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National Defence Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. N-5)

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Act current to 2024-04-01 and last amended on 2022-06-20. Previous Versions


  • — 2013, c. 24, s. 12

    • R.S., c. 31(1st Supp.), s. 60 (Sch. I, s. 13)

      12 Subsection 30(4) of the Act is replaced by the following:

      • Reinstatement

        (4) Subject to regulations made by the Governor in Council, the Chief of the Defence Staff may cancel the release or transfer of an officer or non-commissioned member if the officer or non-commissioned member consents and the Chief of the Defence Staff is satisfied that the release or transfer was improper.

      • Deeming provision

        (5) An officer or non-commissioned member whose release or transfer is cancelled is, except as provided in regulations made by the Governor in Council, deemed for the purpose of this Act or any other Act not to have been released or transferred.

  • — 2013, c. 24, s. 13

    • 1998, c. 35, s. 10

      13 Subsection 35(1) of the Act is replaced by the following:

      • Rates and conditions of pay
        • 35 (1) The rates and conditions of issue of pay of officers and non-commissioned members, other than those mentioned in paragraph 12(3)(a), shall be established by the Treasury Board.

  • — 2013, c. 24, s. 46

    • 46 The Act is amended by adding the following after section 165.37:

      • Costs payable

        165.38 If the military judges are represented at an inquiry of the Military Judges Compensation Committee, the costs of representation shall be paid in the amount and manner, and according to the terms and conditions, prescribed by regulations made by the Governor in Council.

  • — 2015, c. 23, s. 32

    • 2010, c. 17, s. 45(2)

      32 Subsection 119.1(3) of the National Defence Act is replaced by the following:

      • Proof of certain facts by certificate

        (3) In proceedings under subsection (1), a certificate of a person referred to in paragraph 16(2)(b.1) of the Sex Offender Information Registration Act stating that the person named in the certificate failed to report under section 4, 4.1, 4.2 or 4.3 — or provide information under section 5 or notify a person under subsection 6(1) or (1.01) — of that Act is evidence of the statements contained in it without proof of the signature or official character of the person appearing to have signed it.

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