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Federal-Provincial Fiscal Arrangements Act

Version of section 23.2 from 2002-12-31 to 2012-06-28:


Marginal note:Definition of “federal payment”

  •  (1) In this section, federal payment, in respect of a province, means a payment by Canada to the province under this or any other Act of Parliament or any fiscal arrangement or agreement between Canada and the province, whether enacted or entered into before or after the coming into force of this section.

  • Marginal note:Additional withholding or reduction

    (2) Where the Governor in Council makes an order under subsection 15(1) of the Canada Health Act or subsection 21(1) of this Act directing, in respect of a fiscal year, the withholding of an amount that, but for this section, would exceed the amount that could be withheld under that subsection, the Governor in Council may, in that order, deem any federal payment to the province to be, notwithstanding any provision of the Act, arrangement or agreement under which the federal payment is made, a cash contribution to that province for that fiscal year for the purpose of a reduction by, or a withholding of, the excess amount under either of those subsections, under section 16 or 17 of the Canada Health Act or under section 22 or 23 of this Act.

  • Marginal note:Additional deduction

    (3) Where the amount to be deducted under subsection 20(1) or (2) of the Canada Health Act for a fiscal year exceeds the amount from which it is to be deducted, the Governor in Council may, by order, deem any federal payment to the province to be, notwithstanding any provision in the Act, arrangement or agreement under which the federal payment is made, a cash contribution to that province for that fiscal year for the purpose of deducting the excess amount under that subsection or section 21 of that Act.

  • 1991, c. 51, s. 4
  • 1995, c. 17, s. 51
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