Relevant Excerpts of the Language Skills Act

Language Skills Act

S.C. 2013, c. 36

Assented to 2013-06-26


An Act respecting language skills

Her Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate and House of Commons of Canada, enacts as follows:


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This act may be cited as the Language Skills Act.


Language Skills


2  Any person appointed to any of the following offices must, at the time of his or her appointment, be able to speak and understand clearly both officials languages:

   a) ...

   f)  the Senate Ethics Officer, appointed pursuant to section 20.1 of the Parliament of Canada Act;


2013, c. 36, s. 2; 2017, c. 20, s. 190.