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Public Service Employment Act

Version of section 111 from 2014-04-01 to 2014-10-31:

Marginal note:Definitions

  •  (1) The following definitions apply in this Part.



    election means a federal, provincial, territorial or municipal election. (élection)

    federal election

    élection fédérale

    federal election means an election to the House of Commons. (élection fédérale)

    municipal election

    élection municipale

    municipal election means an election as the mayor or a member of the council of a municipality. (élection municipale)



    municipality means

    • (a) an incorporated or unincorporated regional municipality, city, town, village, rural municipality, township, county, district or other municipality, however designated; or

    • (b) any other local or regional authority that is determined by the Governor in Council to be a municipality for the purposes of this Part. (municipalité)

    political activity

    activité politique

    political activity means

    • (a) carrying on any activity in support of, within or in opposition to a political party;

    • (b) carrying on any activity in support of or in opposition to a candidate before or during an election period; or

    • (c) seeking nomination as or being a candidate in an election before or during the election period. (activité politique)

    provincial election

    élection provinciale

    provincial election means an election to the legislature of a province. (élection provinciale)

    territorial election

    élection territoriale

    territorial election means an election to the Legislative Assembly of Yukon, the Northwest Territories or Nunavut. (élection territoriale)

  • Meaning of deputy head

    (2) For the purposes of this Part, deputy head includes a Commissioner appointed under subsection 4(5) and the Chairperson of the Tribunal designated under subsection 88(5).

  • 2003, c. 22, ss. 12 “111”, 272
  • 2014, c. 2, s. 55

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