Department of Public Works and Government Services Act

Version of section 8 from 2007-06-22 to 2019-11-19:


Marginal note:Delegation

  •  (1) The Minister may delegate any of the Minister’s powers, duties or functions under this Act to an appropriate minister for any period and under any terms and conditions that the Minister considers suitable.

  • Marginal note:Delegation

    (2) The Minister may, with respect to a department over which the Minister does not preside but for which the Minister is the appropriate minister, delegate any of the Minister’s powers, duties or functions under this Act, for any period and under any terms and conditions that the Minister considers suitable, to the chief executive of that department.

  • Marginal note:Subdelegation

    (3) The appropriate minister for a department may, subject to and in accordance with the delegation under subsection (1), subdelegate to the chief executive of that department, for any period and under any terms and conditions that the appropriate minister considers suitable, any of the powers, duties or functions that were delegated to the appropriate minister under that subsection.

  • Marginal note:Subdelegation

    (4) The chief executive of a department may, subject to and in accordance with the delegation under subsection (2) or the subdelegation under subsection (3), subdelegate to any person under his or her jurisdiction, for any period and under any terms and conditions that the chief executive considers suitable, any of the powers, duties or functions that were delegated or subdelegated to him or her under that subsection.

  • Definition of chief executive

    (5) In this section, chief executive

    • (a) with respect to a department named in Part I of Schedule VI to the Financial Administration Act, means its deputy minister;

    • (b) with respect to a department named in Part II or III of that Schedule, means the person occupying the position set out opposite that name; and

    • (c) with respect to a department that is not named in that Schedule, means the chief executive officer, deputy head or the person who occupies any other similar position, however called, in that department.

  • 1996, c. 16, s. 8
  • 2007, c. 29, s. 152
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