Official Languages Act

Version of section 46 from 2004-05-17 to 2007-07-08:

Marginal note:Responsibilities of Treasury Board
  •  (1) The Treasury Board has responsibility for the general direction and coordination of the policies and programs of the Government of Canada relating to the implementation of Parts IV, V and VI in all federal institutions other than the Senate, House of Commons, Library of Parliament, office of the Senate Ethics Officer and office of the Ethics Commissioner.

  • Marginal note:Powers of Treasury Board

    (2) In carrying out its responsibilities under subsection (1), the Treasury Board may

    • (a) establish policies, or recommend policies to the Governor in Council, to give effect to Parts IV, V and VI;

    • (b) recommend regulations to the Governor in Council to give effect to Parts IV, V and VI;

    • (c) issue directives to give effect to Parts IV, V and VI;

    • (d) monitor and audit federal institutions in respect of which it has responsibility for their compliance with policies, directives and regulations of Treasury Board or the Governor in Council relating to the official languages of Canada;

    • (e) evaluate the effectiveness and efficiency of policies and programs of federal institutions relating to the official languages of Canada;

    • (f) provide information to the public and to officers and employees of federal institutions relating to the policies and programs that give effect to Parts IV, V and VI; and

    • (g) delegate any of its powers under this section to the deputy heads or other administrative heads of other federal institutions.

  • R.S., 1985, c. 31 (4th Supp.), s. 46;
  • 2004, c. 7, s. 29.