Physical Activity and Sport Act (S.C. 2003, c. 2)
Assented to 2003-03-19
Corporate Plan and Annual Report
Marginal note:Corporate plan
32. (1) The Centre shall prepare a corporate plan for each fiscal year, and deliver a copy of that plan to the Minister at least 30 days before the start of that fiscal year.
Marginal note:Scope and content of corporate plan
(2) The corporate plan shall encompass all the business and activities of the Centre and shall include a statement of
(a) the Centre’s objectives;
(b) the strategies that the Centre intends to use to achieve its objectives, including its operational and financial strategies and its human resource strategies; and
(c) the Centre’s operating and capital budgets for the next fiscal year.
Marginal note:Corporate plan to be made public
(3) After the corporate plan is delivered to the Minister, the Centre shall make the plan public.
Marginal note:Corporate plan to be tabled
(4) The Minister shall cause a copy of the corporate plan to be tabled in each House of Parliament on any of the first fifteen days on which that House is sitting after the Minister receives the plan.
Marginal note:Annual report
33. (1) The chairperson of the board of directors shall, within four months after the end of each fiscal year, deliver a report on the operations of the Centre in that fiscal year to the Minister.
(2) The report shall include
(a) the financial statements of the Centre and the report of the auditor respecting those statements;
(b) a summary of the Centre’s corporate plan; and
(c) information about the Centre’s performance with respect to the objectives established in the corporate plan.
(3) The total remuneration that each officer receives in a fiscal year from the Centre, including any reimbursements or monetary benefits, and the amount of any reimbursements or monetary benefits that each director receives in a fiscal year from the Centre, shall be set out in the annual financial statements for that year.
Marginal note:Distribution of report
(4) After its annual report is delivered to the Minister, the Centre shall make the report public.
Marginal note:Annual report to be tabled
(5) The Minister shall cause a copy of the annual report to be tabled in each House of Parliament on any of the first fifteen days on which that House is sitting after the Minister receives the report.
Marginal note:Public meeting
34. (1) Within 60 days after the delivery of its annual report to the Minister, the Centre shall convene a public meeting at a city in Canada selected by the Centre to consider the report and other matters relating to the Centre’s activities during the current fiscal year.
Marginal note:Notice of meeting
(2) At least 30 days before the date of a meeting convened under subsection (1), the Centre shall give notice of the time and place of the meeting in accordance with its by-laws.
Marginal note:Minister may order dissolution
35. (1) The Minister may, by order, dissolve the Centre
(a) if the Centre has failed to make by-laws in accordance with paragraphs 17(1)(e), (g) and (i) to (k) within one year after section 9 comes into force;
(b) if the Minister is satisfied that the Centre has failed, for a period of one year, to carry on its affairs and business;
(c) if the Minister, on the expiry of any period of five years after the coming into force of section 9, after having made an evaluation of the Centre, is satisfied that the Centre is not fulfilling its mission or is no longer necessary; or
(d) on petition by the Centre supported by a resolution passed by at least two thirds of the directors.
Marginal note:Debts and liabilities
(2) In the event of the dissolution of the Centre, any property of the Centre that remains after the payment of its debts and liabilities, or after the making of adequate provision for the payment of its debts and liabilities, may be transferred to any person or institution having a mission similar to that of the Centre that the Minister specifies in the order.
(3) If the Minister dissolves the Centre, the affairs of the Centre shall be wound up in accordance with this section and any regulations made under paragraph 36(b).
36. The Governor in Council may make regulations
(a) defining, for the purposes of this Act, the expressions “physical activity”, “sport” and “sport organization”;
(b) respecting the winding up of the Centre; and
(c) generally for carrying into effect the purposes and provisions of sections 3 to 8.
1995, c. 11Department of Canadian Heritage Act
37. Paragraph 4(2)(f) of the Department of Canadian Heritage Act is replaced by the following:
(f) the encouragement, promotion and development of sport;
Marginal note:Bill C-30
38. If Bill C-30, introduced in the 1st session of the 37th Parliament and entitled the Courts Administration Service Act, receives royal assent, then, on the later of the coming into force of section 14 of that Act and subsection 9(4) of this Act, subsection 9(4) of this Act is replaced by the following:
Marginal note:Status of arbitrator or mediator
(4) For the purposes of the Federal Courts Act, the Centre or an arbitrator or mediator who provides services under the auspices of the Centre is not a federal board, commission or other tribunal within the meaning of that Act.
Marginal note:Repeal of R.S., c. F-25
39. The Fitness and Amateur Sport Act is repealed.
COMING INTO FORCE
Marginal note:Coming into force
40. The provisions of this Act, other than section 38, come into force on a day or days to be fixed by order of the Governor in Council.
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