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(Consolidated up to 156/2016)


Government Organization Act


Table of Contents

                1      Definition

                2      Grants authorization

                3      Application

                4      Delegation

                5      Agreement

                6      Payment

                7      Written reports and examination of records

                8      Conditional grants

                9      Transitional

              10      Repeal


1   In this Regulation, “Minister” means the Minister of Indigenous Relations.

AR 4/2002 s1;68/2008;156/2016

Grants authorization

2(1)  Subject to subsection (2), the Minister is authorized to make grants to a person or organization for any purpose related to any program, service or other matter under the administration of the Minister.

(2)  The Minister may not make a grant to an individual.


3   An application for a grant must be made in the manner and form satisfactory to the Minister.


4   The Minister is authorized to delegate in writing any function,

duty or power under this Regulation to any employee of the Government.


5   The Minister is authorized to enter into agreements with respect to any matter relating to the payment of a grant.


6   The Minister may provide for the payment of any grant in a lump sum or by way of instalments and may determine the time or times at which the grant is to be paid.

Written reports and examination of records

7(1)  The Minister may at any time require the recipient of a grant to provide a written report, in a form satisfactory to the Minister, on the work and activity in respect of which the grant was made, including any information required by the Minister relating to the expenditure of the grant.

(2)  The recipient of a grant must permit a representative of the Minister, the Auditor General or both to examine the books or records pertaining to the grant that the Minister or Auditor General considers necessary to determine whether the grant has been properly expended.

Conditional grants

8(1)  The recipient of a grant may use the money only

                               (a)    in accordance with the conditions on which the grant is made, or

                              (b)    if the original conditions on which the grant is made are varied with the consent of the Minister, in accordance with the conditions as varied.

(2)   If the recipient of a grant does not use all of the money, the Minister may require the recipient to refund the surplus money to Government.

(3)  The Minister may require the recipient of a grant to repay all or part of the money to the Government if the recipient does not comply with any of the conditions of the grant or does not use the money as required under this Regulation.


9   A grant made under a predecessor of this Regulation is deemed to have been made under this Regulation.


10   The Northern Development Grants Regulation (AR 354/86) is repealed.

11   Repealed AR 156/2016 s4.