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Expenditure Restraint Act (S.C. 2009, c. 2, s. 393)

Act current to 2020-11-17 and last amended on 2017-09-21. Previous Versions

Administration (continued)

Marginal note:Debt due to Her Majesty

  •  (1) Every amount paid — including amounts paid before the day on which this Act comes into force — to any person in excess of the amount that should have been paid as a result of this Act is a debt due to Her Majesty and may be recovered as such.

  • Marginal note:Overpayment

    (2) Any amount that is a debt due to Her Majesty as a result of subsection (1) is deemed to be an overpayment to which subsection 155(3) of the Financial Administration Act applies.

  • Marginal note:Application

    (3) For greater certainty, subsection (1) applies to, but is not limited to, the following amounts:

    • (a) amounts paid under a provision that by the operation of this Act is of no effect or is deemed never to have had effect; and

    • (b) amounts paid as a result of the payment of any amount referred to in paragraph (a).

Marginal note:Orders

 The Governor in Council may, on the recommendation of the Treasury Board, by order, amend Schedule 1 by adding to or deleting from it the name of any Crown corporation or public body.

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