Government of Canada / Gouvernement du Canada
Symbol of the Government of Canada

Search

Queen Elizabeth II Canadian Research Fund Act (R.S.C. 1970, c. Q-1)

Act current to 2024-05-28

Queen Elizabeth II Canadian Research Fund Act

R.S.C. 1970, c. Q-1

An Act respecting the establishment and administration of a fund to aid in research on the diseases of children

MOST GRACIOUS SOVEREIGN,

Preamble

WHEREAS it has pleased Your Majesty to approve the suggestion that the occasion of Your visit to Canada and Your personal interest in the well-being of children should be marked by the establishment in Your Name of a Fund to be devoted to the furthering of research into the diseases of children and the prevention and cure of such diseases, to which all who wish in this way to make a gift to Your Majesty may contribute:

May it therefore please Your Majesty, that it may be enacted, and be it enacted by the Queen’s Most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate and House of Commons of Canada, as follows:

Short Title

Marginal note:Short title

 This Act may be cited as the Queen Elizabeth II Canadian Research Fund Act.

  • 1959, c. 33, s. 1

Interpretation

Definition of Council

 In this Act, Council means the Medical Research Council established by section 3 of the Medical Research Council Act.

  • 1995, c. 29, s. 69

The Fund

Marginal note:Fund established

 There is hereby established a fund, to be known as The Queen Elizabeth II Canadian Fund to Aid in Research on the Diseases of Children (hereinafter called the Fund), which shall consist of all money, securities and other property received by the Council for the purposes of the Fund and shall include all income derived from the Fund and all gifts, bequests, appropriations and other contributions made to the Fund.

  • R.S.C. 1970, c. Q-1, s. 2
  • 1995, c. 29, s. 70

Marginal note:Purposes of Fund

 The purposes of the Fund are to assist individuals or organizations to undertake or carry on research into the diseases of children, and the causes, prevention and treatment of such diseases.

  • 1959, c. 33, s. 3

Marginal note:Appropriation to the Fund

 There is hereby appropriated for the Fund, out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund, the sum of one million dollars.

  • 1959, c. 33, s. 4

 [Repealed, 1995, c. 29, s. 71]

Powers and Duties of the Council

Marginal note:Management and administration

 The Council shall manage and administer the Fund in accordance with and subject to this Act.

  • R.S.C. 1970, c. Q-1, s. 6
  • 1995, c. 29, s. 73(E)

Marginal note:Payments

 The Council may make such payments out of the Fund for the purposes of the Fund as it considers desirable.

  • R.S.C. 1970, c. Q-1, s. 7
  • 1995, c. 29, s. 73(E)

Marginal note:Investments

 The Council may invest any moneys of the Fund in bonds or other securities of the Government of Canada and may sell any such bonds and securities.

  • R.S.C. 1970, c. Q-1, s. 8
  • 1995, c. 29, s. 73(E)

Marginal note:Advisory committees

 The Council may appoint from among its members or otherwise such advisory or other committees as it considers necessary or advisable for the administration of this Act.

  • R.S.C. 1970, c. Q-1, s. 9
  • 1995, c. 29, s. 73(E)

Marginal note:Property

 The Council may, for the purposes of this Act, acquire by purchase, lease, gift, bequest or otherwise any real or personal property and may own, hold, sell, manage or otherwise deal therewith in such manner as it may determine.

  • R.S.C. 1970, c. Q-1, s. 10
  • 1995, c. 29, s. 73(E)

Marginal note:By-laws

 The Council may make by-laws for regulating its proceedings and generally for carrying out the purposes and provisions of this Act.

  • R.S.C. 1970, c. Q-1, s. 11
  • 1995, c. 29, s. 73(E)

General

Marginal note:Gifts to Her Majesty

 A gift or bequest to the Fund or to the Council for the purposes of the Fund shall be deemed to be a gift to Her Majesty.

  • R.S.C. 1970, c. Q-1, s. 12
  • 1995, c. 29, s. 73(E)

 [Repealed, 1995, c. 29, s. 72]


Date modified: