18. The Board may make by-laws
(a) specifying grounds for removal of members in addition to the grounds for removal for cause generally recognized by law;
(b) respecting the assignment of members to panels of the Board; and
(c) generally, respecting the conduct and management of the internal administrative affairs of the Board.
19. The Board may employ such officers and employees and engage the services of such agents, advisors and consultants as are necessary for the proper conduct of its business and may fix the terms and conditions of their employment or engagement and pay their remuneration.
Marginal note:Government facilities and information
20. In exercising its powers or performing its duties or functions under this or any other Act of Parliament, the Board may, where appropriate, use the services and facilities of departments, boards and agencies of a Government and may obtain from any such department, board or agency, any information that is required to exercise those powers or perform those duties or functions.
Marginal note:Property and contracts
21. (1) The Board may, for the purposes of conducting its business,
(a) acquire personal property in the name of the Board and dispose of the property; and
(b) enter into contracts in the name of the Board.
Marginal note:Legal proceedings
(2) Actions, suits or other legal proceedings in respect of any right or obligation acquired or incurred by the Board may be brought or taken by or against the Board in any court that would have jurisdiction if the Board were a corporation.
Marginal note:Not an agent
22. The Board is not an agent of Her Majesty in right of Canada.
Marginal note:Annual budget
23. (1) The Board shall annually submit a budget for the next following fiscal year to the Minister for consideration.
Marginal note:Funding for training and language
(2) The Board shall consider including in its annual budget funding to allow the Board to provide the members of the Board with cross-cultural orientation and education and other training for the purpose of improving the ability of the members to carry out their responsibilities as members as well as funding for facilities to allow members to carry out their responsibilities in their traditional languages.
(3) The Board shall maintain books of account and records in relation thereto in accordance with accounting principles recommended by the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants or its successor.
Marginal note:Consolidated financial statements
(4) The Board shall, within such time after the end of each fiscal year as the Minister specifies, prepare consolidated financial statements in respect of that fiscal year in accordance with the accounting principles referred to in subsection (3) and shall include in them such information or statements as are required in support of the consolidated financial statements.
(5) [Repealed, 2012, c. 19, s. 185]
- 1994, c. 43, s. 23;
- 2012, c. 19, s. 185.
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