Canadian Institutes of Health Research Act

Version of section 26 from 2002-12-31 to 2011-10-16:

Marginal note:Ancillary powers

 The CIHR may, for the purpose of achieving its objective,

  • (a) provide funding to promote, assist and undertake health research and to otherwise carry out its objective;

  • (b) enter into contracts, agreements, memoranda of understanding or other arrangements with a department or agency of the Government of Canada, with any other government or any of its agencies or with any person or organization in the name of Her Majesty in right of Canada or in its own name;

  • (c) with the approval of the Governor in Council, enter into a partnership, or incorporate by itself or with others a corporation, including a subsidiary of the CIHR, under the Canada Business Corporations Act, the Canada Corporations Act or provincial legislation, or acquire or dispose of shares in any corporation;

  • (d) with the approval of the Treasury Board, acquire or lease real property or immovables and, subject to the terms and conditions on which the property or immovables were acquired or leased, hold, lend, administer or dispose of the property or immovables;

  • (e) acquire or lease personal property or movables and, subject to the terms and conditions on which the property or movables were acquired or leased, hold, lend, invest, administer or dispose of the property or movables;

  • (f) license, assign, sell or otherwise make available any patent, copyright, industrial design, trade-mark, trade secret or other like property right held, controlled or administered by the CIHR;

  • (g) publish, sell or otherwise disseminate studies, reports and other documents of the CIHR; and

  • (h) do anything else that is necessary or incidental to achieving the objective.

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