Charte de l'Association canadienne de santé publique
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|Original charter of the Association assented to in His Majesty's name by the Governor General, on the first day of April, one thousand, nine hundred and twelve.
|-- 2 GEORGE V. CHAP. 79, An Act to incorporate the Canadian Public Health Association.
|Amended Charter of the Association assented to in Her Majesty's name by the Governor General, on the thirty-first day of March, one thousand, nine hundred and sixty.
|-- Third Session, 24th Parliament, 8-9 Elizabeth II, 1960, Bill S-9 of the Senate of Canada, An Act respecting the Canadian Public Health Association.
Whereas Duncan MacKenzie Anderson, M.D., and Lester McDonnell Coulter, M.D., publishers of the Public Health Journal, and Charles J.C.O. Hastings, M.D., Andrew Jerome Harrington, M.D., and T. Aird Murray, C.E., were incorporated by letters patent, issued by the province of Ontario, as "The Canadian Public Health Association;" and whereas it is expedient to extend the objects of the said association by incorporating a new association with the same name but with more extensive objects to be exercised throughout the Dominion of Canada; and whereas a petition has been presented praying that it be enacted as hereinafter set forth, and it is expedient to grant the prayer of the said petition: Therefore His Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate and House of Commons of Canada, enacts as follows:-
- Charles A. Hodgetts, M.D., Colonel G. Carleton Jones, M.D., Major Lorne Drum, M.D., Sir James A. Grant, K.C.M.G., M.D., the Honourable Clifford Sifton, F. Montizambert, I.S.O., M.D., J.G. Rutherford, C.M.G., H.A.R.C.V.S., Charles H. Higgins, D.V.S., and Peter Bryce, M.A., M.D., all of the city of Ottawa, in the province of Ontario: G.D. Porter, M.B., Charles J.C.O. Hastings, M.D., Duncan MacKenzie Anderson, M.D., Lester McDonnell Coulter, M.D., John W.S. McCullough, M.D., Helen MacMurchy, M.D., A.J. Harrington, M.D., T. Aird Murray, C.E. and A. E. Webster, M.D., D.D.S., all of the city of Toronto, in the province of Ontario; L. Laberge, M.D., Sir William C. Van Horne, K.C.M.G., E.P. Lachapelle, M.D., W. D. Lighthall, K.C., Ethel Nurlbatt, M.A., T.A. Starkey, M.D., Mrs. N.C. Smillie, J.E. Laberge, M.D., C.V. Valin, M.D., and Mrs. Grace Ritchie England, M.D., all of the city of Montreal, in the province of Quebec; J.D. Page, M.D., of the city of Quebec, in the province of Quebec; G. MacDonald, M.D., C.M., of the city Calgary, and T.H. Whitelaw, B.A., M.B., of the city of Edmonton, in the province of Alberta; R.M. Simpson, M.D., P.B. Tustin, M.R.S.I., and A.J. Douglas, M.D., all of the city of Winnipeg in the province of Manitoba; W.J. McKay, M.D., of the city of Saskatoon, and Maurice Macdonald Seymout, M.D., of the city of Regina, in the province of Saskatchewan; James Warburton, M.D., and Harry J. Johnson, M.D., both of the city of Charlottetown, in the province of Prince Edward Island; the Honourable G.W. Murray, of the city of Halifax, and Smith L. Walker, M.D., of the town of Truro in the province of Nova Scotia; E.O. Steeves, M.D., of the town of Moncton, and George G. Melvin, M.D., of the city of St. John, in the province of New Brunswick; W.T. Connell, M.D., of the city of Kingston, in the province of Ontario; and C.J. Fagan, M.D., of the city of Victoria, in the province of British Columbia, together with such other persons as hereafter become members of the Association, are hereby incorporated under the name of "The Canadian Public Health Association," hereinafter called "the Association."
- The head office of the Association shall be in the city of Toronto, in the province of Ontario, or such other place in Canada as may be prescribed from time to time by by-law.
- Notice in writing shall be given to the Secretary of State by the Association of any change of the head office and a copy of such notice shall be published forthwith in the Canada Gazette.
- The objects of the Association shall be the development and diffusion throughout Canada of the knowledge of public health and preventive medicine and all other matters and things appertaining thereto or connected therewith.
- The membership in the Association shall be divided into three classes, as follows:
- Active members, who shall comprise the persons named in section 1 of the Act, and all others who are from time to time admitted to active membership under the provision of the by-laws of the Association;
- Associate members;
- Honorary members.
- The Association may make such by-laws as are necessary for the attainment of its objects and the carrying out of the provisions of this Act and without limiting the generality of the foregoing, in respect of the following matters;
- notwithstanding section 4, the establishment of new classes of members, the modification or termination of existing classes, the terms, conditions, rights and privileges of membership, including termination thereof, and the extension of membership to incorporated or unincorporated societies or organizations;
- the calling of annual and special meetings, notice thereof, the mode of holding meetings, provision for quorum, rights of voting and the conduct of business thereat;
- the method of enacting, repealing or amending by-laws;
- the number, powers and duties of the officers of the Association and the constitution, powers, duties, quorum and the terms of office of the executive council and the executive committee;
- the indemnification or other protection of officers and members of the executive council or a committee against liability in the performance of official duties;
- custody of the corporate seal and certifying of documents issued by the Association;
- audit of accounts and appointment of auditors;
- the administration and management of the affairs of the Association, including the delegation by by-law of any of its powers to the executive council or executive committee thereof;
- the establishment of such committees as the executive council or the executive committee may from time to time deem necessary or advisable for the carrying out of the objects of the Association, including the duties, powers and constitution of such committees.
- the establishment of branches or divisions of the Association, the organization and the administration thereof, including arrangements for the recognition, as a branch or division, of any incorporated or unincorporated association having objects substantially similar to those of the Association.
- Subject to and in accordance with the by-laws enacted by the Association, there shall be an executive council and an executive committee thereof, each consisting of such persons as the Association may from time to time elect or appoint thereto, and the executive council and the executive committee shall have and exercise such duties, powers and responsibilities as may be prescribed by the by-laws.
- In addition to the general powers accorded to it by law, the Association shall have power
- to purchase, take on lease or in exchange, hire and otherwise acquire by gift, legacy, devise or otherwise and to won and hold any estate, property or rights, real or personal, movable or immovable, or any title or interest therein, and to sell, exchange alienate, manage, develop, mortgage, hypothecate, lease or otherwise deal therewith as it may deem advisable for the purposes of the Association;
- to borrow money for the purposes of the Association;
- to draw, make, accept, endorse, discount, execute and issue promissory notes, bills of exchange, and other negotiable or transferable instruments;
- to invest and deal with moneys of the Association not immediately required, in such manner as may be determined from time to time; and
- to do all such lawful acts and things as are incidental or conducive to the attainment of the objects and the exercise of the powers of the Association.
- The officers of the Association and the members of the executive council and of the executive committee holding office at the time of the coming into force of this Act, shall continue to hold office until their successors have been appointed or elected in accordance with the provisions of this Act and the by-laws made thereunder.
- The by-laws of the Association established at the time of the coming into force of this Act shall continue until amended or repealed under the provisions of this Act.
- The Association may receive gifts of real property, grants of money, or subsidies in any form whatsoever, from the government of Canada, the government of any province of Canada, any municipality or any persons; and shall apply the same in accordance with the conditions of the gift, grant or subsidy, or, if there be no such condition, in accordance with the objects set forth in section 3 of this Act.