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Access to Information Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. A-1)

Act current to 2020-06-28 and last amended on 2020-06-21. Previous Versions

PART 2Proactive Publication of Information (continued)

Government Institutions (continued)

Marginal note:Publication not required

  •  (1) A head of a government institution is not required to cause to be published any of the information, any part of the information, any of the materials or any part of the materials referred to in any of sections 82 to 88 if that information, that part of the information, those materials or that part of those materials were set out in a record and, in dealing with a request for access to that record, he or she could under Part 1 refuse to disclose that record, in whole or in part, for a reason that is set out in that Part.

  • Marginal note:Publication not permitted

    (2) A head of a government institution shall not cause to be published any of the information, any part of the information, any of the materials or any part of the materials referred to in any of sections 82 to 88 if that information, that part of the information, those materials or that part of those materials were set out in a record and, in dealing with a request for access to that record, he or she would be required under Part 1 to refuse to disclose that record, in whole or in part, for a reason that is set out in that Part or because that Part does not apply to the information or materials in question.

  • 2019, c. 18, s. 37

Office of the Registrar of the Supreme Court of Canada, Courts Administration Service and Office of the Commissioner for Federal Judicial Affairs

Interpretation

Marginal note:Definitions

 The following definitions apply in sections 90.02 to 90.24.

Chief Administrator

Chief Administrator means the Chief Administrator of the Courts Administration Service. (administrateur en chef)

Commissioner

Commissioner means the Commissioner for Federal Judicial Affairs. (commissaire)

quarter

quarter means a three-month period that begins on the first day of January, April, July or October. (trimestre)

Registrar

Registrar means the Registrar of the Supreme Court of Canada. (registraire)

  • 2019, c. 18, s. 38

Office of the Registrar of the Supreme Court of Canada

Marginal note:Definitions

 The following definitions apply in this section and sections 90.03 to 90.09.

Deputy Registrar

Deputy Registrar means the Deputy Registrar of the Supreme Court. (registraire adjoint)

Office of the Registrar of the Supreme Court

Office of the Registrar of the Supreme Court means the Registrar and that portion of the federal public administration appointed under subsection 12(2) of the Supreme Court Act. (Bureau du registraire de la Cour Suprême)

Supreme Court

Supreme Court means the Supreme Court of Canada. (Cour suprême)

  • 2019, c. 18, s. 38

Marginal note:Travel expenses — Registrar and Deputy Registrar

 Within 30 days after the end of the quarter in which any travel expenses incurred by the Registrar or the Deputy Registrar are reimbursed, the Registrar shall cause to be published in electronic form the following information:

  • (a) the Registrar’s or Deputy Registrar’s name, as applicable;

  • (b) the purpose of the travel;

  • (c) the dates of the travel;

  • (d) the places visited;

  • (e) the total cost for each of the following classes of expenses:

    • (i) transportation,

    • (ii) lodging,

    • (iii) meals and any incidental expenses, and

    • (iv) other expenses; and

  • (f) the total amount of the travel expenses.

  • 2019, c. 18, s. 38

Marginal note:Hospitality expenses — Registrar and Deputy Registrar

 Within 30 days after the end of the quarter in which any expenses incurred by the Registrar or the Deputy Registrar for a hospitality activity are reimbursed, the Registrar shall cause to be published in electronic form the following information:

  • (a) the Registrar’s or Deputy Registrar’s name, as applicable;

  • (b) the purpose of the hospitality activity;

  • (c) the date of the hospitality activity;

  • (d) the municipality in which the hospitality activity took place;

  • (e) the name of any commercial establishment or vendor involved in the hospitality activity;

  • (f) the number of persons who attended the hospitality activity; and

  • (g) the total amount of the expenses for the hospitality activity.

  • 2019, c. 18, s. 38

Marginal note:Contracts over $10,000

  •  (1) Within 30 days after the end of the quarter in which a contract that is in relation to the activities of the Office of the Registrar of the Supreme Court and that has a value of more than $10,000 is entered into, the Registrar shall cause to be published in electronic form the following information:

    • (a) the subject matter of the contract;

    • (b) the names of the parties;

    • (c) the contract period;

    • (d) the value of the contract; and

    • (e) the reference number assigned to the contract, if any.

  • Marginal note:Contracts of $10,000 or less

    (2) Within 30 days after the end of the quarter in which a contract — that has been entered into in relation to the activities of the Office of the Registrar of the Supreme Court and that has a value of $10,000 or less — is amended so that its value exceeds $10,000, the Registrar shall cause to be published in electronic form the information referred to in paragraphs (1)(a) to (e) with respect to the contract as amended.

  • Marginal note:Increase or decrease in value of contract

    (3) Within 30 days after the end of the quarter in which a contract referred to in subsection (1) or (2) is amended so that its value is increased or decreased, the Registrar shall cause to be published in electronic form the value of the contract as amended.

  • 2019, c. 18, s. 38

Marginal note:Incidental expenditures — judges

 Within 30 days after the end of the quarter in which any incidental expenditure incurred by any judge of the Supreme Court is reimbursed under subsection 27(1) of the Judges Act, the Registrar shall cause to be published in electronic form the following information:

  • (a) the total amount of the incidental expenditures reimbursed;

  • (b) the number of judges to whom a reimbursement was made;

  • (c) a detailed description of each class of incidental expenditures reimbursed;

  • (d) the number of judges who received a reimbursement for each class of incidental expenditures; and

  • (e) the applicable guidelines.

  • 2019, c. 18, s. 38

Marginal note:Representational allowances — judges

 Within 30 days after the end of the quarter in which any travel or other expenses incurred by any judge of the Supreme Court or his or her spouse or common-law partner are reimbursed under subsection 27(6) of the Judges Act as a representational allowance, the Registrar shall cause to be published in electronic form the following information:

  • (a) the total amount of the expenses reimbursed;

  • (b) the number of judges to whom a reimbursement was made;

  • (c) a detailed description of each class of expenses reimbursed;

  • (d) the number of judges who received a reimbursement for each class of expenses; and

  • (e) the applicable guidelines.

  • 2019, c. 18, s. 38

Marginal note:Travel allowances — judges

 Within 30 days after the end of the quarter in which any moving, transportation, travel or other expenses incurred by any judge of the Supreme Court are reimbursed under section 34 of the Judges Act as a travel allowance, the Registrar shall cause to be published in electronic form the following information:

  • (a) the total amount of the expenses reimbursed;

  • (b) the number of judges to whom a reimbursement was made;

  • (c) a detailed description of each class of expenses reimbursed;

  • (d) the number of judges who received a reimbursement for each class of expenses; and

  • (e) the applicable guidelines.

  • 2019, c. 18, s. 38
 
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