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Auditor General Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. A-17)

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Act current to 2022-09-22 and last amended on 2022-07-26. Previous Versions

Sustainable Development (continued)

Marginal note:Duty to monitor

  •  (1) The Commissioner shall make any examinations and inquiries that the Commissioner considers necessary in order to monitor

    • (a) the extent to which designated entities have contributed to meeting the targets set out in the Federal Sustainable Development Strategy and have met the objectives, and implemented the plans, set out in their own sustainable development strategies laid before the Houses of Parliament under section 11 or 12 of the Federal Sustainable Development Act; and

    • (b) the replies by Ministers required by subsection 22(3).

  • Marginal note:Commissioner’s report

    (2) The Commissioner shall, on behalf of the Auditor General, report annually to Parliament concerning anything that the Commissioner considers should be brought to the attention of Parliament in relation to environmental and other aspects of sustainable development, including

    • (a) the extent to which designated entities have contributed to meeting the targets set out in the Federal Sustainable Development Strategy and have met the objectives, and implemented the plans, set out in their own sustainable development strategies laid before the Houses of Parliament under section 11 or 12 of the Federal Sustainable Development Act;

    • (b) the number of petitions recorded as required by subsection 22(1), the subject-matter of the petitions and their status; and

    • (c) the exercising of the authority of the Governor in Council under sections 12.2 and 12.3 of the Federal Sustainable Development Act.

  • Marginal note:Duty to examine

    (3) The Commissioner shall examine the report required under subsection 7(2) of the Federal Sustainable Development Act in order to assess the fairness of the information contained in the report with respect to the progress of the federal government in implementing the Federal Sustainable Development Strategy and meeting its targets.

  • Marginal note:Duty to report

    (4) The results of any assessment conducted under subsection (3) shall be included in the report referred to in subsection (2) or in the annual report, or in any of the three additional reports, referred to in subsection 7(1).

  • Marginal note:Submission and tabling of report

    (5) The report required by subsection (2) shall be submitted to the Speakers of the Senate and the House of Commons and the Speakers shall lay it before their respective Houses on any of the next 15 days on which that House is sitting after the Speaker receives the report.

 [Repealed, 2008, c. 33, s. 18]

 
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