Canada Foundation for Sustainable Development Technology Act
S.C. 2001, c. 23
Assented to 2001-06-14
An Act to establish a foundation to fund sustainable development technology
This enactment establishes the Canada Foundation for Sustainable Development Technology with the objects and purposes of funding projects to develop and demonstrate new technologies to promote sustainable development, including technologies to address climate change and air quality issues.
Her Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate and House of Commons of Canada, enacts as follows:
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1. This Act may be cited as the Canada Foundation for Sustainable Development Technology Act.
2. The definitions in this section apply in this Act.
« conseil »
“board” means the board of directors of the Foundation appointed under section 9.
« président »
“Chairperson” means the Chairperson of the board appointed under paragraph 9(2)(a).
« administrateur »
“director” means a person who is on the board and includes the Chairperson.
« travaux admissibles »
“eligible project” means a project carried on, or to be carried on, primarily in Canada by an eligible recipient to develop and demonstrate new technologies to promote sustainable development, including technologies to address climate change and air quality issues.
« bénéficiaire admissible »
“eligible recipient” means an entity that
(a) is established in Canada and carries on or, in the opinion of the board, is capable of carrying on eligible projects;
(b) meets the criteria of eligibility established in any agreement entered into between Her Majesty in right of Canada and the Foundation for provision of funding by Her Majesty to the Foundation; and
(c) has legal capacity or is composed of organizations, each of which has legal capacity.
“employee or agent of Her Majesty in right of a province”
« fonctionnaire ou mandataire de Sa Majesté du chef d’une province »
“employee or agent of Her Majesty in right of a province” does not include an employee or agent of Her Majesty in right of a province whose duties and functions in that capacity are restricted to work in a university, college or other educational institution.
« Fondation »
“Foundation” means the Canada Foundation for Sustainable Development Technology established by section 3.
« membre »
“member” means a person who is a member of the Foundation.
« ministre »
“Minister” means the member of the Queen’s Privy Council for Canada who is designated by the Governor in Council as the Minister for the purposes of this Act.
« organisation sans but lucratif »
“not-for-profit organization” means a corporation, society, association, university, research institute, organization or body no part of whose income is payable to or otherwise available for the personal benefit of any of its proprietors, members or shareholders.
« résolution extraordinaire »
“special resolution” means a resolution of the members passed by a majority of not less than two thirds of the votes cast by the members who voted on the resolution at a meeting of members or signed by all the members entitled to vote on the resolution.
« développement durable »
“sustainable development” means development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.
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