Canada Elections Act

Version of section 15 from 2005-04-01 to 2019-01-18:


Marginal note:Rank, powers and duties

  •  (1) The Chief Electoral Officer shall rank as and have all the powers of a deputy head of a department, shall perform the duties of the office on a full-time basis and shall not hold any other office under Her Majesty or engage in any other employment.

  • Marginal note:Salary and expenses of Chief Electoral Officer

    (2) The Chief Electoral Officer shall be paid a salary equal to the salary of a judge of the Federal Court, other than the Chief Justice of that Court, and is entitled to be paid reasonable travel and living expenses while absent from his or her ordinary place of residence in the course of his or her duties.

  • Marginal note:Superannuation and compensation

    (3) The Chief Electoral Officer is deemed to be employed in the public service for the purposes of the Public Service Superannuation Act and to be employed in the federal public administration for the purposes of the Government Employees Compensation Act and any regulations made under section 9 of the Aeronautics Act.

  • Marginal note:Communication with Governor in Council

    (4) The Chief Electoral Officer shall communicate with the Governor in Council through the Minister for the purposes of this Act.

  • 2000, c. 9, s. 15;
  • 2002, c. 8, s. 116;
  • 2003, c. 22, s. 101(E).
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