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North American Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act (S.C. 1993, c. 44)

Act current to 2020-07-28 and last amended on 2013-06-26. Previous Versions

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  • — 2010, c. 12, s. 1778

    • Definitions
      • 1778 (1) The following definitions apply in this section.

        former Section

        former Section means the Canadian Section of the Secretariat established by section 14 of the North American Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act as it read immediately before the coming into force of section 1776. (ancienne section)

        new Section

        new Section means the Canadian Section of the Secretariat established by section 14 of the North American Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act as enacted by section 1776. (nouvelle section)

      • Secretary

        (2) The person occupying the position of Secretary of the former Section immediately before the day on which section 1776 comes into force becomes on that day the Secretary of the new Section and is deemed to have been appointed under section 15 of the North American Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act as enacted by section 1777.

      • Staff

        (3) Nothing in section 1776 shall be construed as affecting the status of an officer or employee who, immediately before the coming into force of that section, occupied a position in the former Section, except that the officer or employee shall, on the coming into force of that section, occupy their position in the new Section.

      • Transfer of appropriations

        (4) Any amount appropriated, for the fiscal year in which section 1776 comes into force, by an appropriation Act based on the Estimates for that year for defraying the charges and expenses of the federal public administration in respect of the former Section that, on the day on which that section comes into force, is unexpended, is deemed, on that day, to be an amount appropriated for defraying the charges and expenses of the federal public administration in respect of the new Section.

      • Transfer of powers, duties and functions — Secretary

        (5) Any power, duty or function described in section 15 of the North American Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act as enacted by section 1777 that is vested in or exercisable by the Secretary of the former Section immediately before the day on which that section comes into force is, as of that day, vested in and exercisable by the Secretary of the new Section. Any other power, duty or function that is vested in or exercisable by the Secretary of the former Section immediately before that day is, as of that day, vested in and exercisable by the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs.

      • Transfer of powers, duties and functions — officers and employees

        (6) Any power, duty or function exercisable by an officer or employee of the former Section, immediately before the day on which section 1776 comes into force is, as of that day, exercisable by that officer or employee as officer or employee of the new Section.

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