Organization Profile - Courts Administration Service

Courts Administration Service

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Minister Responsible

Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada

Appointment Provisions

Courts Administration Service Act
http://laws-lois.justice.gc.ca/eng/acts/C-45.5/page-1.html#h-4

The Governor in Council shall appoint the Chief Administrator 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.

If the Chief Administrator is absent or incapacitated or the office of Chief Administrator is vacant, the Minister of Justice shall appoint another person to act as Chief Administrator. That person may not act as Chief Administrator for more than 90 days unless the Governor in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister of Justice after consultation by that Minister with the Chief Justices of the Federal Court of Appeal, the Federal Court, the Court Martial Appeal Court and the Tax Court of Canada, confirms that the person may continue to act as Chief Administrator.

Consultation

The Minister of Justice shall consult the Chief Justices of the Federal Court of Appeal, the Federal Court, the Court Martial Appeal Court and the Tax Court of Canada with respect to the appointment and re-appointment of the Chief Administrator and, if applicable, the termination of the Chief Administrator’s appointment.

Appointments

During Pleasure
Appt/Expiry
Date
Position
Level
2011-01-31
2021-01-30