Marginal note:Relocation of spouse or common-law partner
9. (1) An employee who is on a leave of absence granted as a result of the relocation of their spouse or common-law partner and who is not entitled to be appointed under subsection 41(1) of the Act is entitled to appointment in priority to all persons, other than those referred to in section 40 and subsections 41(1) and (4) of the Act, to any position in the public service for which the Commission is satisfied that the employee meets the essential qualifications referred to in paragraph 30(2)(a) of the Act.
Marginal note:Entitlement period
(2) The entitlement period begins on the day on which the period of the leave of absence begins and ends on the earliest of
(a) the day on which the period of leave of absence ends,
(b) the day on which the employee is appointed to a position in the public service for an indeterminate period, and
(c) the day on which the employee declines an appointment to a position in the public service for an indeterminate period without good and sufficient reason.
- SOR/2007-11, s. 6.
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