Delegation of Ministerial powers, duties, and functions
The various Acts administered by the Canada Revenue Agency contain provisions vesting powers in the Minister of National Revenue. Most of the Acts allow for the delegation of the Minister's powers to designated officials.
These officials are authorized to exercise powers or perform duties and functions of the Minister of National Revenue through administrative delegation instruments signed either by the Minister or by the Commissioner.
The following pages contain electronic copies of administrative consolidations of current delegation instruments. These have been prepared as a convenient reference only. They have no official sanction.
|Excise Tax Act||March 29, 2023|
|Select Luxury Items Tax Act||March 29, 2023|
|Underused Housing Tax Act||February 6, 2023|
|Children's Special Allowances Act||November 18, 2022|
|Excise Act, 2001||November 18, 2022|
|Income Tax Act||November 18, 2022|
|Air Travellers Security Charge Act||November 24, 2021|
|Employment Insurance Act||November 24, 2021|
|Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act||November 24, 2021|
|Softwood Lumber Products Export Charge Act, 2006||November 24, 2021|
|Wage Earner Protection Program Act||September 28, 2021|
|Canada Pension Plan||November 10, 2020|
|Customs Act||November 10, 2020|
|First Nations Goods and Services Tax Act||October 19, 2020|
|Old Age Security Act||November 6, 2014|
|Excise Act||October 4, 2012|
|Universal Child Care Benefit Act||February 28, 2012|
|Joint Canada-U.S. Government Projects Remission Order||February 23, 2005|
The following pages contain electronic copies of individual delegation instruments for which there are no administrative consolidations.
|Competent Authority||May 22, 2020|
|Income Tax Application Rules||December 12, 2018|
|Tax Rebate Discounting Act||October 28, 1999|
|Various statutory instruments||Ocotber 28, 1999|
The Canada Revenue Agency Act also authorizes the delegation of the Minister's general powers. The following pages contain electronic copies of the current delegation instruments under that Act.
|Delegation from the Minister to the Commissioner||September 10, 2009|
|Sub-delegation from the Commissioner to the
Deputy Commissioner and the Assistant Commissioners
|September 10, 2009|
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