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Canadian High Arctic Research Station Act (S.C. 2014, c. 39, s. 145)

Act current to 2020-11-17 and last amended on 2018-06-21. Previous Versions

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  • — 2014, c. 39, s. 146

    • Definitions

      146 The following definitions apply in this section and in sections 147 to 156.

      CHARS

      CHARS means the Canadian High Arctic Research Station established by subsection 4(1) of the Canadian High Arctic Research Station Act, enacted by section 145. (SCREA)

      Commission

      Commission means the Canadian Polar Commission established by section 3 of the Canadian Polar Commission Act, as that section read immediately before section 169 comes into force. (Commission)

  • — 2014, c. 39, s. 147

    • Board of Directors of Commission

      147 Despite subsection 8(1) of the Canadian High Arctic Research Station Act, enacted by section 145, the persons who, immediately before the day on which section 145 comes into force, held the office of Vice-Chairperson or other member of the Board of Directors of the Commission — other than the office of Chairperson of that Board — hold the office, beginning on that day, of Vice-chairperson or other member of the Board of Directors of CHARS, respectively, until the expiry of their appointment, their removal from office or their resignation.

  • — 2014, c. 39, s. 148

    • Employment — Commission

      148 Nothing in this Division is to be construed as affecting the status of any person who, immediately before the day on which section 145 comes into force, occupied a position in the Commission, except that the person, beginning on that day, occupies their position in CHARS.

  • — 2014, c. 39, s. 149

    • Employment — Arctic Science and Technology Directorate

      149 Nothing in this Division is to be construed as affecting the status of any person who, immediately before the day on which this section comes into force, occupied a position in the portion of the Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development known as the Arctic Science and Technology Directorate, except that the person, beginning on that day, occupies their position in CHARS.

  • — 2014, c. 39, s. 150

    • Commission’s actions deemed CHARS’s

      150 Everything done, or purported to have been done, by the Commission or its Board of Directors before the day on which section 145 comes into force is deemed, on that day, to have been done by CHARS or its Board of Directors, respectively.

  • — 2014, c. 39, s. 151

    • References — Commission

      151 Every reference to the Commission in any deed, contract, agreement or other document is, beginning on the day on which section 145 comes into force, to be read as a reference to CHARS unless the context otherwise requires.

  • — 2014, c. 39, s. 152

    • Transfer of rights, property and obligations — Commission

      152 All rights, personal property or movables and real property or immovables of the Commission and all obligations of the Commission are transferred to CHARS on the day on which section 145 comes into force.

  • — 2014, c. 39, s. 153

    • Commencement of legal proceedings

      153 Every action, suit or other legal proceeding in respect of an obligation or liability incurred by the Commission may, beginning on the day on which section 145 comes into force, be brought against CHARS.

  • — 2014, c. 39, s. 154

    • Continuation of legal proceedings

      154 In every action, suit or other legal proceeding to which the Commission is party that is pending in any court immediately before the day on which section 145 comes into force, CHARS takes the place of the Commission as party on that day, and, beginning on that day, the action, suit or proceeding may be continued by or against CHARS in the same manner and to the same extent as it could have been continued by or against the Commission.

  • — 2014, c. 39, s. 155

    • Transfer of appropriations — Commission

      155 Any amount that is appropriated by an Act of Parliament for the fiscal year in which section 145 comes into force to defray the charges and expenses of the Commission and that is unexpended on the day on which that section comes into force is deemed, on that day, to be an amount appropriated to defray the charges and expenses of CHARS.

  • — 2014, c. 39, s. 156

    • Transfer of appropriations — Arctic Science and Technology Directorate

      156 Any amount that is appropriated by an Act of Parliament for the fiscal year in which this section comes into force to defray the charges and expenses of the Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development related to the portion of that Department known as the Arctic Science and Technology Directorate and that is unexpended on the day on which this section comes into force is deemed, on that day, to be an amount appropriated to defray the charges and expenses of CHARS.

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