Department of Justice Act
Marginal note:Deputy head
3 (1) The Governor in Council may appoint an officer called the Deputy Minister of Justice to hold office during pleasure and to be the deputy head of the Department.
Marginal note:Deputy Attorney General
(2) The Deputy Minister is ex officio the Deputy Attorney General.
Marginal note:Associate Deputy Ministers
(3) The Governor in Council may appoint two Associate Deputy Ministers of Justice, each of whom shall have the rank and status of a deputy head of a department and as such shall under the Deputy Minister exercise and perform such powers, duties and functions as deputies of the Minister and otherwise as the Minister may specify.
- R.S., c. J-2, s. 3
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