16 The following definitions apply in sections 17 to 19.
former agency means the portion of the federal public administration known as the Public Health Agency of Canada. (ancienne agence)
new agency means the Public Health Agency of Canada established under section 3. (nouvelle agence)
Marginal note:Chief Public Health Officer
(2) Nothing in this Act is to be construed as affecting the status of an employee who, immediately before the coming into force of this section, occupied a position in the former agency, except that the employee shall, on that coming into force, occupy that position in the new agency.
Definition of employee
Marginal note:Transfer of appropriations
18 (1) Any amount that is 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 federal public administration for the former agency and that is unexpended on the day on which this section comes into force is deemed, on that day, to be an amount appropriated for defraying the charges and expenses of the federal public administration for the new agency.
Marginal note:Transfer of powers, duties and functions
(2) If a power, duty or function is, under any Act, order, rule or regulation, or under any contract, lease, licence or other document, vested in or exercisable by an officer or employee of the former agency, the power, duty or function is vested in and shall be exercised by the appropriate officer or employee of the new agency, unless the Governor in Council, by order, designates a deputy minister or an officer of the federal public administration to exercise or perform that power, duty or function.
(d) the schedule to the Access to Information Act Heads of Government Institutions Designation Order;
(e) the schedule to the Direction Applying the Auditor General Act Sustainable Development Strategy Requirements to Certain Departments;
(f) the schedule to the Privacy Act Heads of Government Institutions Designation Order; and
Marginal note:Deputy head
(2) The designation of a person as deputy head of the former agency in any order of the Governor in Council made pursuant to paragraph 29(e) of the Canadian Security Intelligence Service Act or to the definition deputy head in subsection 2(1) of the Public Service Employment Act is deemed to be a designation of the Chief Public Health Officer as deputy head of the new agency.
Marginal note:Annual report
20 Subsections 12(1) and (2) do not apply until the expiry of the fiscal year following the fiscal year in which those subsections come into force.
Related and Consequential Amendments
Department of Health Act
22 [Repealed, 2006, c. 5, s. 23]
Coming into Force
Marginal note:Order in council
Return to footnote *[Note: Section 23 in force on assent December 12, 2006; Act, other than section 23, in force December 15, 2006, see SI/2006-145.]
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