Parliament of Canada Act
Definition of public office holder
72.06 For the purposes of sections 20.5, 72.05 and 72.07 to 72.09, public office holder means
(a) a minister of the Crown, a minister of state or a parliamentary secretary;
(b) a person, other than a public servant, who works on behalf of a minister of the Crown or a minister of state;
(c) a Governor in Council appointee, other than the following persons, namely,
(i) a lieutenant governor,
(ii) officers and staff of the Senate, House of Commons and Library of Parliament,
(iii) a person appointed or employed under the Public Service Employment Act who is a head of mission within the meaning of subsection 13(1) of the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade Act,
(vi) an officer of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, not including the Commissioner; and
(d) a full-time ministerial appointee designated by the appropriate minister of the Crown as a public office holder.
- 2004, c. 7, s. 4.
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