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Version of section 120 from 2005-04-01 to 2020-07-28:


Marginal note:Where uniform provincial legislation

  •  (1) Where this Part and legislation enacted by the legislature of a province are substantially uniform, the Minister may, on behalf of the Government of Canada, with the approval of the Governor in Council, enter into an agreement with the government of the province to provide for the administration of the legislation of the province by officers and employees employed in the federal public administration.

  • Marginal note:Agreement for administration by Canada

    (2) An agreement made pursuant to subsection (1) in respect of the administration of any legislation of a province may provide

    • (a) for the administration by Canada of the legislation of the province with respect to any particular work, undertaking or business;

    • (b) that the Minister may, on behalf of the province, exercise the powers conferred or perform the duties imposed under the legislation of the province;

    • (c) that the members of the Board, or officers and employees employed in the federal public administration, may exercise the powers conferred or perform the duties imposed under the legislation of the province; and

    • (d) for payment by the government of the province to the Government of Canada for expenses incurred by the Government of Canada in the administration of the legislation of the province.

  • Marginal note:Where powers or duties conferred by provincial legislation

    (3) Where an agreement has been entered into between the Government of Canada and the government of a province in respect of any legislation of the province, the Minister, the members of the Board and any officers or employees employed in the federal public administration may, if the legislation so provides and the Governor in Council so orders, exercise the powers and perform the duties specified in the legislation or agreement.

  • R.S., 1985, c. L-2, s. 120
  • 2003, c. 22, s. 224(E)
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