Marginal note:Minister may order dissolution
35. (1) The Minister may, by order, dissolve the Centre
(a) if the Centre has failed to make by-laws in accordance with paragraphs 17(1)(e), (g) and (i) to (k) within one year after section 9 comes into force;
(b) if the Minister is satisfied that the Centre has failed, for a period of one year, to carry on its affairs and business;
(c) if the Minister, on the expiry of any period of five years after the coming into force of section 9, after having made an evaluation of the Centre, is satisfied that the Centre is not fulfilling its mission or is no longer necessary; or
(d) on petition by the Centre supported by a resolution passed by at least two thirds of the directors.
Marginal note:Debts and liabilities
(2) In the event of the dissolution of the Centre, any property of the Centre that remains after the payment of its debts and liabilities, or after the making of adequate provision for the payment of its debts and liabilities, may be transferred to any person or institution having a mission similar to that of the Centre that the Minister specifies in the order.
(3) If the Minister dissolves the Centre, the affairs of the Centre shall be wound up in accordance with this section and any regulations made under paragraph 36(b).
36. The Governor in Council may make regulations
(a) defining, for the purposes of this Act, the expressions “physical activity”, “sport” and “sport organization”;
(b) respecting the winding up of the Centre; and
(c) generally for carrying into effect the purposes and provisions of sections 3 to 8.
Marginal note:1995, c. 11
Department of Canadian Heritage Act
(f) the encouragement, promotion and development of sport;
Marginal note:Bill C-30
38. If Bill C-30, introduced in the 1st session of the 37th Parliament and entitled the Courts Administration Service Act, receives royal assent, then, on the later of the coming into force of section 14 of that Act and subsection 9(4) of this Act, subsection 9(4) of this Act is replaced by the following:
Marginal note:Status of arbitrator or mediator
(4) For the purposes of the Federal Courts Act, the Centre or an arbitrator or mediator who provides services under the auspices of the Centre is not a federal board, commission or other tribunal within the meaning of that Act.
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