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Public Service Staffing Complaints Regulations

Version of section 1 from 2014-11-03 to 2022-11-21:

Marginal note:Definitions

  •  (1) The following definitions apply in these Regulations.


    Act means the Public Service Employment Act. (Loi)


    day means a calendar day. (jour)

    Executive Director

    Executive Director[Repealed, SOR/2014-250, s. 2]


    intervenor means anyone who is allowed under subsection 19(4) to intervene in the hearing of a complaint. (intervenant)


    party means anyone who has a right to be heard under subsection 65(3), section 75, subsection 79(1) or section 85 of the Act. (partie)

    standardized test

    standardized test[Repealed, SOR/2011-116, s. 1]


    writing includes, with respect to a person with a disability that affects the capacity to communicate in writing, any means of communication that can be used and understood by that person and that may be retained. (écrit)

  • Marginal note:Canadian Human Rights Commission

    (2) For the purposes of these Regulations, the Canadian Human Rights Commission is a participant in a proceeding in relation to a complaint if the Canadian Human Rights Commission has given notice under subsection 20(3) that it intends to make submissions regarding an issue raised by the complainant involving the interpretation or the application of the Canadian Human Rights Act.

  • Marginal note:References to “the deputy head or the Commission”

    (3) In these Regulations, a reference to “the deputy head or the Commission”, in the context of a complaint, means

    • (a) the deputy head, in any case where the complaint relates to a lay-off, revocation, appointment or proposed appointment in respect of which the Commission has authorized the deputy head under section 15 of the Act to exercise or perform any of the Commission’s powers and functions; and

    • (b) the Commission, in any other case.

  • SOR/2011-116, s. 1
  • SOR/2014-250, s. 2

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