Special Import Measures Act
77.24 (1) There shall be a Secretary of the Secretariat to be appointed by the Governor in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister, to hold office for a term not exceeding five years.
Marginal note:Salary and expenses
(2) The Canadian Secretary shall be paid such salary or other remuneration and expenses as may be fixed by the Governor in Council.
Marginal note:Absence or incapacity of Secretary
(3) In the event of the absence or incapacity of the Canadian Secretary or if the office of Canadian Secretary is vacant, the Governor in Council may appoint another person, on such terms and conditions as the Governor in Council deems appropriate, to act as Canadian Secretary and a person so acting shall have all the powers, duties and functions of the Canadian Secretary under this Part and be paid such salary or other remuneration and expenses as may be fixed by the Governor in Council.
(4) The provisions of the Public Service Superannuation Act, other than those related to tenure of office, apply to the Canadian Secretary, except that a person appointed as Canadian Secretary from outside the Public Service may, by notice in writing given to the President of the Treasury Board not more than sixty days after the date of appointment, elect to participate in the Diplomatic Service (Special) Superannuation Act, in which case the provisions of that Act, other than those relating to tenure of office, apply to the Canadian Secretary from the date of appointment and the provisions of the Public Service Superannuation Act do not apply.
Marginal note:Chief executive officer
(5) The Canadian Secretary is the chief executive officer of the Secretariat and has supervision over and direction of the work and staff of the Secretariat.
- 1988, c. 65, s. 42
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