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Indian Act

Version of section 3 from 2002-12-31 to 2019-07-14:

Marginal note:Minister to administer Act

  •  (1) This Act shall be administered by the Minister, who shall be the superintendent general of Indian affairs.

  • Marginal note:Authority of Deputy Minister and chief officer

    (2) The Minister may authorize the Deputy Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development or the chief officer in charge of the branch of the Department relating to Indian affairs to perform and exercise any of the duties, powers and functions that may be or are required to be performed or exercised by the Minister under this Act or any other Act of Parliament relating to Indian affairs.

  • R.S., c. I-6, s. 3

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