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Financial Administration Act

Version of section 142 from 2005-06-29 to 2024-05-28:

Marginal note:Examiner

  •  (1) Subject to subsection (2), a special examination referred to in section 138 shall be carried out by the auditor of a Crown corporation.

  • Marginal note:Examiner

    (2) Where, in the opinion of the Governor in Council, a person other than the auditor of a Crown corporation should carry out a special examination, the Governor in Council may, after the appropriate Minister has consulted the board of directors of the corporation, appoint an auditor who is qualified for the purpose to carry out the examination in lieu of the auditor of the corporation and may, after the appropriate Minister has consulted the board, remove that qualified auditor at any time.

  • (3) [Repealed, 2005, c. 30, s. 39]

  • Marginal note:Applicable provisions

    (4) Subject to subsection (5), sections 135 and 137 apply in respect of an examiner as though the references therein to an auditor were references to an examiner.

  • Marginal note:Auditor General eligible

    (5) The Auditor General of Canada is eligible to be appointed an examiner and section 135 does not apply to the Auditor General of Canada in respect of such an appointment.

  • R.S., 1985, c. F-11, s. 142
  • 2005, c. 30, s. 39

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