6. (1) In administering these Regulations, the Ministers may refer any matter to an adviser to be appointed with the approval of the Treasury Board called the “Adviser on Claims under the Agreement” but the Ministers are not bound by the findings and recommendations of the adviser.
(2) The adviser shall, if so requested by the Ministers, enquire into and make reports and recommendations to the Ministers concerning
(a) the validity of claims by Canadian claimants under the Agreement;
(b) the amount to which a Canadian claimant is entitled under Articles I and II of the Agreement in respect of a claim;
(c) the division as between the Canadian claimants of the moneys to be paid out by the Ministers; and
(d) any other matter arising out of the administration of these Regulations.
(3) The Treasury Board shall determine
(a) the remuneration to be paid to the adviser; and
(b) whether the adviser’s remuneration and expenses shall be
(i) paid out of the Foreign Claims Fund,
(ii) paid out of moneys provided by Parliament, or
(iii) apportioned in such manner as Treasury Board may direct between the Foreign Claims Fund and the moneys provided by Parliament.
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