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Department of Employment and Social Development Act

Version of section 3 from 2005-10-05 to 2013-12-11:

Marginal note:Department established

  •  (1) There is hereby established a department of the Government of Canada called the Department of Human Resources and Skills Development over which the Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development, appointed by commission under the Great Seal, shall preside.

  • Marginal note:Human Resources and Skills Development Canada

    (2) The expressions “Human Resources and Skills Development Canada” and “Ressources humaines et Développement des compétences Canada” in any document issued or executed in relation to the powers, duties and functions conferred on the Minister by this or any other Act are deemed to be references to the “Department of Human Resources and Skills Development” and the “ministère des Ressources humaines et du Développement des compétences”, respectively.

  • Marginal note:Minister

    (3) The Minister holds office during pleasure and has the management and direction of the Department.

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