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Canadian Space Agency Act

Version of section 16 from 2005-04-01 to 2005-12-30:

Marginal note:Employees

  •  (1) Such employees as are necessary for the proper conduct of the work of the Agency shall be appointed in accordance with the Public Service Employment Act.

  • Marginal note:Astronauts

    (2) Notwithstanding subsection (1), the Agency may appoint and employ astronauts in positions in the Agency and may, with the approval of the Governor in Council, establish the terms and conditions, including remuneration, of their employment.

  • Marginal note:Act not applicable

    (3) The Public Service Labour Relations Act does not apply to any person employed in the Agency pursuant to subsection (2).

  • Marginal note:Acts and regulations applicable

    (4) Each person employed in the Agency pursuant to 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 pursuant to section 9 of the Aeronautics Act, and to be employed in the public service for the purposes of the Public Service Superannuation Act and for the purposes of being eligible to enter competitions under the Public Service Employment Act and of sections 11 and 13 of the last-named Act.

  • 1990, c. 13, s. 16
  • 2003, c. 22, ss. 147, 223(E)

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