Marginal note:References in Acts of Parliament to the “official languages”
92 In every Act of Parliament, a reference to the “official languages” or the “official languages of Canada” shall be construed as a reference to the languages declared by subsection 16(1) of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms to be the official languages of Canada.
93 The Governor in Council may make regulations
(a) prescribing anything that the Governor in Council considers necessary to effect compliance with this Act in the conduct of the affairs of federal institutions other than the Senate, House of Commons, Library of Parliament, office of the Senate Ethics Officer, office of the Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner, Parliamentary Protective Service or office of the Parliamentary Budget Officer; and
(b) prescribing anything that is by this Act to be prescribed by regulation of the Governor in Council.
- R.S., 1985, c. 31 (4th Supp.), s. 93;
- 2004, c. 7, s. 30;
- 2006, c. 9, s. 25;
- 2015, c. 36, s. 149;
- 2017, c. 20, s. 184.
PART XIIRelated Amendments
94 to 99 [Amendments]
PART XIIIConsequential Amendments
100 to 103 [Amendments]
PART XIVTransitional Provisions, Repeal and Coming into Force
104 and 105 [Repealed, R.S., 1985, c. 31 (4th Supp.), s. 106]
Marginal note:Commissioner remains in office
107 The person holding office as Commissioner on the coming into force of Part IX shall continue in office as Commissioner and shall be deemed to have been appointed under this Act but to have been appointed at the time he was appointed under the Official Languages Act, being chapter O-2 of the Revised Statutes of Canada, 1970.
Marginal note:Payments to Crown corporations
108 (1) In respect of the four fiscal years immediately following the date this section comes into force, the President of the Treasury Board may make payments to Crown corporations to assist them in the timely implementation of this Act.
(2) Any sums required for the purpose referred to in subsection (1) shall be paid out of such moneys as may be appropriated by Parliament for that purpose.
Coming into Force
Marginal note:Coming into force
Return to footnote *[Note: Sections 1 to 93, subsection 534(3) of the Criminal Code, as enacted by section 95, and sections 96 and 98 to 109 in force September 15, 1988, and section 97 in force February 1, 1989, see SI/88-197; section 530.1 of the Criminal Code, as enacted by section 94, shall come into force in accordance with subsection 534(2) of the Criminal Code, as enacted by section 95.]
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