PRESIDENT AND EMPLOYEES
23. (1) The President is the chief executive officer of the CIHR and is responsible for its day-to-day management and direction.
Marginal note:Acting President
(2) In the event of the absence or incapacity of the President or a vacancy in that office, the Governing Council may authorize an officer of the CIHR to act as President, but no person may act as President for a period exceeding 90 days without the approval of the Governor in Council.
Marginal note:Part 7 of the Public Service Employment Act
24. For the purposes of Part 7 of the Public Service Employment Act, the President is deemed to be a deputy head as defined in subsection 2(1) of that Act and an employee of the CIHR is deemed to be an employee as defined in subsection 2(1) of that Act.
- 2000, c. 6, s. 24;
- 2003, c. 22, s. 233.
25. The employees of the CIHR are deemed to be employed in the public service for the purposes of the Public Service Superannuation Act and to be employed in the federal public administration for the purposes of the Government Employees Compensation Act and the regulations made under section 9 of the Aeronautics Act.
- 2000, c. 6, s. 25;
- 2003, c. 22, s. 141(E).
Marginal note:Ancillary powers
26. The CIHR may, for the purpose of achieving its objective,
(a) provide funding to promote, assist and undertake health research and to otherwise carry out its objective;
(b) enter into contracts, agreements, memoranda of understanding or other arrangements with a department or agency of the Government of Canada, with any other government or any of its agencies or with any person or organization in the name of Her Majesty in right of Canada or in its own name;
(c) with the approval of the Governor in Council, enter into a partnership, or incorporate by itself or with others a corporation, including a subsidiary of the CIHR, under the Canada Business Corporations Act, the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act or provincial legislation, or acquire or dispose of shares in any corporation;
(d) with the approval of the Treasury Board, acquire or lease real property or immovables and, subject to the terms and conditions on which the property or immovables were acquired or leased, hold, lend, administer or dispose of the property or immovables;
(e) acquire or lease personal property or movables and, subject to the terms and conditions on which the property or movables were acquired or leased, hold, lend, invest, administer or dispose of the property or movables;
(f) license, assign, sell or otherwise make available any patent, copyright, industrial design, trade-mark, trade secret or other like property right held, controlled or administered by the CIHR;
(g) publish, sell or otherwise disseminate studies, reports and other documents of the CIHR; and
(h) do anything else that is necessary or incidental to achieving the objective.
- 2000, c. 6, s. 26;
- 2009, c. 23, s. 319.
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