Public Service Modernization Act (S.C. 2003, c. 22)

Assented to 2003-11-07

Bill C-13

  •  (1) Subsections (2) to (4) apply if Bill C-13, introduced in the 2nd Session of the 37th Parliament and entitled the Assisted Human Reproduction Act (the “other Act”), receives royal assent.

  • (2) On the later of the coming into force of section 29 of the other Act and the coming into force of section 8 of this Act, paragraph 29(b) of the English version of the other Act is replaced by the following:

  • (3) If section 76 of the other Act is not in force on the day on which section 11 of this Act comes into force, then, on that day,

    • (a) the other Act is amended by adding the following after section 74:

      74.1 Schedule V to the Act is amended by adding the following in alphabetical order:

      • Assisted Human Reproduction Agency of Canada

        Agence canadienne de contrôle de la procréation assistée

    • (b) section 76 of the other Act and the heading before it are repealed.

  • (4) If section 11 of this Act is not in force on the day on which section 76 of the other Act comes into force, then, on that day, Schedule V to the Financial Administration Act, as enacted by section 11 of this Act, is amended by adding the following in alphabetical order:

    • Assisted Human Reproduction Agency of Canada

      Agence canadienne de contrôle de la procréation assistée

Bill C-17

 If Bill C-17, introduced in the 2nd Session of the 37th Parliament and entitled the Public Safety Act, 2002 (the “other Act”), receives royal assent, then, on the later of the coming into force of section 17 of the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention Implementation Act, as enacted by section 106 of the other Act, and the coming into force of section 8 of this Act, paragraphs 17(a) and (b) of the English version of the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention Implementation Act are replaced by the following:

  • (a) provide such information, at such times and in such form, as may be specified by the regulations, to the responsible authority or to any other portion of the federal public administration specified by the regulations; and

  • (b) keep and maintain in Canada the documents specified by the regulations, at the person’s place of business or at such other place as may be designated by the Minister, in the manner and for the period that is specified by the regulations and, on request by the Minister or the responsible authority, provide the documents to the responsible authority or to any other portion of the federal public administration specified by the regulations.

Bill C-18

  •  (1) Subsections (2) to (10) apply if Bill C-18, introduced in the 2nd Session of the 37th Parliament and entitled the Citizenship of Canada Act (the “other Act”), receives royal assent.

  • (2) On the later of the coming into force of subsection 7(3) of the other Act and the coming into force of section 8 of this Act, subsection 7(3) of the English version of the other Act is replaced by the following:

    • Marginal note:Treated as present in Canada

      (3) For the purposes of paragraph (1)(b), a day on which an applicant for citizenship was a permanent resident residing with their spouse or common-law partner who was a citizen engaged, other than as a locally engaged person, for service or employment outside Canada in or with the Canadian Forces or the federal public administration or the public service of a province is to be treated as a day on which the applicant was physically present in Canada.

  • (3) On the later of the coming into force of subsection 19(2) of the other Act and the coming into force of section 8 of this Act, subsection 19(2) of the English version of the other Act is replaced by the following:

    • Marginal note:Treated as present in Canada

      (2) For the purposes of paragraph (1)(b), a day on which an applicant for citizenship was a permanent resident residing with their spouse or common-law partner who was a citizen engaged, other than as a locally engaged person, for service or employment outside Canada in or with the Canadian Forces or the federal public administration or the public service of a province is to be treated as a day on which the applicant was physically present in Canada.

  • (4) On the later of the coming into force of subsection 31(5) of the other Act and the coming into force of section 8 of this Act, subsection 31(5) of the English version of the other Act is replaced by the following:

    • Marginal note:Compensation

      (5) A Citizenship Commissioner is deemed to be an employee for the purposes of the Government Employees Compensation Act and to be employed in the federal public administration for the purposes of any regulations made under section 9 of the Aeronautics Act.

  • (5) On the later of the day on which this Act receives royal assent and the day on which section 1 of the other Act comes into force, paragraph 18(1)(a) of the Public Service Labour Relations Act, as enacted by section 2 of this Act, is replaced by the following:

  • (6) On the later of the day on which this Act receives royal assent and the day on which section 1 of the other Act comes into force, subsection 4(2) of the Public Service Employment Act, as enacted by section 12 of this Act, is replaced by the following:

    • Marginal note:Eligibility

      (2) In order to be eligible to hold office as a Commissioner, a person must be a Canadian citizen within the meaning of the Citizenship of Canada Act or a permanent resident within the meaning of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act.

  • (7) On the later of the day on which this Act receives royal assent and the day on which section 1 of the other Act comes into force, paragraph 39(1)(c) of the Public Service Employment Act, as enacted by section 12 of this Act, is replaced by the following:

    • (c) a Canadian citizen, within the meaning of the Citizenship of Canada Act, in any case where a person who is not a Canadian citizen is also a candidate.

  • (8) On the later of the day on which this Act receives royal assent and the day on which section 1 of the other Act comes into force, paragraph 88(3)(a) of the Public Service Employment Act, as enacted by section 12 of this Act, is replaced by the following:

  • (9) On the later of the day on which this Act receives royal assent and the day on which section 1 of the other Act comes into force, subsection 3(2) of the Public Service Employment Act, chapter P-33 of the Revised Statutes of Canada, 1985, as enacted by section 14 of this Act, is replaced by the following:

    • Marginal note:Eligibility

      (2) In order to be eligible to hold office as a Commissioner, a person must be a Canadian citizen within the meaning of the Citizenship of Canada Act or a permanent resident within the meaning of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act.

  • (10) On the later of the day on which this Act receives royal assent and the day on which section 1 of the other Act comes into force, paragraph 49(2)(a) of the Public Service Employment Act, chapter P-33 of the Revised Statutes of Canada, 1985, as enacted by section 19 of this Act, is replaced by the following:

 
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