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

Act current to 2014-11-11 and last amended on 2013-12-12. Previous Versions

RELATED PROVISIONS

  • — 2001, c. 20, s. 30

    • Amendments apply to members who make an election and to future members
      • Footnote *30. (1) The provisions of the Parliament of Canada Act, the Members of Parliament Retiring Allowances Act and the Salaries Act, as amended by this Act, apply

        • (a) to any member of the Senate or the House of Commons who files an election in writing with the Clerk of that House, within 90 days after the day on which this section comes into force, to have them apply to the member; and

        • (b) to any person who becomes a member of the Senate or the House of Commons after the day on which this section comes into force.

      • Failure to elect

        Footnote *(2) The provisions amended or repealed by this Act, other than paragraph 80(1)(a) of the Parliament of Canada Act as enacted by section 13, apply to any member who fails to make an election under paragraph (1)(a) as they read immediately before the day on which this section comes into force.

      • Deemed election

        (3) A member who dies before making an election under paragraph (1)(a) is deemed to have elected immediately before the member’s death to have the provisions referred to in subsection (1) apply to the member.

      • Election irrevocable

        (4) An election under paragraph (1)(a) is irrevocable.

  • — 2004, c. 16, s. 24.1

    • Retroactive coming into force

      24.1 Despite Order in Council P.C. 2003-1118 of July 24, 2003 and registered as SI/2003-142, paragraphs 60(g) and (h) of the Parliament of Canada Act, as enacted by subsection 10(2) of An Act to amend the Members of Parliament Retiring Allowances Act and the Parliament of Canada Act, being chapter 16 of the Statutes of Canada, 2003, are deemed to have come into force on January 1, 2001.

  • — 2006, c. 9, s. 3

    • Positions
      • 3. (1) An employee who occupies a position in the office of the Ethics Commissioner immediately before the day on which section 81 of the Parliament of Canada Act, as enacted by section 28 of this Act, comes into force continues in that position, except that from that day the employee occupies that position in the office of the Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner.

      • Transfer of appropriation

        (2) 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 office of the Ethics Commissioner that, on the day on which this section comes into force, is unexpended is deemed, on that day, to be an amount appropriated for defraying the charges and expenses of the office of the Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner.

      • References

        (3) Every reference to the Ethics Commissioner in any deed, contract, agreement, instrument or other document executed by that person is to be read as a reference to the Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner, unless the context otherwise requires.

      • Continuation of proccedings

        (4) Any action, suit or other legal or administrative proceeding to which the Ethics Commissioner is a party that is pending on the coming into force of this section may be continued by or against the Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner in a similar manner and to the same extent as it would have been continued by or against the Ethics Commissioner.

      • Transfer of data

        (5) All information that, on the day on which this section comes into force, is in the possession or control of the Ethics Commissioner relating to the exercise of his or her powers, duties and functions under the Parliament of Canada Act is, as of that day, under the control of the Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner.

      • Jurisdiction of the Commissioner

        (6) The Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner has, with respect to persons subject to and obligations established by The Conflict of Interest and Post-Employment Code for Public Office Holders, as issued from time to time, the same powers, duties and functions that the Ethics Counsellor or Ethics Commissioner had in relation to those persons and obligations. In addition, the Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner has all the powers, duties and functions of the Commissioner under the Conflict of Interest Act in relation to those persons and obligations.

      • Exception

        (7) Subsection (6) does not apply to any person or obligation in respect of which the Ethics Counsellor or Ethics Commissioner had reached a final decision.

      • Request from parliamentarian

        (8) A member of the Senate or House of Commons may, with respect to persons subject to and obligations established by The Conflict of Interest and Post-Employment Code for Public Office Holders, as issued from time to time, make a request to the Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner in accordance with section 44 of the Conflict of Interest Act.