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Canada School of Public Service Act (S.C. 1991, c. 16)

Act current to 2020-11-02 and last amended on 2019-06-17. Previous Versions

Officers and Employees (continued)

President (continued)

Marginal note:Reappointment

 On the expiration of any term of office, the President is eligible to be reappointed for a further term.

  • 1991, c. 16, s. 14
  • 2003, c. 22, s. 30

Other Officers and Employees

Marginal note:Appointments under Public Service Employment Act

  •  (1) The officers and employees necessary for the conduct of the work of the School shall be appointed in accordance with the Public Service Employment Act.

  • Marginal note:Other appointments

    (2) Despite subsection (1), the President may, on behalf of the School, appoint and employ teaching and research staff and may, with the approval of the Treasury Board, establish the terms and conditions of their employment, including their remuneration.

  • Marginal note:Act not applicable

    (3) The Federal Public Sector Labour Relations Act does not apply to any person employed by the School under subsection (2).

  • Marginal note:Acts and regulations applicable

    (4) Each person employed by the School under subsection (2) is deemed to be an employee for the purposes of the Government Employees Compensation Act, to be employed in the federal public administration for the purposes of any regulations made under section 9 of the Aeronautics Act, and to be employed in the public service for the purposes of the Public Service Superannuation Act.

  • 1991, c. 16, s. 15
  • 2003, c. 22, ss. 31, 133(E)
  • 2017, c. 9, s. 55

Teaching and Research Services

Marginal note:Contracts

 The President may enter into contracts for the provision of teaching and research services to the School and for other professional services connected with the management of the programs of the School.

  • 1991, c. 16, s. 16
  • 2003, c. 22, s. 32

 [Repealed, 2012, c. 19, s. 520]


Marginal note:Setting amount of fees

  •  (1) The President may, with the Treasury Board’s approval, prescribe the fees or the manner of determining the fees

    • (a) to be charged for any service or for the use of any facility provided by the School; or

    • (b) to be charged by the School when selling, licensing the use of or otherwise making available any copyright, trademark or other similar property right held, controlled or administered by the School.

  • Marginal note:Offset

    (2) Subject to any conditions imposed by the Treasury Board, the revenue from fees received by the School in a fiscal year through the conduct of its operations may be spent by the School for its purposes in that, or the next, fiscal year.

  • 1991, c. 16, s. 18
  • 2001, c. 4, s. 69(F)
  • 2003, c. 22, s. 32
  • 2012, c. 19, s. 521
  • 2014, c. 20, s. 366(E)

Review and Report

Marginal note:Annual report

  •  (1) The Minister shall, as soon as feasible after the end of each fiscal year but no later than the end of the calendar year in which that fiscal year ends, cause to be laid before each House of Parliament a report of the operations of the School for that fiscal year.

  • Marginal note:Reports required by Treasury Board

    (2) The obligation imposed by subsection (1) may be satisfied by the tabling of any reports of the School’s operations required by the Treasury Board that contain the information required by that subsection.

  • Marginal note:Review and report

    (3) The President shall, before December 1, 2006 and within every five years after that date, cause a review and report to be made of the School’s activities and organization.

  • Marginal note:Tabling in Parliament

    (4) The Minister shall cause a copy of the report referred to in subsection (3) to be laid before each House of Parliament within the first thirty days that that House is sitting after the report is made.

  • 1991, c. 16, s. 19
  • 2003, c. 22, s. 34
  • 2012, c. 19, s. 522

 [Repealed, 2003, c. 22, s. 35]

Consequential Amendments


Coming into Force

Marginal note:Coming into force

Footnote * This Act shall come into force on a day to be fixed by order of the Governor in Council.

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