Department of Industry Act (S.C. 1995, c. 1)

Act current to 2017-11-20 and last amended on 2005-12-12. Previous Versions

Marginal note:Power to make regulations

 The Treasury Board may make regulations for the purposes of section 18, 19, 20 or 21.

PART VTransitional and Related Amendments, Repeals and Coming into Force

Transitional

Marginal note:Positions
  •  (1) Nothing in this Act shall be construed as affecting the status of an employee who, immediately before the coming into force of this subsection, occupied

    • (a) a position in the Department of Industry, Science and Technology, other than in that portion of the Food Products Branch of that Department relating to agri-food processing and manufacturing,

    • (b) a position in the Department of Consumer and Corporate Affairs, other than in the Product Safety Branch of that Department or in that portion of the Food Division of the Consumer Products Branch of that Department relating to agri-food and labelling, or

    • (c) a position in that portion of the public service in the Department of Communications referred to in clause (a)(i)(B) of Order in Council P.C. 1993-1487 of June 25, 1993, registered as SI/93-141, or in Order in Council P.C. 1993-1670 of August 18, 1993, registered as SI/93-170,

    except that the employee shall, on the coming into force of this subsection, occupy their position in the Department of Industry under the authority of the Deputy Minister of Industry.

  • Marginal note:Idem

    (2) Nothing in this Act shall be construed as affecting the status of an employee who, immediately before the coming into force of this subsection, occupied a position in Investment Canada (other than an employee who occupied a position in the Investment Development Division of Investment Canada or who performed duties and functions in connection with that Division), except that the employee shall, on the coming into force of this Act, occupy their position in the Department of Industry under the authority of the Deputy Minister of Industry.

  • Marginal note:Definition of “employee”

    (3) In this section, employee has the same meaning as in subsection 2(1) of the Public Service Employment Act.

Marginal note:Transfer of appropriations

 Any amount appropriated, for the fiscal year in which this section comes into force, by an appropriation Act based on the Estimates for that year for defraying the charges and expenses of the public service of Canada within the Department of Consumer and Corporate Affairs or the Department of Industry, Science and Technology and that, on the day on which this Act comes into force, is unexpended, is deemed, on that day, to be an amount appropriated for defraying the charges and expenses of the Department of Industry.

Marginal note:Transfer of powers, duties and functions
  •  (1) Wherever under any Act of Parliament, any instrument made under an Act of Parliament or any contract, lease, licence or other document, a power, duty or function is vested in or exercisable by any of the persons referred to in subsection (2) in relation to any matter to which the powers, duties and functions of the Minister of Industry extend by virtue of this Act, the power, duty or function is vested in or exercisable by the Minister of Industry, the Deputy Minister of Industry or the appropriate officer of the Department of Industry, as the case may be, unless the Governor in Council by order designates another Minister, Deputy Minister or officer of the public service of Canada to exercise that power, duty or function.

  • Marginal note:Persons

    (2) For the purposes of subsection (1), the persons are:

    • (a) the Minister of Consumer and Corporate Affairs, the Minister of Industry, Science and Technology, the Minister responsible for Investment Canada and the Minister of Communications;

    • (b) the Deputy Minister of Consumer and Corporate Affairs, the Deputy Minister of Industry, Science and Technology, the Deputy Minister of Communications and the President of Investment Canada; and

    • (c) any officer of the Department of Consumer and Corporate Affairs, the Department of Industry, Science and Technology, the Department of Communications or Investment Canada.

Related Amendments

Access to Information Act

 [Amendments]

Broadcasting Act

 [Amendment]

Canada Corporations Act

 [Amendment]

Department of Communications Act

 [Amendments]

Department of Consumer and Corporate Affairs Act

 [Amendments]

Employment Support Act

 [Amendment]

Financial Administration Act

 [Amendments]

Income Tax Act

 [Amendment]

Investment Canada Act

 [Amendments]

Plant Breeders’ Rights Act

 [Amendments]

Privacy Act

 [Amendments]

Public Sector Compensation Act

 [Amendments]

Public Service Staff Relations Act

 [Amendment]

Salaries Act

 [Amendments]

References

  •  (1) and (2) [Amendments]

  • Marginal note:Other references

    (3) Every reference to the Minister of Consumer and Corporate Affairs or the Minister of Industry, Science and Technology in any other Act of Parliament, other than the Hazardous Materials Information Review Act, the Hazardous Products Act and the Department of Consumer and Corporate Affairs Act, or in any order, regulation or other instrument made under an Act of Parliament, other than those three Acts, shall, unless the context otherwise requires, be read as a reference to the Minister of Industry.

  • (4) [Amendment]

  •  (1) and (2) [Amendments]

  • Marginal note:Other references

    (3) Every reference to the Department of Consumer and Corporate Affairs and the Department of Industry, Science and Technology in any other Act of Parliament, other than the Hazardous Materials Information Review Act, the Hazardous Products Act and the Department of Consumer and Corporate Affairs Act, or in any order, regulation or other instrument made under an Act of Parliament, shall, unless the context otherwise requires, be read as a reference to the Department of Industry.

Repeals

 [Repeals]

Coming into Force

Marginal note:Coming into force

Footnote * This Act or any provision of this Act comes into force on a day or days to be fixed by order of the Governor in Council.

 
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