National Research Council Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. N-15)

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National Research Council Act

R.S.C., 1985, c. N-15

An Act respecting the National Research Council of Canada

SHORT TITLE

Marginal note:Short title

 This Act may be cited as the National Research Council Act.

  • R.S., c. N-14, s. 1.

INTERPRETATION

Marginal note:Definitions

 In this Act,

“Chairperson”

« premier conseiller »

“Chairperson” means the Chairperson of the Council appointed under subsection 3(1);

“company”

“company”[Repealed, 1999, c. 31, s. 168]

“Council”

« Conseil »

“Council” means the Council established by subsection 3(1);

“Minister”

« ministre »

“Minister” means such member of the Queen’s Privy Council for Canada as may be designated by the Governor in Council as the Minister for the purposes of this Act;

“President”

« président »

“President” means the President of the Council appointed under subsection 3(1).

  • R.S., 1985, c. N-15, s. 2;
  • 1999, c. 31, s. 168;
  • 2013, c. 40, s. 271.

ESTABLISHMENT OF COUNCIL

Marginal note:Council established
  •  (1) There is established a Council, to be called the National Research Council of Canada, consisting of a President, a Chairperson and not more than 10 other members, to be appointed by the Governor in Council.

  • Marginal note:Council incorporated

    (2) The Council is a body corporate that has power to acquire and hold real, personal, movable and immovable property for the purposes of and subject to this Act.

  • R.S., 1985, c. N-15, s. 3;
  • 2001, c. 4, s. 108;
  • 2010, c. 12, s. 1757;
  • 2013, c. 40, s. 272.

DUTIES AND POWERS

Marginal note:Duties of Council

 The Council has charge of such matters affecting scientific and industrial research in Canada as may be assigned to it by the Governor in Council.

  • R.S., c. N-14, s. 7;
  • 1976-77, c. 24, s. 55.