Financial Administration Act

Version of section 34 from 2003-01-01 to 2005-03-31:

Marginal note:Payment for work, goods or services
  •  (1) No payment shall be made in respect of any part of the public service of Canada unless, in addition to any other voucher or certificate that is required, the deputy of the appropriate Minister, or another person authorized by that Minister, certifies

    • (a) in the case of a payment for the performance of work, the supply of goods or the rendering of services,

      • (i) that the work has been performed, the goods supplied or the service rendered, as the case may be, and that the price charged is according to the contract, or if not specified by the contract, is reasonable,

      • (ii) where, pursuant to the contract, a payment is to be made before the completion of the work, delivery of the goods or rendering of the service, as the case may be, that the payment is according to the contract, or

      • (iii) where, in accordance with the policies and procedures prescribed under subsection (2), payment is to be made in advance of verification, that the claim for payment is reasonable; or

    • (b) in the case of any other payment, that the payee is eligible for or entitled to the payment.

  • Marginal note:Policies and procedures

    (2) The Treasury Board may prescribe policies and procedures to be followed to give effect to the certification and verification required under subsection (1).

  • R.S., 1985, c. F-11, s. 34;
  • 1991, c. 24, s. 13.
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