Department of Social Development Act

An Act to establish the Department of Social Development and to amend and repeal certain related Acts

This bill was last introduced in the 38th Parliament, 1st Session, which ended in November 2005.

Sponsor

Ken Dryden  Liberal

Status

This bill has received Royal Assent and is now law.

Summary

This is from the published bill. The Library of Parliament often publishes better independent summaries.

This enactment establishes the Department of Social Development over which presides the Minister of Social Development. This enactment also sets out the Minister’s powers, duties and functions, as well as the rules applicable to the protection and the making available of personal information obtained under departmental programs, other than those governed by similar codes found in the Canada Pension Plan and the Old Age Security Act.

Elsewhere

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Department of Social Development ActRoutine Proceedings

November 16th, 2004 / 10:05 a.m.
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Avalon Newfoundland & Labrador

Liberal

R. John Efford Liberalfor the Minister of Social Development

moved for leave to introduce Bill C-22, an act to establish the Department of Social Development and to amend and repeal certain related acts.

(Motions deemed adopted, bill read the first time and printed)