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

Assented to 2003-11-07

R.S., c. F-11Financial Administration Act

Marginal note:Section 8 of this Act

 Subsection 12.4(2) of the Financial Administration Act is replaced by the following:

  • Marginal note:Consolidation of reports

    (2) The President of the Treasury Board may, in respect of any fiscal year, prepare a single report concerning the matters referred to in subsection (1) and those referred to in subsections 21(1) and (2) of the Employment Equity Act or those referred to in section 28 of the Public Service Employment Act if he or she considers it appropriate to do so.

R.S., c. N-8National Film Act

 Subsection 13(3) of the National Film Act is replaced by the following:

  • Marginal note:Appointment of employees

    (3) Subject to the plan of organization approved under this section, the Board may appoint persons for a term or during pleasure to fill the positions established by the plan, prescribe their conditions of employment and provide for their promotion, salary and salary increases, but the provisions of the Public Service Employment Act relating to political activities and, where applicable, the condition of employment relating to payment of gratuity on death pursuant to the Financial Administration Act apply to the persons appointed under this section.

1998, c. 31Parks Canada Agency Act

 Subsection 14(1) of the Parks Canada Agency Act is replaced by the following:

Marginal note:Political activities
  • 14. (1) For the purposes of Part 7 of the Public Service Employment Act, the Chief Executive Officer is deemed to be a deputy head, and an employee is deemed to be an employee, within the meaning of subsection 2(1) of that Act.

2000, c. 17; 2001, c. 41, s. 48Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act

 Section 50 of the Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act is replaced by the following:

Marginal note:Political activities

50. Part 7 of the Public Service Employment Act applies to the Director and employees of the Centre. For the purposes of that Part, the Director is deemed to be a deputy head, and the employees are deemed to be employees, as defined in subsection 2(1) of that Act.

Section 2 of this ActPublic Service Labour Relations Act

 Subsection 2(4) of the Public Service Labour Relations Act is replaced by the following:

  • Marginal note:Casual employment

    (4) For the purposes of paragraph (f) of the definition “employee” in subsection (1), a person employed in the part of the public service to which the Public Service Commission has the exclusive right to make appointments is employed on a casual basis if the person was appointed under section 50 of the Public Service Employment Act.