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Salaries Act

Version of section 5 from 2018-06-21 to 2024-04-01:


Marginal note:Power to designate department

  •  (1) The Governor in Council may, by order, designate a department to provide support to a minister referred to in any of paragraphs 4.1(3)(z.4) to (z.9) in the carrying out of his or her responsibilities.

  • Marginal note:Designated department

    (2) A minister in respect of whom a department is designated under subsection (1)

    • (a) may use the services and facilities of that department; and

    • (b) may delegate to officers or employees of that department any of the minister’s powers, duties or functions.

  • Marginal note:Particular responsibilities

    (3) The Governor in Council may, by order, designate a department to provide support to a minister referred to in any of paragraphs 4.1(3)(z.4) to (z.9) in the carrying out of the particular responsibilities that are specified in the order.

  • Marginal note:Designated department — particular responsibilities

    (4) A minister in respect of whom a department is designated under subsection (3)

    • (a) must use the services and facilities of that department when carrying out the particular responsibilities that are specified in the order; and

    • (b) may delegate to officers or employees of that department any of the minister’s powers, duties or functions that are related to those particular responsibilities.

  • Marginal note:Financial Administration Act

    (5) The appropriate Minister for a department that is designated under subsection (1) or (3) may delegate, to a minister in respect of whom that department is designated, any of the appropriate Minister’s powers, duties or functions referred to in sections 33 and 34, subsections 155(1) and (4) and sections 155.1 and 155.2 of the Financial Administration Act or the power to write off debts in accordance with regulations made under subsection 25(1) of that Act.

  • Marginal note:Department of Public Works and Government Services Act

    (6) If the Minister of Public Works and Government Services delegates, under subsection 8(1) of the Department of Public Works and Government Services Act, any of the Minister’s powers, duties or functions under that Act to the appropriate Minister for a department that is designated under subsection (1) or (3), that appropriate Minister may subdelegate to a minister in respect of whom that department is designated any of the powers, duties or functions that were delegated to that appropriate Minister under that subsection 8(1).

  • Marginal note:Definitions

    (7) The following definitions apply in this section.

    appropriate Minister

    appropriate Minister has the same meaning as in section 2 of the Financial Administration Act. (ministre compétent)

    department

    department means a department named in Schedule I to the Financial Administration Act, a division or branch of the federal public administration set out in column I of Schedule I.1 to that Act and a corporation named in Schedule II to that Act. (ministère)

  • R.S., 1985, c. S-3, s. 5
  • 1993, c. 12, s. 15
  • 1998, c. 23, s. 16
  • 2001, c. 20, s. 29
  • 2018, c. 18, s. 3

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