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Public Service Employment Regulations

Version of section 1 from 2006-03-22 to 2010-09-22:

Marginal note:Interpretation

 The following definitions apply in these Regulations.



Act means the Public Service Employment Act. (Loi)

acting appointment

nomination intérimaire

acting appointment means the temporary performance of the duties of another position by an employee, if the performance of those duties would have constituted a promotion had they been appointed to the position. (nomination intérimaire)

bilingual position

poste bilingue

bilingual position means a position identified by the deputy head as one for which the work to be performed requires proficiency in both official languages. (poste bilingue)

common-law partner

conjoint de fait

common-law partner, in relation to an individual, means a person who is cohabiting with the individual in a conjugal relationship, having so cohabited for a period of at least one year. (conjoint de fait)

excluded position

poste exclu

excluded position means a position excluded from the operation of the Act under the Office of the Governor General’s Secretary Exclusion Approval Order. (poste exclu)

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