Official Languages Act
Marginal note:Nature of the office
24 (1) Every federal institution has the duty to ensure that any member of the public can communicate in either official language with, and obtain available services in either official language from, any of its offices or facilities in Canada or elsewhere
(a) in any circumstances prescribed by regulation of the Governor in Council that relate to any of the following:
(b) in any other circumstances prescribed by regulation of the Governor in Council where, due to the nature of the office or facility, it is reasonable that communications with and services from that office or facility be available in both official languages.
Marginal note:Institutions reporting directly to Parliament
(2) Any federal institution that reports directly to Parliament on any of its activities has the duty to ensure that any member of the public can communicate with and obtain available services from all of its offices or facilities in Canada or elsewhere in either official language.
(3) Without restricting the generality of subsection (2), the duty set out in that subsection applies in respect of
- R.S., 1985, c. 31 (4th Supp.), s. 24;
- 2005, c. 46, s. 56.5;
- 2006, c. 9, s. 222.
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