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Species at Risk Act

Version of section 8 from 2005-02-24 to 2024-05-28:

Marginal note:Responsibility of Minister

  •  (1) The Minister is responsible for the administration of this Act, except in so far as this Act gives responsibility to another minister.

  • Marginal note:Delegation

    (2) The Minister, the Minister responsible for the Parks Canada Agency or the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans may, after consultation with the other two ministers, delegate to any minister of the Crown in right of Canada or of a province or to any person who is employed by the Government of Canada, the government of a province or any other government in Canada any of that Minister’s powers or functions under this Act, relating to its enforcement.

  • Marginal note:Agreement and reporting obligation

    (3) The delegation must be the subject of an agreement between the delegating minister and the delegate and the agreement must provide that the delegate is to prepare an annual report for the delegating minister on the activities undertaken under the agreement. A copy of the agreement must be included in the public registry within 45 days after it is entered into, and a copy of every annual report must be included in the public registry within 45 days after it is received by the delegating minister.

  • 2002, c. 29, s. 8
  • 2005, c. 2, s. 16

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