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Department of Employment and Social Development Act (S.C. 2005, c. 34)

Act current to 2019-06-20 and last amended on 2018-06-21. Previous Versions

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  • — 2012, c. 19, s. 251

    • Definitions

      251 The following definitions apply in sections 252 to 270.

      board of referees

      board of referees means a board of referees established under Part VI of the Employment Insurance Act, as it read immediately before the coming into force of section 247. (conseil arbitral)

      Pension Appeals Board

      Pension Appeals Board means the Pension Appeals Board established under section 83 of the Canada Pension Plan, as it read immediately before the coming into force of section 229. (Commission d’appel des pensions)

      Review Tribunal

      Review Tribunal means a Review Tribunal established under section 82 of the Canada Pension Plan, as it read immediately before the coming into force of section 229. (tribunal de révision)

      Social Security Tribunal

      Social Security Tribunal means the Social Security Tribunal established under section 44 of the Department of Human Resources and Skills Development Act. (Tribunal de la sécurité sociale)

      umpire

      umpire means an umpire appointed under Part VI of the Employment Insurance Act, as it read immediately before the coming into force of section 247. (juge-arbitre)

  • — 2012, c. 19, s. 252

    • Information

      252 The Pension Appeals Board, a Review Tribunal, a board of referees or an umpire must transfer to the Social Security Tribunal any information under their control that either relates to an application of which that Tribunal is seized or that the Governor in Council has, by regulation, prescribed.

  • — 2012, c. 19, s. 261

    • Request for reconsideration
      • 261 (1) If no decision has been made before April 1, 2013, in respect of a request made under subsection 84(2) of the Canada Pension Plan, as it read immediately before the coming into force of section 229, it is deemed to be an application made on April 1, 2013 under section 66 of the Department of Human Resources and Skills Development Act and is deemed to relate to a decision made, as the case may be, by

        • (a) the General Division of the Social Security Tribunal, in the case of a decision made by a Review Tribunal; or

        • (b) the Appeal Division of the Social Security Tribunal, in the case of a decision made by the Pension Appeals Board.

      • Deeming

        (2) An application made under section 66 of the Department of Human Resources and Skills Development Act after March 31, 2013 is deemed to relate to a decision made, as the case may be, by

        • (a) the General Division of the Social Security Tribunal, in the case of a decision made by a Review Tribunal; or

        • (b) the Appeal Division of the Social Security Tribunal, in the case of a decision made by the Pension Appeals Board.

  • — 2012, c. 19, s. 269

    • Request for reconsideration
      • 269 (1) If no decision has been made before April 1, 2013 in respect of a request made under section 120 of the Employment Insurance Act as it read immediately before the coming into force of section 247, it is deemed to be an application made on April 1, 2013 under section 66 of the Department of Human Resources and Skills Development Act and is deemed to relate to a decision made, as the case may be, by

        • (a) the General Division of the Social Security Tribunal, in the case of a decision made by a board of referees; or

        • (b) the Appeal Division of the Social Security Tribunal, in the case of a decision made by an umpire.

      • Deeming

        (2) An application made under section 66 of the Department of Human Resources and Skills Development Act after March 31, 2013 is deemed to relate to a decision made, as the case may be, by

        • (a) the General Division of the Social Security Tribunal, in the case of a decision made by a board of referees; or

        • (b) the Appeal Division of the Social Security Tribunal, in the case of a decision made by an umpire.

  • — 2013, c. 40, s. 217

    • Deputy Minister and Associate Deputy Minister
      • 217 (1) Any person who holds the office of Deputy Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development or of Associate Deputy Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development immediately before the day on which this section comes into force is deemed to hold the office of Deputy Minister of Employment and Social Development or of Associate Deputy Minister of Employment and Social Development, respectively, as of that day.

      • Deputy Minister of Labour

        (2) Any person who holds the office of Deputy Minister of Labour immediately before the day on which this section comes into force is deemed to have been designated Deputy Minister of Labour under subsection 4(3) of the Department of Employment and Social Development Act, as enacted by section 209 of this Act, as of that day.

  • — 2013, c. 40, s. 218

    • Positions

      218 Nothing in this Act is to be construed as affecting the status of an employee who, immediately before the coming into force of this section, occupied a position in the Department of Human Resources and Skills Development except that the employee, on the coming into force of this section, occupies their position in the Department of Employment and Social Development under the authority of the Minister of Employment and Social Development.

  • — 2013, c. 40, s. 219

    • Transfer of appropriations

      219 Any amount appropriated by an Act of Parliament for the fiscal year in which this section comes into force to defray the charges and expenses of the Department of Human Resources and Skills Development that is unexpended is deemed to have been appropriated to defray the charges and expenses of the Department of Employment and Social Development.

  • — 2013, c. 40, s. 220

    • Transfer of powers, duties and functions

      220 If, under any Act of Parliament, any instrument made under an Act of Parliament or any order, contract, lease, licence or other document, any power, duty or function is vested in or may be exercised or performed by the Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development, that power, duty or function is vested in or may be exercised or performed by the Minister of Employment and Social Development, the Deputy Minister of Employment and Social Development or the appropriate officer of the Department of Employment and Social Development, as the case may be.

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