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Public Service Employment Act

Version of section 111 from 2014-11-01 to 2024-05-01:

Marginal note:Definitions

  •  (1) The following definitions apply in this Part.


    election means a federal, provincial, territorial or municipal election. (élection)

    federal election

    federal election means an election to the House of Commons. (élection fédérale)

    municipal election

    municipal election means an election as the mayor or a member of the council of a municipality. (élection municipale)


    municipality means

    • (a) an incorporated or unincorporated regional municipality, city, town, village, rural municipality, township, county, district or other municipality, however designated; or

    • (b) any other local or regional authority that is determined by the Governor in Council to be a municipality for the purposes of this Part. (municipalité)

    political activity

    political activity means

    • (a) carrying on any activity in support of, within or in opposition to a political party;

    • (b) carrying on any activity in support of or in opposition to a candidate before or during an election period; or

    • (c) seeking nomination as or being a candidate in an election before or during the election period. (activité politique)

    provincial election

    provincial election means an election to the legislature of a province. (élection provinciale)

    territorial election

    territorial election means an election to the Legislative Assembly of Yukon, the Northwest Territories or Nunavut. (élection territoriale)

  • Marginal note:Meaning of deputy head

    (2) For the purposes of this Part, deputy head includes a Commissioner appointed under subsection 4(5).

  • 2003, c. 22, ss. 12 “111”, 272
  • 2013, c. 40, s. 413
  • 2014, c. 2, s. 55, c. 20, s. 474

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