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Courts Administration Service Act (S.C. 2002, c. 8)

Act current to 2020-07-28 and last amended on 2005-04-01. Previous Versions

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References

  •  (1) and (2) [Amendments]

  • Marginal note:General replacement

    (3) Unless the context requires otherwise, the expression “Federal Court Act” is replaced by the expression “Federal Courts Act” in

    • (a) any regulation, as defined in section 2 of the Statutory Instruments Act; and

    • (b) any other instrument made

      • (i) in the execution of a power conferred under an Act of Parliament, or

      • (ii) by order or under the authority of the Governor in Council.

  •  (1) [Amendment]

  • Marginal note:References to Federal Court — Trial Division generally

    (2) Unless the context requires otherwise, the expression “Federal Court — Trial Division” is replaced by the expression “Federal Court” in

    • (a) any regulation, as defined in section 2 of the Statutory Instruments Act; and

    • (b) any other instrument made

      • (i) in the execution of a power conferred under an Act of Parliament, or

      • (ii) by order or under the authority of the Governor in Council.

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Transitional Provisions

Marginal note:Chief Justice of Federal Court of Canada

  •  (1) The person holding the office of Chief Justice of the Federal Court of Canada on the coming into force of section 1 of this Act continues in office as Chief Justice of the Federal Court of Appeal.

  • Marginal note:Associate Chief Justice of Federal Court of Canada

    (2) The person holding the office of Associate Chief Justice of the Federal Court of Canada on the coming into force of section 1 of this Act continues in office as Chief Justice of the Federal Court.

  • Marginal note:Other judges in the Federal Court — Appeal Division

    (3) Every other person holding office as a judge or supernumerary judge of the Federal Court — Appeal Division on the coming into force of section 1 of this Act continues in office as a judge or supernumerary judge, as the case may be, of the Federal Court of Appeal.

  • Marginal note:Other judges in the Federal Court — Trial Division

    (4) Every other person holding office as a judge or supernumerary judge of the Federal Court — Trial Division on the coming into force of section 1 of this Act continues in office as a judge or supernumerary judge, as the case may be, of the Federal Court.

  • Marginal note:Prothonotaries

    (5) Every person holding office as prothonotary, Senior Prothonotary or Associate Senior Prothonotary of the Federal Court of Canada on the coming into force of section 1 of this Act continues in office as prothonotary, Senior Prothonotary or Associate Senior Prothonotary, as the case may be, of the Federal Court.

  • Marginal note:Sheriffs

    (6) Every person holding office as sheriff or deputy sheriff of the Federal Court of Canada on the coming into force of section 1 of this Act continues in office as sheriff or deputy sheriff, as the case may be, of the Federal Court of Appeal and the Federal Court.

  • Marginal note:Commissioner for taking oaths

    (7) Every person who on the coming into force of section 1 of this Act was empowered to administer oaths and to take and receive affidavits, declarations and affirmations in or concerning proceedings in the Federal Court of Canada because of a commission under subsection 54(2) of the Federal Court Act is empowered in or outside Canada to administer oaths and to take and receive affidavits, declarations and affirmations in or concerning proceedings in the Federal Court of Appeal and the Federal Court as though the person had been so empowered by a commission under subsection 54(2) of the Federal Courts Act.

  • Marginal note:Chief Justice of the Tax Court of Canada

    (8) The person holding the office of Chief Judge of the Tax Court of Canada on the coming into force of section 1 of this Act continues in office with their title in English being changed to Chief Justice of the Tax Court of Canada.

  • Marginal note:Associate Chief Justice of the Tax Court of Canada

    (9) The person holding the office of Associate Chief Judge of the Tax Court of Canada on the coming into force of section 1 of this Act continues in office with their title in English being changed to Associate Chief Justice of the Tax Court of Canada.

  • Marginal note:Deputy judges of Tax Court of Canada

    (10) A person who, on the coming into force of section 1 of this Act, was authorized to act as a deputy judge of the Tax Court of Canada may act as a deputy judge of that Court if requested to do so by the Chief Justice of the Court.

  • Marginal note:Interpretation

    (11) For the purposes of subsections 31(1) and (2) of the Judges Act, as enacted by subsection 90(1) of this Act, any period during which a person holds the office of Chief Justice or Associate Chief Justice of the Federal Court of Canada is deemed to be a period during which he or she holds the office of Chief Justice of the Federal Court of Appeal or the Federal Court.

  • Marginal note:For greater certainty

    (12) For greater certainty, for the purposes of sections 31, 43 and 44 of the English version of the Judges Act, “Chief Justice” and “Associate Chief Justice” include “Chief Judge” and “Associate Chief Judge”, respectively.

  • Marginal note:Letters patent

    (13) Letters patent under the Great Seal may be issued under the authority of the Governor in Council to each of the persons referred to in subsections (1) to (4), (8) and (9) evidencing the person’s office by virtue of this section.

  • Marginal note:Transfer of court employees

    (14) Nothing in this Act shall be construed as affecting the status of an employee, as defined in subsection 2(1) of the Public Service Employment Act, who, immediately before the coming into force of section 1 of this Act, occupied a position in or was a member of the staff of the Federal Court of Canada or the Tax Court of Canada, except that the employee, on that coming into force, occupies that position in the Courts Administration Service under the authority of the Chief Administrator of that Service.

 
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