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Service Fees Act

Version of section 16 from 2018-04-01 to 2023-06-21:

Marginal note:Non-application — sections 17 and 18

 Sections 17 and 18 do not apply in respect of a fee if

  • (a) the fee is fixed by contract;

  • (b) the person or body that fixes the fee does so by fixing a manner for determining the amount of the fee over which that person or body has no control, such as an auction or referring to a market rate;

  • (c) it is fixed under the Access to Information Act or the Privacy Act;

  • (d) it is adjusted periodically by operation of an Act of Parliament other than this Act, or by operation of an instrument made under such an Act; or

  • (e) it is paid only by or on behalf of a minister or federal entity.

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