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Canadian Space Agency Act

Version of section 12 from 2002-12-31 to 2012-03-15:

Marginal note:President

  •  (1) The Governor in Council shall appoint an officer, to be called the President of the Agency, to hold office during pleasure for a term not exceeding five years.

  • Marginal note:Chief executive officer

    (2) The President is the chief executive officer of the Agency and, under the direction of the Minister, has control and supervision over the work, officers and employees of the Agency.

  • Marginal note:Acting President

    (3) In the event of the absence or incapacity of the President or a vacancy in that office, the Executive Vice-President shall act as the President for the time being unless the Minister appoints another person to so act, but no person may act as President for a period exceeding ninety days without the approval of the Governor in Council.

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