Pension Benefits Standards Act, 1985

Version of section 6 from 2002-12-31 to 2010-12-14:


Marginal note:Agreements, etc., respecting administration

  •  (1) The Minister, with the approval of the Governor in Council, may

    • (a) enter into agreements with the appropriate authority of a designated province respecting

      • (i) the administration, application and enforcement of pension legislation, and

      • (ii) the establishment and operation in Canada of an association of pension supervisory authorities;

    • (a.1) enter into agreements with the appropriate authority of a designated province with respect to any pension plan that is required to be registered under this Act and is registered in the designated province in order to

      • (i) make applicable the pension law of the designated province, or any part of that law, with such modifications as the Minister deems necessary, in respect of the pension plan, and

      • (ii) limit the application of this Act and the regulations to the pension plan;

    • (b) authorize the appropriate authority of a designated province, or the association referred to in subparagraph (a)(ii), to exercise such powers on behalf of the Superintendent or otherwise under this Act as the Minister may determine;

    • (c) authorize the Superintendent to exercise or perform such powers and duties on behalf of the appropriate authority of a designated province, or on behalf of the association referred to in subparagraph (a)(ii), as the Minister may determine; and

    • (d) designate an agency for the purposes, among others, of receiving, holding and disbursing pension benefits and pension benefit credits under this Act.

  • Marginal note:Publication

    (2) The Minister shall cause a notice of every agreement entered into under paragraph (1)(a.1) to be published in the Canada Gazette.

  • R.S., 1985, c. 32 (2nd Supp.), s. 6;
  • 1998, c. 12, s. 4.
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