Jobs and Economic Growth Act (S.C. 2010, c. 12)

Assented to 2010-07-12

 Subsection 5(1) of the English version of the Act is replaced by the following:

Marginal note:Appointment of Chairperson
  • 5. (1) The Chairperson of the Board shall be appointed by the Governor in Council to hold office during pleasure for a term not exceeding five years.

 Section 6 of the English version of the Act is replaced by the following:

Marginal note:Vice-Chairperson
  • 6. (1) The Board shall elect one of the governors to be Vice-Chairperson of the Board.

  • Marginal note:Absence, etc., of Chairperson

    (2) In the event of the absence or incapacity of the Chairperson, or if the office of Chairperson is vacant, the Vice-Chairperson of the Board has all the duties and may perform all the functions of the Chairperson.

  •  (1) Subsections 10(1) and (2) of the Act are replaced by the following:

    Marginal note:Majority of governors
    • 10. (1) The Chairperson, the Vice-Chairperson and eight other governors must be Canadian citizens.

    • Marginal note:Qualification

      (2) At least 10 of the governors must have experience in the field of international development or experience or training in the natural or social sciences or technology.

  • (2) Subsection 10(3) of the English version of the Act is replaced by the following:

    • Marginal note:Parliamentary governors

      (3) Two of the governors who are Canadian citizens, other than the Chairperson and the Vice-Chairperson, may be appointed from among the members of the Senate or the House of Commons.

 Subsection 11(3) of the English version of the Act is replaced by the following:

  • Marginal note:Chairperson

    (3) The Board shall appoint one of the members of the executive committee to be the chairperson of the executive committee.

 Subsection 16(2) of the English version of the Act is replaced by the following:

  • Marginal note:Chairperson to preside

    (2) The Chairperson shall preside at meetings of the Board.

 The English version of the Act is amended by replacing “Chairman” with “Chairperson” in the following provisions:

  • (a) subsection 5(3);

  • (b) subsection 8(1);

  • (c) subsection 11(1);

  • (d) subsection 16(1); and

  • (e) subsection 22(1).