PART XCrown Corporations (continued)
DIVISION IIIFinancial Management and Control (continued)
152 [Repealed, 2012, c. 19, s. 220]
Commercially Detrimental Information
Marginal note:Commercially detrimental information
153 (1) Nothing in this Part or the Statutory Instruments Act shall be construed as requiring the tabling before either House of Parliament of any information the publication of which, in the opinion of the appropriate Minister, would be detrimental to the commercial interests of a parent Crown corporation or a wholly-owned subsidiary of a parent Crown corporation.
(2) Where information in a directive is not tabled pursuant to subsection (1), the appropriate Minister shall cause that information to be laid before each House of Parliament on any of the first fifteen days on which that House is sitting after he is notified that the directive has been implemented.
(3) Before forming an opinion whether the publication of any information would be detrimental as described in subsection (1), the appropriate Minister shall consult the board of directors of the parent Crown corporation concerned or whose wholly-owned subsidiary is concerned, as the case may be.
(4) Subsection (1) does not apply in respect of the annual auditor’s report referred to in subsection 132(1) or the report of an examiner referred to in section 141.
- 1984, c. 31, s. 11.
Marginal note:Contravention of Act or regulations
154 Where a director, chairperson or chief executive officer of a Crown corporation has wilfully contravened this Part or the regulations, or has wilfully caused the corporation to contravene this Part or the regulations, the Governor in Council may suspend him, with or without remuneration, for such period as the Governor in Council deems appropriate.
- R.S., 1985, c. F-11, s. 154;
- 2005, c. 30, s. 133(E).
Marginal note:Fraud against Her Majesty
154.01 (1) A director, officer or employee of a Crown corporation who, by deceit, falsehood or other fraudulent means, in connection with the collection, management or disbursement of money belonging to the corporation, defrauds the corporation of any money, securities, property or service is guilty of an indictable offence and liable on conviction
(a) if the amount of the money or the value of the securities, property or service does not exceed $5,000, to a fine not exceeding $5,000 and to imprisonment for a term not exceeding five years; or
(b) if the amount of the money or the value of the securities, property or service exceeds $5,000, to a fine not exceeding that amount or that value and to imprisonment for a term not exceeding fourteen years.
(2) A person who is convicted of an offence under subsection (1) in respect of a corporation is, after the time for final appeal has expired, ineligible to be an employee of the corporation.
- 2006, c. 9, s. 269.
DIVISION VImplementation of the North American Free Trade Agreement
Marginal note:Giving effect to the Agreement
(2) The Governor in Council may, on the recommendation of the Treasury Board and the appropriate Minister made at the request of a Crown corporation, make such regulations in relation to that corporation as the Governor in Council considers necessary for the purpose of implementing any provision of the Agreement that pertains to that corporation.
(3) In subsections (1) and (2), Agreement has the same meaning as in subsection 2(1) of the North American Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act.
- 1993, c. 44, s. 157.
Marginal note:Deduction and set-off
(a) Her Majesty in right of Canada, or
(b) Her Majesty in right of a province on account of taxes payable to any province, and an agreement exists between Canada and the province whereby Canada is authorized to collect the tax on behalf of the province,
the appropriate Minister responsible for the recovery or collection of the amount of the indebtedness may authorize the retention of the amount of the indebtedness by way of deduction from or set-off against any sum of money that may be due or payable by Her Majesty in right of Canada to the person or the estate of that person.
Marginal note:Payments in respect of which Canada has contributed
(2) Where, in the opinion of the Minister of Finance,
(a) any person is indebted to a province by reason of having received from the province a payment, in respect of which Canada has contributed under any Act, to which that person was not entitled, and
(b) the province has made reasonable efforts to effect recovery of the amount of such indebtedness,
the Minister may require the retention of the amount of the indebtedness by way of deduction from or set-off against any sum of money that may be due and payable by Her Majesty in right of Canada to that person, and the amount so deducted, less the portion thereof that in the opinion of the Minister is proportionate to the contribution in respect thereof made by Canada, may be paid to the province out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund.
Marginal note:Recovery of over-payment
(3) The Receiver General may recover any over-payment made out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund on account of salary, wages, pay or pay and allowances out of any sum of money that may be due or payable by Her Majesty in right of Canada to the person to whom the over-payment was made.
Marginal note:Consent of other Minister
(4) No amount may be retained under subsection (1) without the consent of the appropriate Minister under whose responsibility the payment of the sum of money due or payable referred to in that subsection would but for that subsection be made.
- R.S., c. F-10, s. 95;
- 1980-81-82-83, c. 170, s. 21;
- 1984, c. 31, s. 12.
Marginal note:Interest on amounts owed to Her Majesty
155.1 (1) Subject to subsections (4) and (5) and except as otherwise provided by or pursuant to any other Act of Parliament, or any regulation, order, contract or arrangement, interest is payable to Her Majesty in accordance with the regulations on any amount owed to Her Majesty
Marginal note:Administrative charge
(2) Subject to subsections (4) and (5) and except as otherwise provided by or pursuant to any other Act of Parliament, or any regulation, order, contract or arrangement, an administrative charge is payable in accordance with the regulations where, in payment or settlement of an amount due to Her Majesty, a person
Marginal note:Debt due to Her Majesty
(3) Any interest or administrative charge payable pursuant to this section is a debt due to Her Majesty and may be recovered pursuant to section 155 or in any court of competent jurisdiction.
Marginal note:No interest or administrative charge payable
(4) No interest or administrative charge is payable pursuant to this section where the appropriate Minister waives the interest or administrative charge in accordance with the regulations.
Marginal note:Reduced interest or administrative charge payable
(5) Where the appropriate Minister, in accordance with the regulations, reduces any interest or administrative charge that would otherwise be payable pursuant to this section, the reduced interest or administrative charge is the amount payable.
(6) The Treasury Board may make regulations prescribing
(a) rates of interest, or the manner of calculating rates of interest, payable under subsection (1);
(b) administrative charges, or the manner of calculating administrative charges, payable under subsection (2);
(c) terms and conditions for the imposition and payment of interest and administrative charges under this section; and
(d) terms and conditions under which the appropriate Minister may waive or reduce the interest or administrative charges payable pursuant to this section.
(7) Any of the matters referred to in paragraphs (6)(a) to (d) may be prescribed with respect to any class of debts or debtors or with respect to any circumstances giving rise to a debt.
- 1991, c. 24, s. 45.
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