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Old Age Security Act

Version of section 38 from 2003-01-01 to 2005-03-31:

Marginal note:Commissioners for oaths, etc.

  •  (1) Any officer or employee of Her Majesty who is authorized by the Minister for the purpose may, in the course of their employment and subject to any other Act of Parliament or any Act of the legislature of a province, administer oaths and take and receive affidavits, declarations and solemn affirmations and every person so authorized has, with respect to any such oath, affidavit, declaration or affirmation, all the powers of a commissioner for taking affidavits.

  • Marginal note:Acceptance of oaths, etc.

    (2) The Minister may accept, for the purposes of the administration of this Act or the regulations, any oath administered or affidavit, declaration or solemn affirmation given by any officer or employee of any department or other portion of the public service of Canada specified in Schedule I to the Public Service Staff Relations Act or of any department of the government of a province who has all the powers of a commissioner for taking affidavits.

  • R.S., 1985, c. O-9, s. 38
  • 1995, c. 33, s. 24

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