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Department of Employment and Social Development Act

Version of section 2 from 2023-06-22 to 2024-06-19:

Marginal note:Definitions

 The following definitions apply in this Act.

Board of Appeal

Board of Appeal means the Employment Insurance Board of Appeal established under section 43.01. (Conseil d’appel)


Commission means the Canada Employment Insurance Commission continued by section 20. (Commission)


Minister means the Minister of Employment and Social Development. (ministre)

partner entity

partner entity means

  • (a) a department or any other body, other than a parent Crown corporation, referred to in a schedule to the Financial Administration Act;

  • (b) a parent Crown corporation and any wholly-owned subsidiary, as those terms are defined in section 83 of the Financial Administration Act;

  • (c) the government of a province, a public body created under the law of a province, or a municipality;

  • (d) a council, government or other entity authorized to act on behalf of either a band, as defined in subsection 2(1) of the Indian Act, or a First Nation, Aboriginal people or Aboriginal organization that is a party to a land claim agreement or any other treaty, self-government agreement or settlement agreement; and

  • (e) a non-profit corporation or public body performing a function for an entity referred to in any of paragraphs (a) to (d). (entité partenaire)


Tribunal means the Social Security Tribunal established under section 44. (Tribunal)

  • 2005, c. 34, s. 2
  • 2012, c. 19, s. 223
  • 2013, c. 40, s. 206
  • 2018, c. 12, s. 268
  • 2023, c. 26, s. 631

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