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Public Health Agency of Canada Act (S.C. 2006, c. 5)

Assented to 2006-12-12

Marginal note:References
  •  (1) A reference to the former agency in any of the following schedules and orders is deemed to be a reference to the new agency:

    • (a) Schedule I to the Access to Information Act, under the heading “Other Government Institutions”;

    • (b) Schedules I.1 and IV to the Financial Administration Act;

    • (c) the schedule to the Privacy Act, under the heading “Other Government Institutions”;

    • (d) the schedule to the Access to Information Act Heads of Government Institutions Designation Order;

    • (e) the schedule to the Direction Applying the Auditor General Act Sustainable Development Strategy Requirements to Certain Departments;

    • (f) the schedule to the Privacy Act Heads of Government Institutions Designation Order; and

    • (g) any order of the Governor in Council made pursuant to the definition “department” in subsection 2(1) of the Public Service Employment Act.

  • Marginal note:Deputy head

    (2) The designation of a person as deputy head of the former agency in any order of the Governor in Council made pursuant to paragraph 29(e) of the Canadian Security Intelligence Service Act or to the definition “deputy head” in subsection 2(1) of the Public Service Employment Act is deemed to be a designation of the Chief Public Health Officer as deputy head of the new agency.

Marginal note:Annual report

 Subsections 12(1) and (2) do not apply until the expiry of the fiscal year following the fiscal year in which those subsections come into force.

RELATED AND CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS

1996, c. 8Department of Health Act

 The Department of Health Act  is amended by adding the following after section 4:

Marginal note:Portfolio of the Minister — coordination and strategic priorities

4.1 The Minister shall coordinate the activities of, and establish strategic priorities for, any board or agency for which the Minister is responsible and may, subject to any terms and conditions that the Minister considers appropriate, delegate those powers, duties and functions to the Deputy Minister of Health.

Marginal note:Services between the Department and boards or agencies
  • 4.2 (1) The Department may provide services to, and receive services from, any board or agency for which the Minister is responsible and any of those boards or agencies may also provide services to each other.

  • Marginal note:Fees for services

    (2) The Minister may fix the fees to be paid for services provided by the Minister or the Department to any board or agency for which the Minister is responsible and any of those boards or agencies may fix the fees to be paid for services provided to the Minister, the Department or to each other, despite subsection 6(1).

  • Marginal note:Amounts charged

    (3) The amounts to be recovered for services provided under subsection (1) and the manner of calculating the amounts are subject to the approval of the Treasury Board and the amount charged for a service may not exceed the cost of providing the service.

  • Marginal note:Amounts received may be spent

    (4) Subject to any conditions imposed by the Treasury Board, any amounts received by the Department or a board or agency for services provided under subsection (1) may be expended, in the case of the Department, for any purpose of the Department, or, in the case of a board or agency, for any purpose of the board or agency.

R.S., c. Q-1Quarantine Act

Marginal note:1996, c. 8, par. 33(b)

 Paragraph 9(b) of the Quarantine Act is replaced by the following:

  • (b) may appeal the detention to the Chief Public Health Officer, or any other person that the Chief Public Health Officer may designate, who may allow the appeal, dismiss it or make any order with respect to the detention or the release of the detained person that a quarantine officer may make under subsection 8(2).

COORDINATING AMENDMENT

Marginal note:2005, c. 20
  •  (1) If section 82 of the Quarantine Act (the “other Act”), being chapter 20 of the Statutes of Canada, 2005, comes into force before section 22 of this Act, then, on the later of the day on which that section 82 comes into force and the day on which this Act receives royal assent — or, if those days are the same day, then on that day — section 22 of this Act and the heading before it are repealed.

  • (2) If section 82 of the other Act comes into force on the same day as section 22 of this Act, then section 22 of this Act is deemed to have come into force before section 82 of the other Act.

COMING INTO FORCE

Marginal note:Order in council

 This Act, other than section 23, comes into force on a day to be fixed by order of the Governor in Council.

 
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