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Library and Archives of Canada Act (S.C. 2004, c. 11)

Act current to 2022-07-13 and last amended on 2015-02-26. Previous Versions

Offences and Penalties

Marginal note:Offence and punishment

  •  (1) Every person who contravenes subsection 10(1) or the regulations or fails to comply with a request of the Librarian and Archivist under subsection 11(1) is guilty of an offence and liable on summary conviction

    • (a) in the case of an individual, to the fine referred to in subsection 787(1) of the Criminal Code; and

    • (b) in the case of a corporation, to the fine referred to in paragraph 735(1)(b) of that Act.

  • Marginal note:No imprisonment in default of fine payment

    (2) Despite subsection 787(2) of the Criminal Code, a term of imprisonment may not be imposed for default of payment of a fine imposed under subsection (1).

  • Marginal note:Recovery of fines

    (3) A fine imposed under subsection (1) is a debt payable to Her Majesty in right of Canada and may be recovered as such in any court of competent jurisdiction or by any manner provided for in any Act of Parliament.

Amendments to the Copyright Act

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Consequential Amendments

Access to Information Act

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Copyright Act

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Department of Veterans Affairs Act

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Excise Tax Act

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Financial Administration Act

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Historic Sites and Monuments Act

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Income Tax Act

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Injured Military Members Compensation Act

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Nunavut Land Claims Agreement Act

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Parliament of Canada Act

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Pension Act

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Privacy Act

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Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act

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Public Sector Compensation Act

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Public Service Staff Relations Act

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War Veterans Allowance Act

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Youth Criminal Justice Act

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Yukon First Nations Land Claims Settlement Act

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Yukon First Nations Self-Government Act

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Transitional Provisions

Marginal note:No continuation in office

  •  (1) The persons who were the National Archivist of Canada and the National Librarian immediately before the coming into force of section 55 cease to hold those offices on the coming into force of subsection 5(1).

  • Marginal note:Transfer of existing holdings

    (2) The records and publications that constituted the collections of the National Archives of Canada and the National Library immediately before the coming into force of section 55 are transferred to the Librarian and Archivist subject to any terms and conditions that were applicable to those records and publications.

  • Marginal note:Continuation of personnel

    (3) Every person who was, immediately before the coming into force of section 55, an employee employed in the National Archives of Canada or the National Library is an employee of the Library and Archives of Canada.

  • Marginal note:Transfer of funds

    (4) All amounts that were in the accounts of Canada called the National Archives of Canada Account and the National Library Special Operating Account immediately before the coming into force of section 55 are transferred to the Library and Archives of Canada Account.

  • Marginal note:References

    (5) Unless the context requires otherwise, “National Archives of Canada” and “National Library” are replaced by “Library and Archives of Canada” in

    • (a) any regulation, as defined in section 2 of the Statutory Instruments Act; and

    • (b) any other instrument made

      • (i) in the execution of a power conferred by or under an Act of Parliament, or

      • (ii) by or under the authority of the Governor in Council.

  • Marginal note:References

    (6) Unless the context requires otherwise, “National Archivist of Canada” and “National Librarian” are replaced by “Librarian and Archivist of Canada” in

    • (a) any regulation, as defined in section 2 of the Statutory Instruments Act; and

    • (b) any other instrument made

      • (i) in the execution of a power conferred by or under an Act of Parliament, or

      • (ii) by or under the authority of the Governor in Council.

  • Marginal note:References

    (7) Unless the context requires otherwise, a reference in any contract or other document to

    • (a) the “National Archives of Canada” or the “National Library” shall be read as a reference to the “Library and Archives of Canada”; and

    • (b) the “National Archivist of Canada” or the “National Librarian” shall be read as a reference to the “Librarian and Archivist of Canada”.

Coordinating Amendments

 [Repealed, 2012, c. 19, s. 751]

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Repeals

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Coming into Force

Marginal note:Order

Footnote * The provisions of this Act, other than sections 21, 53 and 54, come into force on a day or days to be fixed by order of the Governor in Council.

  • Return to footnote *[Note: Sections 21, 53 and 54 in force on assent April 22, 2004; Act, other than sections 21, 53 and 54, in force May 21, 2004, see SI/2004-58.]

 
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