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Railway Safety Act

Version of section 51 from 2002-12-31 to 2013-04-30:

Marginal note:Minister to cause review of Act to be conducted

  •  (1) The Minister shall, before the expiration of a period of five years after the coming into force of this section, establish a committee of not fewer than three nor more than five persons appointed by the Minister having expertise in matters affected by this Act to conduct a comprehensive review of the operation of this Act, which review shall, without limiting the generality of the foregoing, include an evaluation of the impact of this Act on the safety of railway operations and recommendations for such amendments to this Act as the committee considers appropriate.

  • Marginal note:Powers of committee

    (2) The committee has, for the purposes of carrying out its duties, the powers of a commissioner under Part I of the Inquiries Act and may, for those purposes, engage the services of such experts, professionals and other staff as it deems necessary or advisable at such rates of remuneration as the Treasury Board approves.

  • Marginal note:Report

    (3) The committee shall, not later than one year after the expiration of the period referred to in subsection (1), make a report to the Minister of its findings, evaluation and recommendations as referred to in that subsection, and the Minister shall cause a copy of the report to be laid before each House of Parliament within fifteen sitting days of that House after the report has been made to the Minister.

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