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College of Patent Agents and Trademark Agents Act

Version of section 15 from 2022-06-23 to 2024-05-01:


Marginal note:Term

  •  (1) Each director is to be appointed or elected for a term of not more than three years, and may be reappointed or re-elected for subsequent terms of not more than three years each.

  • Marginal note:Determination of term

    (2) The length of a director’s term is

    • (a) set out by the Minister in the order appointing the director, if the director is appointed; or

    • (b) determined in accordance with the by-laws, if the director is elected.

  • Marginal note:Staggered terms

    (3) For greater certainty, it is not necessary that all directors hold office for terms that begin or end on the same day.

  • Marginal note:Continuation in office — appointed directors

    (4) Despite subsection (1) and subject to section 17, an appointed director continues to hold office until they are re-appointed or their successor is appointed.

  • Marginal note:Vacancies during term

    (5) If an elected director has ceased to hold office before the expiry of their term, the Board may, in accordance with the by-laws, appoint an individual to fill that vacancy for the unexpired portion of that term or for any shorter period that the Board fixes.

  • 2018, c. 27, s. 247 “15”
  • 2022, c. 10, s. 284

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