Judges Act

Version of section 74 from 2002-12-31 to 2003-07-01:

Marginal note:Duties and functions of Commissioner
  •  (1) It shall be the duty and function of the Commissioner, under the Minister, to

    • (a) act as the deputy of the Minister in performing all such duties and functions in relation to the administration of Part I as fall, by law, within the responsibility of the Minister;

    • (b) prepare budgetary submissions for the requirements of the Federal Court, the Tax Court of Canada and the Council;

    • (c) be responsible for such other administrative arrangements as are necessary to ensure that all reasonable requirements, including those for premises, equipment and other supplies and services and for officers, clerks and employees of the Federal Court, the Tax Court of Canada and the Council for the carrying out of their respective operations, are provided for in accordance with law; and

    • (d) do such other things as the Minister may require in connection with any matter or matters falling, by law, within the Minister’s responsibilities for the proper functioning of the judicial system in Canada.

  • Marginal note:Interpretation of subsection (1)

    (2) It is hereby declared for greater certainty that such of the duties and functions of the Minister as are, by paragraphs (1)(a) to (d), subject to be performed by the Commissioner do not form part of the duties and functions assigned to the Minister by the Department of Justice Act.

  • 1976-77, c. 25, s. 17;
  • 1980-81-82-83, c. 158, s. 49.
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