before the House of Commons.
(5) The Governor in Council may, on the recommendation of the Minister of the Environment, make regulations prescribing the form in which sustainable development strategies are to be prepared and the information required to be contained in them.
- 1995, c. 43, s. 5.
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