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Financial Administration Act

Version of section 11 from 2005-04-01 to 2022-07-25:


Marginal note:Definitions

  •  (1) The following definitions apply in this section and sections 11.1 to 13.

    core public administration

    core public administration means the departments named in Schedule I and the other portions of the federal public administration named in Schedule IV. (administration publique centrale)

    deputy head

    deputy head means

    • (a) in relation to a department named in Schedule I, its deputy minister;

    • (b) in relation to any portion of the federal public administration named in Schedule IV, its chief executive officer or, if there is no chief executive officer, its statutory deputy head or, if there is neither, the person who occupies the position designated under subsection (2) in respect of that portion;

    • (c) in relation to a separate agency, its chief executive officer or, if there is no chief executive officer, its statutory deputy head or, if there is neither, the person who occupies the position designated under subsection (2) in respect of that separate agency; and

    • (d) in relation to any portion of the federal public administration designated for the purposes of paragraph (d) of the definition public service, its chief executive officer or, if there is no chief executive officer, the person who occupies the position designated under subsection (2) in respect of that portion. (administrateur général)

    public service

    public service means the several positions in or under

    • (a) the departments named in Schedule I;

    • (b) the other portions of the federal public administration named in Schedule IV;

    • (c) the separate agencies named in Schedule V; and

    • (d) any other portion of the federal public administration that may be designated by the Governor in Council for the purpose of this paragraph. (fonction publique)

    separate agency

    separate agency means a portion of the federal public administration named in Schedule V. (organisme distinct)

    statutory deputy head

    statutory deputy head means any officer who, by any Act of Parliament, is or is deemed to be a deputy head or who has, or is deemed to have, the rank of a deputy head. (administrateur général au titre de la loi)

  • Marginal note:Designation of certain deputy heads

    (2) The Governor in Council may designate any position to be the position of deputy head in respect of

    • (a) any portion of the federal public administration named in Schedule IV or V for which there is no chief executive officer; and

    • (b) each portion of the federal public administration designated for the purpose of paragraph (d) of the definition public service in subsection (1) for which there is no chief executive officer.

  • R.S., 1985, c. F-11, s. 11
  • R.S., 1985, c. 9 (1st Supp.), s. 22
  • 1991, c. 24, s. 50(F)
  • 1992, c. 54, s. 81
  • 1995, c. 44, s. 51
  • 1996, c. 18, s. 5
  • 1999, c. 31, s. 101(F)
  • 2003, c. 22, ss. 8, 264
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