2024–25 Departmental Plan - Supplementary Information Tables

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Details on transfer payment programs

Provision of access to legal advice under the Public Servants Disclosure Protection Act

Start date2010–11
End dateOngoing
Type of transfer paymentContribution
Type of appropriationThe program is appropriated annually through the Estimates
Fiscal year of terms and conditions2010–11
Link to departmental result(s)Public sector disclosures of wrongdoing and complaints of reprisal are dealt with in a timely and effective manner
Link to department’s Program InventoryDisclosure and Reprisal Management Program
Purpose and objectives of transfer payment programThe transfer payment program is made pursuant to the Public Servants Disclosure Protection Act (PSDPA) and supports the Core Responsibility of the Office. It provides access to legal advice in a timely and effective matter to qualified individuals and ensuring that the rights to procedural fairness and natural justice are upheld.
Expected resultsThe transfer payment program’s expected result will be to provide qualified individuals under the PSPDA with access to legal advice about their situation, rights, obligations and assistance in determining their best course of action. This will help ensure a fair, timely and transparent process where inquiries and investigations are conducted efficiently and in accordance with the PSDPA and ultimately contribute to increased confidence in Canadian federal public institutions.
Fiscal year of last completed evaluation2018–19
Decision following the results of last evaluationContinuation
Fiscal year of next planned evaluationNot applicable
General targeted recipient groups
  • For-profit organizations
  • Individual or sole proprietorships
Initiatives to engage applicants and recipientsNot applicable

Financial information (in dollars)

Type of transfer payment2023–24 forecast spending2024–25 planned spending2025–26 planned spending2026–27 planned spending
Total contributions program45,00050,00050,00050,000