Parliament of Canada Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. P-1)

Act current to 2014-08-05 and last amended on 2013-12-12. Previous Versions

Expenses

Marginal note:Moving, transportation, travel and telecommunication expenses
  •  (1) For each session of Parliament, there shall be allowed to every member of each House of Parliament such actual moving, transportation, travel and telecommunication expenses as that House may, by order, prescribe.

  • Marginal note:Motor vehicle allowances

    (2) In addition to the expenses payable pursuant to subsection (1), there shall be paid annually

    • (a) to each minister of the Crown, a motor vehicle allowance of two thousand dollars;

    • (b) to the member holding the recognized position of Leader of the Opposition in the House of Commons, a motor vehicle allowance of two thousand dollars; and

    • (c) to each of the Speakers of the Senate and the House of Commons, a motor vehicle allowance of one thousand dollars.

  • (3) and (4) [Repealed, 2001, c. 20, s. 5]

  • R.S., 1985, c. P-1, s. 63;
  • 1993, c. 28, s. 78;
  • 2000, c. 9, s. 565;
  • 2001, c. 20, s. 5.

 [Repealed, 2001, c. 20, s. 6]

Marginal note:Statement of attendance
  •  (1) For each session of Parliament, at the end of each month and at the end of the session, every member of each House of Parliament shall furnish the Clerk of that House with a statement, signed by the member, of the number of days attendance during the month or session, as the case may be, and, in the case of the inclusion of days on which the member has failed to attend by reason of illness, setting out that fact and that the absence was due to that illness and was unavoidable.

  • Marginal note:Statement of travel and other expenses

    (2) Every member of each House of Parliament applying for an allowance for travel expenses shall furnish the Clerk of that House with a statement, signed by the member, of the actual moving or transportation expenses as provided for in subsection 63(1).

  • R.S., 1985, c. P-1, s. 65;
  • 2001, c. 20, s. 7.
Marginal note:Regulations respecting Parliamentary Secretary’s expenses

 The Governor in Council may make regulations providing for the payment to a Parliamentary Secretary of reasonable travel and other expenses

  • (a) incurred by, and in the discharge of the duties of, the Parliamentary Secretary during a session of Parliament while away from Ottawa; or

  • (b) incurred by the Parliamentary Secretary in the discharge of the duties, while away from the ordinary place of residence, of the Parliamentary Secretary during a period when Parliament is not in session.

  • R.S., c. P-1, s. 5.

 [Repealed, 2001, c. 20, s. 8]