Financial Administration Act

Version of section 32 from 2003-01-01 to 2017-12-13:


Marginal note:Control of commitments

  •  (1) No contract or other arrangement providing for a payment shall be entered into with respect to any program for which there is an appropriation by Parliament or an item included in estimates then before the House of Commons to which the payment will be charged unless there is a sufficient unencumbered balance available out of the appropriation or item to discharge any debt that, under the contract or other arrangement, will be incurred during the fiscal year in which the contract or other arrangement is entered into.

  • Marginal note:Record of commitments

    (2) The deputy head or other person charged with the administration of a program for which there is an appropriation by Parliament or an item included in estimates then before the House of Commons shall, as the Treasury Board may prescribe, establish procedures and maintain records respecting the control of financial commitments chargeable to each appropriation or item.

  • R.S., 1985, c. F-11, s. 32;
  • 1999, c. 31, s. 107(F).
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