An Act to amend certain Acts (S.C. 2004, c. 16)

Assented to 2004-05-06

 Subsection 13(2) of the Act is replaced by the following:

  • Marginal note:President's expenses

    (2) The President is entitled to be paid reasonable travel and living expenses incurred by him or her in performing duties under this Act.

 Section 21 of the Act is replaced by the following:

Marginal note:Compensation

21. The President and employees of the Round Table are deemed to be employees for the purposes of the Government Employees Compensation Act and to be employed in the public service of Canada for the purposes of any regulations made under section 9 of the Aeronautics Act.

R.S., c. P-1PARLIAMENT OF CANADA ACT

Marginal note:Retroactive coming into force

 Despite Order in Council P.C. 2003-1118 of July 24, 2003 and registered as SI/2003-142, paragraphs 60(g) and (h) of the Parliament of Canada Act, as enacted by subsection 10(2) of An Act to amend the Members of Parliament Retiring Allowances Act and the Parliament of Canada Act, being chapter 16 of the Statutes of Canada, 2003, are deemed to have come into force on January 1, 2001.

R.S., c. S-3SALARIES ACT

 The Salaries Act is amended by adding the following after section 4:

DISABILITY ALLOWANCE AND OTHER BENEFITS FOR FORMER LIEUTENANT GOVERNORS

Marginal note:Entitlement to disability allowance
  • 5. (1) A lieutenant governor who resigns by reason of disability, and who has not contributed under the Lieutenant Governors Superannuation Act in respect of five years of service, may elect to receive an annual disability allowance equal to 70% of his or her annual salary on the date of resignation if, at the time of resignation, he or she is

    • (a) 65 years of age or over; and

    • (b) incapable, because of the disability, of performing his or her duties.

  • Marginal note:Entitlement to disability allowance

    (2) A former lieutenant governor who is in receipt of long-term disability insurance benefits under the Public Service Management Insurance Plan immediately before reaching the age of 65 years, and who has not contributed under the Lieutenant Governors Superannuation Act in respect of five years of service, is entitled, on becoming 65 years of age, to receive an annual disability allowance equal to 70% of his or her annual salary at the time he or she resigned as lieutenant governor.

  • Marginal note:Adjustments

    (3) The disability allowance is to be adjusted to take into account changes in the annual salary on which it was based.

  • Marginal note:Duration of allowance

    (4) The disability allowance is to be paid until the earlier of

    • (a) the day on which the recipient of the allowance dies, and

    • (b) the day that is five years after the day on which he or she commenced to hold office as lieutenant governor.

  • Marginal note:Exception

    (5) This section does not apply to a lieutenant governor who has elected under section 5 of the Lieutenant Governors Superannuation Act not to contribute pursuant to section 4 of that Act.

Marginal note:Regulations
  • 6. (1) The Governor in Council may make regulations respecting disability allowances, including regulations respecting

    • (a) the determination of eligibility for disability allowances and medical examinations that are required;

    • (b) elections to receive disability allowances and the revocation of elections; and

    • (c) the administration and payment of disability allowances.

  • Marginal note:Retroactive regulations

    (2) Regulations made under subsection (1) may, if they so provide, be retroactive.