Department of Agriculture and Agri-Food Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. A-9)

Act current to 2017-06-05

RELATED PROVISIONS

  • — 1989, c. 27, s. 13

    • Transfer of powers, duties and functions

      13 Wherever under any Act, order, rule or regulation, or any contract, lease, licence or other document, any power, duty or function is vested in or exercisable by the Minister of Agriculture, the Deputy Minister of Agriculture or any officer of the Department of Agriculture, in relation to forestry or forest resources, the power, duty or function is vested in and shall be exercised by the Minister of Forestry, the Deputy Minister of Forestry or the appropriate officer of the Department of Forestry, as the case may be, unless the Governor in Council by order designates another Minister, Deputy Minister or officer of the public service of Canada to exercise that power, duty or function.

  • — 1994, c. 38, s. 8

    • Positions
      • (1) Nothing in this Act shall be construed as affecting the status of an employee who, immediately before the coming into force of this Act, occupied a position in the Department of Agriculture, except that the employee shall, on the coming into force of this Act, occupy that position in the Department of Agriculture and Agri-Food under the authority of the Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food.

      • Definition of employee

        (2) In this section, employee has the same meaning as in subsection 2(1) of the Public Service Employment Act.

  • — 1994, c. 38, s. 9

    • Appropriations

      9 Any amount appropriated, for the fiscal year in which this Act comes into force, by an appropriation Act based on the Estimates for that year for defraying the charges and expenses of the public service of Canada within the Department of Agriculture and that, on the day on which this Act comes into force, is unexpended is deemed, on that day, to be an amount appropriated for defraying the charges and expenses of the Department of Agriculture and Agri-Food.

  • — 1994, c. 38, s. 10

    • Transfer of powers, duties and functions

      10 Wherever under any Act, order, rule or regulation, or any contract, lease, licence or other document, any power, duty or function is vested in or exercisable by

      • (a) the Minister of Agriculture,

      • (b) the Deputy Minister of Agriculture, or

      • (c) any officer of the Department of Agriculture,

       the power, duty or function is vested in and shall be exercised by

      • (d) the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food,

      • (e) the Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, or

      • (f) the appropriate officer of the Department of Agriculture and Agri-Food,

       as the case may be, unless the Governor in Council by order designates another Minister, Deputy Minister or officer of the public service of Canada to exercise that power, duty or function.

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