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Borrowing Authority Act

Version of section 4 from 2021-05-06 to 2022-08-08:


Marginal note:Maximum amount that may be borrowed

 Despite section 3 and any other Act of Parliament, but subject to section 6, the total of the following amounts must not at any time exceed $1,831,000,000,000:

  • (a) the total amount of money borrowed by the Minister under section 3, the Financial Administration Act and the borrowing authority Acts listed in the schedule,

  • (b) the total amount of money borrowed by way of the issue and sale of Canada Mortgage Bonds that are guaranteed by the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, and

  • (c) the total amount of money borrowed by all agent corporations, by way of the issue and sale of their securities or otherwise, other than

    • (i) amounts that they borrowed from Her Majesty in right of Canada, and

    • (ii) amounts that they are deemed under any other Act of Parliament to have borrowed.

  • 2017, c. 20, s. 103 “4”
  • 2021, c. 7, s. 15
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