Department of Canadian Heritage Act (S.C. 1995, c. 11)

Act current to 2017-11-20 and last amended on 2013-09-30. Previous Versions

Marginal note:Transfer of appropriations

 Any amount appropriated, for the fiscal year in which this section 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 Communications or the Department of Multiculturalism and Citizenship and that, on the day on which this section 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 Canadian Heritage.

Marginal note:Transfer of powers, duties and functions
  •  (1) Wherever under any Act of Parliament, any instrument made under an Act of Parliament or any order, contract, lease, licence or other document, any power, duty or function is vested in or exercisable by any of the persons referred to in subsection (2) in relation to any matter to which the powers, duties and functions of the Minister of Canadian Heritage extend by virtue of this Act, that power, duty or function is vested in or exercisable by the Minister of Canadian Heritage, the Deputy Minister of Canadian Heritage or the appropriate officer of the Department of Canadian Heritage, 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.

  • Marginal note:Persons

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

    • (a) the Minister of the Environment, the Minister of National Health and Welfare, the Minister of State (Multiculturalism and Citizenship), the Minister of Multiculturalism and Citizenship, the Secretary of State of Canada and the Minister of Communications;

    • (b) the Deputy Minister of the Environment, the Deputy Minister of National Health and Welfare, the Deputy Minister of Multiculturalism and Citizenship, the Under-Secretary of State and the Deputy Minister of Communications; and

    • (c) any officer of the Department of the Environment, the Department of National Health and Welfare, the Department of Multiculturalism and Citizenship, the Department of the Secretary of State of Canada and the Department of Communications.

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References

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Marginal note:Other references

 Every reference made to the Minister of Communications, the Minister of Multiculturalism and Citizenship and the Secretary of State of Canada in relation to any matter to which the powers, duties and functions of the Minister of Canadian Heritage extend by virtue of this Act, in any other Act of Parliament or in any order, regulation or other instrument made under any Act of Parliament shall, unless the context otherwise requires, be read as a reference to the Minister of Canadian Heritage.

Marginal note:References to Department of Communications, Department of Multiculturalism and Citizenship or Department of the Secretary of State of Canada

 Every reference made to the Department of Communications, the Department of Multiculturalism and Citizenship or the Department of the Secretary of State of Canada, in relation to any matter to which the powers, duties and functions of the Minister of Canadian Heritage extend by virtue of this Act, in any other Act of Parliament or in any order, regulation or other instrument made under any Act of Parliament shall, unless the context otherwise requires, be read as a reference to the Department of Canadian Heritage.

Repeals

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Coming into Force

Marginal note:Coming into force

Footnote * This Act or any provision of this Act or any provision of any Act amended by this Act comes into force on a day or days to be fixed by order of the Governor in Council.

 
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