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Salaries Act

Version of section 4 from 2013-06-26 to 2024-04-01:


Marginal note:Prime Minister’s annual salary

  •  (1) Commencing on January 1, 2001, the Prime Minister’s annual salary is equal to the remuneration reference amount referred to in section 54.1 of the Parliament of Canada Act, multiplied by 50 per cent.

  • Marginal note:Salaries of ministers

    (2) Commencing on January 1, 2001, the annual salary of the following ministers, being members of the Queen’s Privy Council for Canada, is equal to the remuneration reference amount referred to in section 54.1 of the Parliament of Canada Act, multiplied by 24 per cent:

    • (a) the Minister of Justice and Attorney General;

    • (b) the Minister of National Defence;

    • (c) the Minister of National Revenue;

    • (d) the Minister of Finance;

    • (e) the Minister of Transport;

    • (f) the President of the Queen’s Privy Council for Canada;

    • (g) the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food;

    • (h) the Minister of Labour;

    • (i) the Minister of Veterans Affairs;

    • (j) the Associate Minister of National Defence;

    • (k) the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness;

    • (l) the Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development;

    • (m) the President of the Treasury Board;

    • (n) the Minister of the Environment;

    • (o) the Leader of the Government in the Senate;

    • (p) the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans;

    • (q) the Minister for International Trade;

    • (r) the Minister for International Development;

    • (s) the Minister of Western Economic Diversification;

    • (t) the Member of the Queen’s Privy Council for Canada appointed by Commission under the Great Seal to be the Minister for the purposes of the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency Act;

    • (t.1) the Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec;

    • (u) the Minister of Citizenship and Immigration;

    • (v) the Minister of Natural Resources;

    • (w) the Minister of Industry;

    • (x) the Minister of Foreign Affairs;

    • (y) the Minister of Public Works and Government Services;

    • (z) the Minister of Canadian Heritage;

    • (z.1) the Minister of Health;

    • (z.2) the Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development.

    • (z.3) [Repealed, 2012, c. 19, s. 690]

  • Marginal note:Salaries of ministers of State

    (3) Commencing on January 1, 2001, the annual salary of each minister of State, being a member of the Queen’s Privy Council for Canada, who presides over a ministry of State is equal to the remuneration reference amount referred to in section 54.1 of the Parliament of Canada Act, multiplied by 24 per cent.

  • R.S., 1985, c. S-3, s. 4
  • R.S., 1985, c. 11 (4th Supp.), s. 16, c. 41 (4th Supp.), s. 56
  • 1989, c. 27, s. 23
  • 1990, c. 1, s. 32
  • 1991, c. 3, s. 13
  • 1992, c. 1, s. 145(F)
  • 1993, c. 12, s. 14
  • 1994, c. 31, s. 22, c. 38, s. 25, c. 41, s. 36
  • 1995, c. 1, s. 61, c. 5, s. 24, c. 11, s. 35
  • 1996, c. 8, s. 31, c. 11, s. 87, c. 16, s. 56
  • 1998, c. 23, s. 15
  • 2000, c. 34, s. 94(F)
  • 2001, c. 20, s. 29
  • 2005, c. 10, s. 34, c. 26, s. 26, c. 34, s. 77, c. 35, s. 65
  • 2012, c. 19, s. 690
  • 2013, c. 33, s. 196

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