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Public Sector Compensation Act

Version of section 7.1 from 2002-12-31 to 2019-07-31:

Marginal note:Civilian Reduction Program

  •  (1) Notwithstanding this Act or any other Act of Parliament except the Canadian Human Rights Act, the Treasury Board may

    • (a) fix the terms and conditions of the Civilian Reduction Program arising from the February 22, 1994 budget; and

    • (b) offer or give, to or on behalf of indeterminate employees of the Department of National Defence, Emergency Preparedness Canada and the Communications Security Establishment who are subject to that Program, payments under the Program.

  • Marginal note:Merger with new program

    Footnote *(2) On or after the date of the coming into force of section 7.2,

    • (a) a payment under the Civilian Reduction Program shall not be offered or given pursuant to subsection (1) to or on behalf of an indeterminate employee of the Department of National Defence or Emergency Preparedness Canada unless that employee is a surplus employee within the meaning of the Work Force Adjustment Directive; and

    • (b) any employee referred to in paragraph (a) who has been offered a payment pursuant to subsection (1), whether before or after that date, but has not yet ceased to be an employee within the meaning of the Public Service Employment Act becomes subject to the program and section 7.2 applies to that employee, except that the payment is given in an amount and subject to any other terms and conditions respecting the payment fixed for the Civilian Reduction Program pursuant to subsection (1) and no other payment may be offered or given to that employee pursuant to section 7.2.

    • Return to footnote *[Note: Subsection 7.1(2), as enacted by 1995, c. 17, s. 2, ceases to be in force June 22, 1998, see 1995, c. 17, s. 6.]

  • Marginal note:Definitions

    Footnote *(3) For the purposes of this section and sections 7.2, 7.3 and 7.4,


    program means a program respecting early departure incentives, unpaid surplus status, lay offs and related matters arising from the February 27, 1995 budget; (programme)

    public service

    public service means the entities referred to in subsection 3(1); (administration publique)

    Work Force Adjustment Directive

    Work Force Adjustment Directive means the Work Force Adjustment Directive issued on the recommendation of the National Joint Council of the Public Service and with the approval of the Treasury Board, that came into force on December 15, 1991, as amended from time to time in accordance with subsections 7.3(2) and (3). (Directive sur le réaménagement des effectifs)

    • Return to footnote *[Note: Subsection 7.1(3), as enacted by 1995, c. 17, s. 2, ceases to be in force June 22, 1998, see 1995, c. 17, s. 6.]

  • 1994, c. 18, s. 5
  • 1995, c. 17, s. 2

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