Governor General’s Act

Version of section 4.1 from 2002-12-31 to 2012-06-28:


Marginal note:Annual adjustment of salary

  •  (1) For the twelve month period beginning on January 1, 1990 and for each twelve month period thereafter, the salary of the Governor General shall be the amount obtained by multiplying

    • (a) that salary for the twelve month period immediately preceding the twelve month period in respect of which the salary is to be determined

      by

    • (b) the lesser of one hundred and seven per cent and the percentage that the Industrial Aggregate for the first adjustment year is of the Industrial Aggregate for the second adjustment year.

  • Marginal note:Meaning of certain expressions

    (2) For the purposes of subsection (1),

    • (a) in relation to any twelve month period in respect of which the salary of the Governor General is to be determined, the “first adjustment year” is the most recent twelve month period for which the Industrial Aggregate is available on the first day of the period in respect of which the salary is to be determined, and the “second adjustment year” is the twelve month period immediately preceding the first adjustment year; and

    • (b) the “Industrial Aggregate” for an adjustment year is the average weekly wages and salaries of the Industrial Aggregate in Canada for that year as published by Statistics Canada under the authority of the Statistics Act.

  • Marginal note:Rounding of amounts and prorating

    (3) A salary determined pursuant to subsection (1) that is not a multiple of one hundred dollars shall be rounded to the closest multiple of one hundred dollars that is lower than the salary so determined and the salary so determined shall be prorated for any period that is less than one year.

  • Marginal note:Salary for 1993, 1994, 1995 and 1996

    (4) Notwithstanding subsection (1), for each of the twelve month periods beginning on January 1, 1993, January 1, 1994, January 1, 1995 and January 1, 1996, the salary of the Governor General is the same as the salary payable to the Governor General for the twelve month period beginning on January 1, 1992.

  • Marginal note:Salary for 1997

    (5) For the purposes of calculating a salary under subsection (1) for the twelve month period beginning on January 1, 1997, the salary payable for the twelve month period immediately preceding that twelve month period shall be deemed to be the salary payable under subsection (4).

  • 1990, c. 5, s. 2
  • 1993, c. 13, s. 9
  • 1994, c. 18, s. 8
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