Financial Administration Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. F-11)

Act current to 2014-04-02 and last amended on 2014-02-13. Previous Versions

Marginal note:Tabling order
  •  (1) Every order made pursuant to subsection 3(3) that deletes the name of a corporation from Part I of Schedule III and adds it to Part II of that Schedule shall be laid before each House of Parliament within the first fifteen days on which that House is sitting after the order is made.

  • Marginal note:Reference to committee

    (2) An order laid before a House of Parliament pursuant to subsection (1) stands referred to such committee of that House as may be designated or established by that House for the purpose.

  • Marginal note:Delay

    (3) An order laid before a House of Parliament pursuant to subsection (1) shall come into force on the thirty-first sitting day after the order has been laid before both Houses of Parliament or on such later day as is specified in the order.

  • Definition of “sitting day”

    (4) In this section, “sitting day” means a day on which either House of Parliament is sitting.

  • R.S., 1985, c. F-11, s. 4;
  • 1999, c. 31, s. 100(F).

PART IORGANIZATION

Treasury Board

Establishment

Marginal note:Treasury Board
  •  (1) There is hereby established a committee of the Queen’s Privy Council for Canada called the Treasury Board over which the President of the Treasury Board appointed by Commission under the Great Seal shall preside.

  • Marginal note:Composition of committee

    (2) The Treasury Board shall, in addition to the President of the Treasury Board, consist of the Minister and four other members of the Queen’s Privy Council for Canada to be nominated from time to time by the Governor in Council.

  • Marginal note:Alternate members

    (3) The Governor in Council may nominate such additional members of the Queen’s Privy Council for Canada as he sees fit to be alternates to serve in the place of members of the Treasury Board.

  • Marginal note:Rules and procedures

    (4) Subject to this Act and any directions of the Governor in Council, the Treasury Board may determine its own rules and procedures.

  • R.S., c. F-10, s. 3.

Public Officers

Marginal note:Duties of President
  •  (1) The President of the Treasury Board holds office during pleasure and presides over meetings of the Treasury Board.

  • Marginal note:Secretary of the Treasury Board

    (2) The Governor in Council may appoint an officer called the Secretary of the Treasury Board to hold office during pleasure, which officer ranks as and has the powers of a deputy head of a department.

  • Marginal note:Chief Human Resources Officer

    (2.1) The Governor in Council may appoint an officer called the Chief Human Resources Officer to hold office during pleasure, who ranks as and has the powers of a deputy head of a department.

  • Marginal note:Comptroller General of Canada

    (3) The Governor in Council may appoint an officer called the Comptroller General of Canada to hold office during pleasure, which officer ranks as and has the powers of a deputy head of a department.

  • Marginal note:Delegation

    (4) The Treasury Board may delegate to the President of the Treasury Board, to the Secretary of the Treasury Board, to the Comptroller General of Canada or to the deputy head or chief executive officer of any portion of the federal public administration any of the powers or functions it is authorized to exercise under any Act of Parliament or by any order made by the Governor in Council. It may make the delegation subject to any terms and conditions that it considers appropriate.

  • Marginal note:Delegation to Chief Human Resources Officer

    (4.1) The Treasury Board may, subject to any terms and conditions that it considers appropriate, delegate to the Chief Human Resources Officer

    • (a) any of the powers or functions in relation to human resources management, official languages, employment equity, and values and ethics that it is authorized to exercise under any Act of Parliament or by any order made by the Governor in Council; or

    • (b) any of the powers or functions in relation to employment that it is authorized to exercise under the Public Service Employment Act.

  • Marginal note:President of the Treasury Board to coordinate activities

    (4.2) The President of the Treasury Board is responsible and accountable for the coordination of the activities of the Secretary of the Treasury Board, the Chief Human Resources Officer and the Comptroller General of Canada and may, subject to any terms and conditions that the President of the Treasury Board considers appropriate, delegate that responsibility to the Secretary of the Treasury Board or to any person under the President of the Treasury Board’s jurisdiction.

  • Marginal note:Exception

    (5) Subsections (4) and (4.1) do not apply in respect of the Treasury Board’s power to delegate under those subsections or to its power to make regulations.

  • Marginal note:Sub-delegation

    (6) Any person to whom powers or functions are delegated under subsection (4) or (4.1) may, subject to and in accordance with the delegation, sub-delegate any of those powers or functions to any person under their jurisdiction.

  • Marginal note:Officers and employees

    (7) The other officers and employees that are necessary for the proper conduct of the business of the Treasury Board are to be appointed in the manner authorized by the Public Service Employment Act.

  • R.S., 1985, c. F-11, s. 6;
  • 1991, c. 24, s. 50(F);
  • 2003, c. 22, s. 5;
  • 2005, c. 15, s. 4;
  • 2010, c. 12, s. 1675.