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Department of Employment and Social Development Act

Version of section 3 from 2013-12-12 to 2024-06-19:

Marginal note:Department continued

  •  (1) The Department of Human Resources and Skills Development is continued under the name of the Department of Employment and Social Development over which the Minister of Employment and Social Development, appointed by commission under the Great Seal, shall preside.

  • Marginal note:Employment and Social Development Canada

    (2) The expressions “Employment and Social Development Canada” and “Emploi et Développement social 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 Employment and Social Development” and the “ministère de l’Emploi et du Développement social”, respectively.

  • Marginal note:Minister

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

  • 2005, c. 34, s. 3
  • 2013, c. 40, s. 208

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