Canada Elections Act (S.C. 2000, c. 9)

Act current to 2014-12-08 and last amended on 2014-10-01. Previous Versions

Marginal note:Position within Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions
  •  (1) The position of Commissioner of Canada Elections is within the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions.

  • Marginal note:Deputy head — Financial Administration Act

    (2) For the purposes of sections 11 to 13 of the Financial Administration Act, the Commissioner is the deputy head in relation to the portions of the federal public administration in the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions in which the employees referred to in section 509.3 occupy their positions.

  • Marginal note:Deputy head — Public Service Employment Act

    (3) For the purposes of the Public Service Employment Act, the Commissioner is the deputy head in relation to the portions of the federal public administration in the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions in which the employees referred to in section 509.3 occupy their positions.

  • 2014, c. 12, s. 108.
Marginal note:Duty

 The Commissioner’s duty is to ensure that this Act is complied with and enforced.

  • 2014, c. 12, s. 108.

Staff

Marginal note:Employees
  •  (1) The employees necessary for the Commissioner to exercise or perform his or her powers, duties and functions under this Act are to be appointed in accordance with the Public Service Employment Act.

  • Marginal note:Casual employees, etc.

    (2) Any additional employees that the Commissioner considers necessary for the exercise or performance of his or her powers, duties and functions under this Act may be appointed for a specified term or on a casual basis in accordance with the Public Service Employment Act.

  • 2014, c. 12, s. 108.
Marginal note:Technical assistance

 The Commissioner may engage on a temporary basis investigators or persons having technical or specialized knowledge to advise and assist him or her in the exercise or performance of his or her powers, duties and functions under this Act.

  • 2014, c. 12, s. 108.
Marginal note:Authorization to assist

 The Commissioner may authorize a person employed in the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions to assist him or her in the exercise or performance of any of his or her powers, duties and functions arising from subsections 509.1(2) and (3) and in the exercise of his or her power under section 509.4, subject to the terms and conditions that the Commissioner sets.

  • 2014, c. 12, s. 108.