War Veterans Allowance Act
29 (1) The Minister has all the powers of a commissioner under Part I of the Inquiries Act for the purpose of any investigation required to be made in order to determine whether any allowance should be made, suspended or revoked, what should be the amount of any allowance, or whether payment of any allowance should be made to the recipient or to some other person for administration on behalf of the recipient.
Marginal note:Taking oaths, etc.
(2) Any officer or employee of the Department authorized by the Minister may, in the course of their employment and subject to any other Act of Parliament or any Act of the legislature of a province, administer oaths and take and receive affidavits, declarations and solemn affirmations for the purpose of the administration of this Act or the regulations, and every person so authorized has, with respect to any such oath, affidavit, declaration or affirmation, all the powers of a commissioner for taking affidavits.
Marginal note:Acceptance of oaths, etc.
(3) The Minister may accept, for the purpose of the administration of this Act or the regulations, any oath administered or any affidavit, declaration or solemn affirmation taken or received by any officer or employee of
(a) a department or other portion of the public service of Canada specified in Schedule I to the Public Service Staff Relations Act, or
(b) a department of the government of a province
who has all the powers of a commissioner for taking affidavits.
- R.S., 1985, c. W-3, s. 29
- R.S., 1985, c. 20 (3rd Supp.), s. 33
- 2000, c. 34, s. 82
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