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Financial Administration Act

Version of section 155.2 from 2022-09-01 to 2024-02-06:


Marginal note:Small amounts

  •  (1) If an appropriate Minister — or any person authorized in writing by that Minister — determines, at any time, that an amount owing by a person to Her Majesty in right of Canada for which that Minister is accountable, or that an amount payable by Her Majesty in right of Canada to any person the payment of which requires the requisition of that Minister — or of any person authorized in writing by that Minister — does not exceed the amount established by regulations made under paragraph (2)(a), that amount is deemed to be nil, subject to any regulations made under paragraphs (2)(b) to (d).

  • Marginal note:Regulations

    (2) The Treasury Board may make regulations

    • (a) establishing an amount for the purposes of subsection (1), including, if the Treasury Board is of the opinion that circumstances justify doing so, establishing that amount by class, determined by method of payment or on any other basis;

    • (b) specifying circumstances in which amounts that would otherwise be deemed to be nil under subsection (1) accumulate so that the aggregate of the amounts is payable, and for when that aggregate amount is payable;

    • (c) if the Treasury Board is of the opinion that circumstances justify doing so, excluding from the application of subsection (1) specified amounts, including amounts specified by class, determined by method of payment, by class of persons that amounts are owing to or payable by or on any other basis; and

    • (d) generally respecting the operation of subsection (1).

  • Marginal note:Terms and conditions deemed to be met

    (3) If an amount is not paid because it is deemed to be nil, any requirements that relate to the amount and any terms and conditions that apply to its payment are deemed to be met, and the amount is not subject to interest.

  • Marginal note:Terms and conditions deemed to be met

    (4) If an amount is not paid because it is accumulating, any requirements that relate to the amount and any terms and conditions that apply to its payment are deemed to be met during the period in which it is accumulating, and the amount is not subject to interest during that period.

  • Marginal note:Inconsistency

    (5) Subsections (1), (3) and (4) and regulations made under subsection (2) prevail over any provision of any Act of Parliament, or of any regulation, order, contract or arrangement, to the extent of any inconsistency between them.

  • Marginal note:Exceptions

    (6) Subsections (1) to (5) do not apply to the following amounts:

  • 2014, c. 39, s. 304
  • 2022, c. 5, s. 20
  • 2022, c. 10, s. 147
  • 2022, c. 10, s. 173

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