Public Servants Disclosure Protection Act (S.C. 2005, c. 46)

Act current to 2014-10-15 and last amended on 2012-03-16. Previous Versions

 [Repealed before coming into force, 2006, c. 9, s. 195]

AMENDING THE SCHEDULES

Marginal note:Amending the schedules

 The Governor in Council may, by order, amend

  • (a) Schedule 1 by adding the name of any Crown corporation or other public body;

  • (b) Schedule 2 by adding or deleting the name of any portion of the public sector that has a statutory mandate to investigate other portions of the public sector; and

  • (c) Schedule 3 by adding or deleting any provision of any Act of Parliament.

  • 2005, c. 46, s. 3;
  • 2006, c. 9, s. 196.

PROMOTING ETHICAL PRACTICES

Marginal note:Promotion of ethical practices and dissemination of information

 The President of the Treasury Board must promote ethical practices in the public sector and a positive environment for disclosing wrongdoings by disseminating knowledge of this Act and information about its purposes and processes and by any other means that he or she considers appropriate.

  • 2005, c. 46, s. 4;
  • 2010, c. 12, s. 1682.

CODE OF CONDUCT

Marginal note:Obligation to establish — Treasury Board
  •  (1) The Treasury Board must establish a code of conduct applicable to the public sector.

  • Marginal note:Other provisions do not apply

    (2) The Treasury Board’s obligation under subsection (1) applies despite the provisions of the Financial Administration Act and of any other Act of Parliament that otherwise restrict the powers of the Treasury Board.

  • Marginal note:Consultation with organizations

    (3) Before the code of conduct is established, the President of the Treasury Board must consult with the employee organizations certified as bargaining agents in the public sector.

  • Marginal note:Code to be tabled

    (4) The President of the Treasury Board must cause the code of conduct established by the Treasury Board to be tabled before each House of Parliament at least 30 days before it comes into force.

  • 2005, c. 46, s. 5;
  • 2010, c. 12, s. 1682.
Marginal note:Chief executives shall establish codes of conduct
  •  (1) Every chief executive shall establish a code of conduct applicable to the portion of the public sector for which he or she is responsible.

  • Marginal note:Consistency

    (2) The codes of conduct established by chief executives must be consistent with the code of conduct established by the Treasury Board.