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Copyright Act

Version of section 66 from 2019-04-01 to 2020-09-09:


Marginal note:Establishment

  •  (1) There is established a Board to be known as the Copyright Board, consisting of not more than five members, including a Chair and a Vice-chair, to be appointed by the Governor in Council.

  • Marginal note:Service

    (2) The members of the Board shall be appointed to serve either full-time or part-time.

  • Marginal note:Chair

    (3) The Chair must be a judge, either sitting or retired, of a superior court.

  • Marginal note:Tenure

    (4) Each member of the Board shall hold office during good behaviour for a term not exceeding five years, but may be removed at any time by the Governor in Council for cause.

  • Marginal note:Re-appointment

    (5) A member of the Board is eligible to be re-appointed once only.

  • Marginal note:Prohibition

    (6) A member of the Board shall not be employed in the public service within the meaning of the Federal Public Sector Labour Relations Act during the member’s term of office.

  • Marginal note:Members deemed public service employees

    (7) A full-time member of the Board, other than the Chair, is deemed to be employed in

  • R.S., 1985, c. C-42, s. 66
  • R.S., 1985, c. 10 (1st Supp.), s. 1, c. 10 (4th Supp.), s. 12
  • 2003, c. 22, s. 154(E), 224(E), 225(E)
  • 2017, c. 9, s. 55
  • 2018, c. 27, s. 290
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