National Capital Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. N-4)

Act current to 2016-04-12 and last amended on 2013-09-30. Previous Versions

Marginal note:Evidence

 In a prosecution for the contravention of any regulation made under subsection 20(1), a certificate stating that any property described in it is under the control of the Commission and purporting to be certified by the Commission or the Chief Executive Officer, General Manager, Chief Engineer, or Secretary of the Commission shall be admitted in evidence without proof of the signature or official character of the person appearing to have signed the certificate and without further proof and, in the absence of evidence to the contrary, is proof that the property is under the control of the Commission.

  • R.S., 1985, c. N-4, s. 22;
  • 1995, c. 29, s. 55(E);
  • 2006, c. 9, s. 289.


Marginal note:Gifts

 The Commission may, if it sees fit, accept any property by way of gift, bequest or devise and may, subject to paragraph 10(2)(b) and subsection 15(1) but notwithstanding any other provision of this Act, expend, administer or dispose of any such property for the purposes of this Act, subject to the terms, if any, on which such property was given, bequeathed or devised to the Commission.

  • R.S., c. N-3, s. 20;
  • 1984, c. 31, s. 14.
Marginal note:Auditor

 The Auditor General of Canada is the auditor of the Commission.

  • R.S., c. N-3, s. 22;
  • 1976-77, c. 34, s. 30(F);
  • 1984, c. 31, s. 14.
Marginal note:Works for general advantage of Canada

 All works of the Commission, whether constructed or executed before or after February 6, 1959, are hereby declared to be for the general advantage of Canada.

  • R.S., c. N-3, s. 23.
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