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Financial Consumer Agency of Canada Act

Version of section 5.1 from 2010-07-12 to 2013-03-26:

Marginal note:Minister’s direction

  •  (1) The Minister may give a written direction to the Commissioner if the Minister is of the opinion that it can strengthen consumer protection and the public’s confidence in that protection or enhance the public’s financial literacy.

  • Marginal note:Notification of implementation

    (2) After implementing the direction, the Commissioner shall notify the Minister without delay that the direction has been implemented.

  • Marginal note:Best interests

    (3) The Commissioner’s compliance with a direction is deemed to be in the best interests of the Agency.

  • Marginal note:Statutory Instruments Act

    (4) The Statutory Instruments Act does not apply to a direction given under subsection (1).

  • Marginal note:Publication

    (5) The Minister shall cause a notice to be published in the Canada Gazette that a direction was given under subsection (1) as soon as is feasible after the direction is implemented.

  • 2010, c. 12, s. 1853

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