REMUNERATION AND ALLOWANCES
6. (1) The Chairperson, Vice-Chairperson and Director of the Council shall be paid such salary or other amount by way of remuneration, and the members of the Council appointed under subsection 4(2) shall be paid such allowance for each day while in attendance at meetings of the Council, as may be fixed by the Governor in Council.
Marginal note:Travel and living expenses
(2) The members and Director of the Council are entitled to be paid reasonable travel and living expenses incurred by them while absent from their ordinary places of residence in the course of their duties.
- R.S., 1985, c. C-2, s. 6;
- 1995, c. 29, s. 7.
EMPLOYEES AND ADVISERS
7. The Council may appoint and pay the remuneration and expenses of the employees and the technical and professional advisers necessary for the proper conduct of the activities of the Council.
- R.S., c. C-2, s. 7.
OBJECTS, POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE COUNCIL
Marginal note:Objects and powers
8. (1) The objects of the Council are to foster and promote the study and enjoyment of, and the production of works in, the arts and, in particular, but without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the Council may, in furtherance of its objects,
(a) assist, cooperate with and enlist the aid of organizations the objects of which are similar to any of the objects of the Council;
(b) provide, through appropriate organizations or otherwise, for grants, scholarships or loans to persons in Canada for study or research in the arts in Canada or elsewhere or to persons in other countries for study or research in the arts in Canada;
(c) make awards to persons in Canada for outstanding accomplishment in the arts;
(d) arrange for and sponsor exhibitions, performances and publications of works in the arts;
(e) make grants to universities and similar institutions of higher learning by way of capital assistance in respect of building construction projects;
(f) exchange with other countries or organizations or persons therein knowledge and information respecting the arts; and
(g) arrange for representation and interpretation of Canadian arts in other countries.
Marginal note:Duties in relation to UNESCO
(2) The Governor in Council may assign to the Council such functions and duties in relation to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization as the Governor in Council considers desirable.
- R.S., c. C-2, ss. 8, 9;
- 1976-77, c. 24, s. 23.
9. The Council may make by-laws regulating its proceedings and generally for the conduct and management of its activities, including the appointment of honorary officers and advisory committees.
- R.S., c. C-2, s. 10.
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