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Asia-Pacific Foundation of Canada Act

Version of section 4 from 2002-12-31 to 2005-06-28:

Marginal note:Powers

 The Foundation has the capacity of a natural person and, without restricting the generality of the foregoing, the Foundation may,

  • (a) initiate, finance and administer programs and activities relevant to its purpose;

  • (b) support, assist and implement programs and activities by government, public or private organizations and agencies or by individuals for the furtherance of its purpose;

  • (c) enter into contracts or agreements with governments, public or private organizations and agencies or with individuals;

  • (d) publish or otherwise disseminate information of all kinds related to its purpose;

  • (e) sponsor or support conferences, seminars and other meetings related to its purpose;

  • (f) establish, maintain and operate information and data centres and facilities for research and other activities related to its purpose;

  • (g) establish and award scholarships or fellowships for study related to its purpose;

  • (h) give recognition, by such means as it deems appropriate, for outstanding contributions to the development of Canada’s relationship with countries of the Asia-Pacific region;

  • (i) acquire and hold real property or any interest therein and sell or otherwise dispose of the same;

  • (j) acquire any property, money or securities by gift, bequest or otherwise, and hold, expend, invest, administer or dispose of any such property, money or securities subject to the terms, if any, on which the property, money or securities is given, bequeathed or otherwise made available to the Foundation;

  • (k) expend, for the purpose of the Foundation, such moneys as may be appropriated by Parliament or by any other government for the activities of the Foundation or received by it through the conduct of its operations;

  • (l) expend, for the purposes of the Foundation, all amounts received from individuals, corporations and organizations as contributions to the Foundation for its activities; and

  • (m) do such other things as are conducive to the fulfilment of its purpose and to the exercise of its powers.

  • 1984, c. 12, s. 4

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