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Sections 7 to 13 [Operations and Immunity]

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  • 7(1) BOARD OF DIRECTORS

    7(1) The affairs of the Centre shall be governed and managed by its board of directors, who shall be responsible for furthering the Centre’s objects.
  • 7(2) COMPOSITION, APPOINTMENT

    7(2) The board of directors of the Centre shall consist of up to seven members, all of whom shall be appointed by the Lieutenant Governor in Council.

  • 7(3) QUORUM

    7(3) Subject to the by-laws, a majority of the directors constitutes a quorum for the transaction of business.

  • 7(4) CHAIR, VICE-CHAIR

    7(4) The Lieutenant Governor in Council shall designate a director as chair, and may designate another director as vice-chair.

  • 7(5) ACTING CHAIR

    7(5) If the chair is absent or unable to act, or if the office of chair is vacant, the vice-chair, if any, shall act as and have all the powers of the chair.

  • 7(6) SAME

    7(6) If the chair and any vice-chair are absent from a board meeting, the directors present at the meeting shall appoint an acting chair from among themselves to act as, and to have all the powers of, the chair during the meeting.

  • 7(7) REMUNERATION

    7(7) The members of the board may be paid remuneration and expenses as determined by the Lieutenant Governor in Council.

  • 7(8) BOARD TO ACT RESPONSIBLY

    7(8) The board shall act in a financially responsible and accountable manner in exercising its powers and performing its duties.

  • 7(9) STANDARD OF CARE

    7(9) The members of the board shall act in good faith with a view to the objects of the Centre and shall exercise the care, diligence and skill of a reasonably prudent person.

  • 8(1) DELEGATION BY BOARD

    8(1) Subject to subsection (2), the board of directors may, in accordance with the by-laws, delegate any of its powers or duties to a committee of the board, to one or more directors, or to one or more officers or employees of the Centre.
  • 8(2) RESTRICTION

    8(2) The board may not delegate its powers or duties respecting the passage of by-laws or resolutions, or the approval of the financial statements or the annual report of the Centre.

  • 8(3) DELEGATION

    8(3) A delegation under subsection (1),

    (a) shall be in writing; and

    (b) may be general or specific, and include any terms, conditions or restrictions that the board of directors considers advisable.

  • 9 ANNUAL BUDGET

    9. The Centre shall submit its annual budget to the Minister for approval every year in the manner and form, and at the time, the Minister specifies.
  • 10(1) ANNUAL REPORT

    10(1) The Centre shall submit an annual report to the Minister no later than four months after the end of its fiscal year.
  • 10(2) FISCAL YEAR

    10(2) The fiscal year of the Centre shall be from April 1 of a year to March 31 of the following year.

  • 11(1) AUDITING

    11(1) The Centre shall ensure that its books of financial account are audited annually in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles, and that a copy of the audit is given to the Minister.
  • 11(2) AUDIT BY MINISTER

    11(2) The Minister has the right to audit the Centre at any time that the Minister chooses.

  • 12(1) IMMUNITY

    12(1) No action or other civil proceeding shall be commenced against a director, officer, employee or agent of the Centre for an act done in good faith in the exercise or performance or intended exercise or performance of a power or duty under this Act, the regulations or the by-laws, or for neglect or default in the exercise or performance in good faith of the power or duty.
  • 12(2) SAME

    12(2) Subsection (1) does not relieve the Centre of any liability to which it would otherwise be subject with respect to a cause of action arising from any act, neglect or default mentioned in subsection (1).

  • 13 CROWN IMMUNITY

    13. No action or other civil proceeding shall be commenced against the Crown for any act, neglect or default by a person referred to in subsection 12 (1) or for any act, neglect or default by the Centre.

 


Bill 139 received Royal Assent on 12 December 2017, and came into force on 3 April 2018, the day named by proclamation of the Lieutenant Governor. 

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