Organization Profile - Administrative Tribunals Support Service of Canada
Administrative Tribunals Support Service of Canada
Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada
The Administrative Tribunals Support Service of Canada, consisting of the Chief Administrator and employees of the Service, is established as a portion of the federal public administration.
The Chief Administrator is to be appointed by the Governor in Council to hold office during pleasure for a term of up to five years.
The Chief Administrator is eligible for re-appointment at the end of each term of office.
The Chief Administrator has the rank and status of a deputy head of a department.
The Chief Administrator has all the powers that are necessary to perform his or her duties and functions under this or any other Act of Parliament.
If the Chief Administrator is absent or incapacitated or the office of Chief Administrator is vacant, the Minister must appoint another person to act as Chief Administrator, but a person must not be so appointed for a term of more than 90 days without the approval of the Governor in Council.
The person acting as Chief Administrator has all of the powers, duties and functions of the Chief Administrator conferred under this Act or any other Act of Parliament.
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