Employment Equity Act (S.C. 1995, c. 44)

Act current to 2017-09-14 and last amended on 2014-11-01. Previous Versions

RELATED PROVISIONS

  • — 1998, c. 9, s. 33

    • Definition of commencement day

      • 33 (1) In this section, commencement day means the day on which this section comes into force.

      • Members cease to hold office

        (2) Subject to subsections (3), (4) and (5), the members of the Human Rights Tribunal Panel cease to hold office on the commencement day.

      • Continuing jurisdiction of Human Rights Tribunal

        (3) The members of any Human Rights Tribunal appointed under the Canadian Human Rights Act before the commencement day have jurisdiction with respect to any inquiry into the complaint in respect of which the Human Rights Tribunal was appointed.

      • Continuing jurisdiction of Review Tribunal

        (4) The members of any Review Tribunal constituted under the Canadian Human Rights Act before the commencement day have jurisdiction with respect to any appeal against a decision or order of a Human Rights Tribunal.

      • Continuing jurisdiction of Employment Equity Review Tribunal

        (5) The members of any Employment Equity Review Tribunal established under section 28 or 39 of the Employment Equity Act before the commencement day have jurisdiction over any matter in respect of which the Tribunal was established.

      • Supervision by Chairperson of Canadian Human Rights Tribunal

        (6) The Chairperson of the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal has supervision over and direction of the work of any Human Rights Tribunal, Review Tribunal or Employment Equity Review Tribunal referred to in subsection (3), (4) or (5).

      • Remuneration

        (7) Each member of a Human Rights Tribunal, Review Tribunal or Employment Equity Review Tribunal referred to in subsection (3), (4) or (5), other than such a member who is appointed as a full-time member of the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal, shall be paid such remuneration as may be fixed by the Governor in Council.

      • Travel expenses

        (8) Each member of a Human Rights Tribunal, Review Tribunal or Employment Equity Review Tribunal referred to in subsection (3), (4) or (5) is entitled to be paid travel and living expenses incurred in carrying out duties as a member of that Tribunal while absent from their place of residence, but the expenses must not exceed the maximum limits authorized by Treasury Board directive for employees of the Government of Canada.

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