Financial Administration Act

Version of section 6 from 2005-04-21 to 2012-03-15:

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:President of the Public Service Human Resources Management Agency of Canada

    (2.1) The Governor in Council may appoint an officer called the President of the Public Service Human Resources Management Agency of Canada to hold office during pleasure, which officer 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 President of Agency

    (4.1) The Treasury Board may, subject to any terms and conditions that it considers appropriate, delegate to the President of the Public Service Human Resources Management Agency of Canada

    • (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 President of the Public Service Human Resources Management Agency of Canada 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.
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