Department of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Act (S.C. 2005, c. 10)

Assented to 2005-03-23

R.S., c. 49 (4th Supp.)Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse Act

Marginal note:1996, c. 8, par. 33(a)

 Section 15 of the Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse Act is replaced by the following:

Marginal note:Attendance at meetings

15. The Deputy Minister of Health and the Deputy Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, or a delegate of each of those Deputy Ministers, are entitled to receive notice of all meetings of the Board and any of its committees and to attend and take part in, but not to vote at, those meetings.

1997, c. 31Canadian Peacekeeping Service Medal Act

 Subsection 7(2) of the Canadian Peacekeeping Service Medal Act is replaced by the following:

  • Marginal note:Nomination by Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness

    (2) The Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness shall nominate for award of the Medal those persons who are qualified and who are members or former members of a Canadian police force.

R.S., c. C-23Canadian Security Intelligence Service Act

 The definition “Deputy Minister” in section 2 of the Canadian Security Intelligence Service Act is replaced by the following:

“Deputy Minister”

« sous-ministre »

“Deputy Minister” means the Deputy Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness and includes any person acting for or on behalf of the Deputy Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness;

R.S., c. C-29Citizenship Act

Marginal note:1997, c. 22, s. 2

 Section 19.3 of the Citizenship Act is replaced by the following:

Marginal note:Annual report

19.3 The person appointed under subsection 19.1(1) must, not later than September 30, submit to the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness a report of the activities of the person during the preceding fiscal year and that Minister must cause the report to be laid before each House of Parliament on any of the first 15 days on which that House is sitting after the day on which the Minister receives it.

1996, c. 19Controlled Drugs and Substances Act

  •  (1) The portion of subsection 55(2) of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act before paragraph (b) is replaced by the following:

    • Marginal note:Regulations pertaining to law enforcement

      (2) The Governor in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, may make regulations that pertain to investigations and other law enforcement activities conducted under this Act by a member of a police force and other persons acting under the direction and control of a member and, without restricting the generality of the foregoing, may make regulations

      • (a) authorizing the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness or the provincial minister responsible for policing in a province, as the case may be, to designate a police force within their jurisdiction for the purposes of this subsection;

  • Marginal note:2001, c. 32, s. 55

    (2) The portion of subsection 55(2.1) of the Act before paragraph (b) is replaced by the following:

    • Marginal note:Regulations pertaining to law enforcement under other Acts of Parliament

      (2.1) The Governor in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, may, for the purpose of an investigation or other law enforcement activity conducted under another Act of Parliament, make regulations authorizing a member of a police force or other person under the direction and control of such a member to commit an act or omission — or authorizing a member of a police force to direct the commission of an act or omission — that would otherwise constitute an offence under Part I or the regulations and, without restricting the generality of the foregoing, may make regulations

      • (a) authorizing the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness or the provincial minister responsible for policing in a province, as the case may be, to designate a police force within their jurisdiction for the purposes of this subsection;