An Act to amend the Parliament of Canada Act (Ethics Commissioner and Senate Ethics Officer) and other Acts in consequence (S.C. 2004, c. 7)

Assented to 2004-03-31

Marginal note:1995, c. 12, s. 6

 Subsection 11(1) of the Act is replaced by the following:

Marginal note:Annual report
  • 11. (1) The registrar shall, within three months after the end of each fiscal year, prepare a report with regard to the administration of this Act, other than sections 10.2 to 10.6, during that fiscal year and submit the report to the Registrar General of Canada.

R.S., c. 15 (4th Supp.)Non-smokers' Health Act

Marginal note:1989, c. 7, s. 1

 Paragraph (c) of the definition “employer” in subsection 2(1) of the Non-smokers' Health Act is replaced by the following:

  • (c) ) the Senate, House of Commons, Library of Parliament, office of the Senate Ethics Officer or office of the Ethics Commissioner, in relation to employees thereof or employees of a committee of the Senate or House of Commons, as the case may be, or

R.S., c. 31 (4th Supp.)Official Languages Act

 The definition “federal institution” in subsection 3(1) of the Official Languages Act is amended by adding the following after paragraph (c):

  • (c.1) the office of the Senate Ethics Officer and the office of the Ethics Commissioner,

 Section 33 of the Act is replaced by the following:

Marginal note:Regulations

33. The Governor in Council may make any regulations that the Governor in Council deems necessary to foster actively communications with and services from offices or facilities of federal institutions — other than the Senate, House of Commons, Library of Parliament, office of the Senate Ethics Officer or office of the Ethics Commissioner — in both official languages, where those communications and services are required under this Part to be provided in both official languages.

  •  (1) The portion of subsection 38(1) of the Act before paragraph (a) is replaced by the following:

    Marginal note:Regulations
    • 38. (1) The Governor in Council may make regulations in respect of federal institutions, other than the Senate, House of Commons, Library of Parliament, office of the Senate Ethics Officer or office of the Ethics Commissioner,

  • (2) Paragraph 38(2)(b) of the English version of the Act is replaced by the following:

    • (b) substituting, with respect to any federal institution other than the Senate, House of Commons, Library of Parliament, office of the Senate Ethics Officer or office of the Ethics Commissioner, a duty in relation to the use of the official languages of Canada in place of a duty under section 36 or the regulations made under subsection (1), having regard to the equality of status of both official languages, where there is a demonstrable conflict between the duty under section 36 or the regulations and the mandate of the institution.