Financial Administration Act
Marginal note:Regulations — deemed terms of contracts
42 (1) The Governor in Council may make regulations fixing terms that are deemed to be expressly set out in contracts, or classes of contracts, that provide for the payment of any money by Her Majesty or a Crown corporation — or in documents, or classes of documents, relating to such contracts and their formation — including terms
(a) prohibiting payment of a contingency fee by any party to the contract to a person to whom the Lobbying Act applies;
(b) respecting corruption and collusion in the bidding process for contracts for the performance of work, the supply of goods or the rendering of services;
(c) requiring that a bidder on a contract for the performance of work, the supply of goods or the rendering of services make a declaration that the bidder has not committed an offence under section 121, 124 or 418 of the Criminal Code;
(d) respecting the provision of information or records to enable the Auditor General of Canada to inquire into the use of funds provided under funding agreements; and
(e) requiring the public disclosure of basic information on contracts entered into with Her Majesty for the performance of work, the supply of goods or the rendering of services and having a value in excess of $10,000.
Marginal note:Powers of Auditor General
(2) Regulations made under subsection (1) may not infringe on the powers of the Auditor General under section 7.1 of the Auditor General Act.
Marginal note:Regulations — public opinion research
(3) The Governor in Council may, in respect of contracts for public opinion research, make regulations
(a) prescribing the form and content of the term of the contract and of the written report referred to in subsection 40(2); and
(b) requiring the report to be made available to the public in the manner, and subject to the conditions, specified in the regulations.
(4) The following definitions apply in this section.
- funding agreement
funding agreement, in respect of a recipient, means an agreement in writing under which the recipient receives a grant, contribution or other funding from Her Majesty in right of Canada or a Crown corporation, either directly or through an agent or mandatary of Her Majesty, including by way of loan, but excludes contracts for the performance of work, the supply of goods or the rendering of services. (accord de financement)
recipient means an individual, body corporate, partnership or unincorporated organization that has, in any five consecutive fiscal years, received a total of one million dollars or more under one or more funding agreements, but does not include
(a) a Crown corporation;
(b) a departmental corporation;
(c) the government of a foreign state, a provincial government or a municipality, or any of their agencies;
(c.1) a band, as defined in subsection 2(1) of the Indian Act, any member of the council or any agency of the band or an aboriginal body that is party to a self-government agreement given effect by an Act of Parliament or any of their agencies;
(d) a corporation that is controlled by a municipality or a government other than the Government of Canada; or
(e) an international organization. (bénéficiaire)
- R.S., 1985, c. F-11, s. 42
- 1991, c. 24, s. 17
- 2006, c. 9, ss. 312, 313
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