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Auditor General Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. A-17)

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Act current to 2020-10-05 and last amended on 2011-06-26. Previous Versions

AMENDMENTS NOT IN FORCE

  • — 2019, c. 2, s. 10.1

      • 10.1 (1) The definition category I department in section 2 of the Auditor General Act is repealed.

      • (2) Section 2 of the Act is amended by adding the following in alphabetical order:

        designated entity

        designated entity has the same meaning as in section 2 of the Federal Sustainable Development Act; (entité désignée)

  • — 2019, c. 2, s. 10.2

    • 10.2 The portion of section 21.1 of the Act before paragraph (a) is replaced by the following:

      • Purpose

        21.1 In addition to carrying out the functions referred to in subsection 23(3), the purpose of the Commissioner is to provide sustainable development monitoring and reporting on the progress of designated entities towards sustainable development, which is a continually evolving concept based on the integration of social, economic and environmental concerns, and which may be achieved by, among other things,

  • — 2019, c. 2, s. 10.3

    • 10.3 Subsection 22(1) of the Act is replaced by the following:

      • Petitions received
        • 22 (1) Where the Auditor General receives a petition in writing from a resident of Canada about an environmental matter in the context of sustainable development that is the responsibility of a designated entity, the Auditor General shall make a record of the petition and forward the petition within fifteen days after the day on which it is received to the appropriate Minister for the designated entity.

  • — 2019, c. 2, s. 10.4

      • 10.4 (1) Paragraph 23(1)(a) of the Act is replaced by the following:

        • (a) the extent to which designated entities have contributed to meeting the targets set out in the Federal Sustainable Development Strategy and have met the objectives, and implemented the plans, set out in their own sustainable development strategies laid before the Houses of Parliament under section 11 or 12 of the Federal Sustainable Development Act; and

      • (2) Paragraph 23(2)(a) of the Act is replaced by the following:

        • (a) the extent to which designated entities have contributed to meeting the targets set out in the Federal Sustainable Development Strategy and have met the objectives, and implemented the plans, set out in their own sustainable development strategies laid before the Houses of Parliament under section 11 or 12 of the Federal Sustainable Development Act;

      • (3) Paragraph 23(2)(c) of the Act is replaced by the following:

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