Language Skills Act (S.C. 2013, c. 36)

Act current to 2017-07-03

Language Skills Act

S.C. 2013, c. 36

Assented to 2013-06-26

An Act respecting language skills

Her Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate and House of Commons of Canada, enacts as follows:

Short Title

Marginal note:Short title

 This act may be cited as the Language Skills Act.

Language Skills

Marginal note:Requirements

 Any person appointed to any of the following offices must, at the time of his or her appointment, be able to speak and understand clearly both official languages:


  • — 2017, c. 20, s. 190

    • 190 Section 2 of the Language Skills Act is amended by adding the following after paragraph (j):

      • (k) the Parliamentary Budget Officer, appointed under subsection 79.1(1) of the Parliament of Canada Act.

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