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Children’s Special Allowances Act (S.C. 1992, c. 48, Sch.)

Act current to 2024-05-01 and last amended on 2022-06-23. Previous Versions

Commissioners for Oaths

Marginal note:Commissioners for oaths, etc.

  •  (1) Any officer or employee of Her Majesty who is authorized by the Minister for the purpose may, in the course of their employment and subject to any other Act of Parliament or any Act of the legislature of a province, administer oaths and take and receive affidavits, declarations and solemn affirmations and every person so authorized has, with respect to any such oath, affidavit, declaration or solemn affirmation, all the powers of a commissioner for taking affidavits.

  • Marginal note:Acceptance of oaths, etc.

    (2) The Minister may accept, for the purposes of the administration of this Act or the regulations, any oath administered or affidavit, declaration or solemn affirmation given by any officer or employee of any department in, or other portion of, the federal public administration specified in Schedule I, IV or V to the Financial Administration Act or of any department of the government of a province who has all the powers of a commissioner for taking affidavits.

  • 1992, c. 48, s. 23 (Sch., s. 12)
  • 1995, c. 33, s. 48
  • 2003, c. 22, s. 148


Marginal note:Regulations

 The Governor in Council may make regulations

  • (a) providing for the suspension of payment of a special allowance during any investigation respecting the eligibility of a department, agency, institution or Indigenous governing body to receive the special allowance and specifying the circumstances in which payment of a special allowance, the payment of which has been suspended, may be resumed;

  • (b) prescribing the manner of making applications under this Act and the form and manner of giving notices under section 6, the information and evidence to be furnished in connection therewith and the procedure to be followed in dealing with and approving applications;

  • (c) specifying for the purposes of this Act the circumstances in which a child shall be considered to be maintained by a department, agency, institution or Indigenous governing body; and

  • (d) prescribing any matter or thing that by this Act is to be prescribed.


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