55. The right of appointment to an employment or office shall involve that of removal therefrom.
Whenever an Act or any provision of an Act comes into force at a date subsequent to its sanction, appointments to an employment or to an office thereunder may validly be made within the 30 days preceding the date of such coming into force, to take effect on such date, and the regulations contemplated therein may validly be made and published before such date.
However as to an Act or any provision of an Act coming into force by proclamation or order, such appointments may be made only as from the date of such proclamation or order.
The resignation of any civil servant or employee may be validly accepted by the Minister who presides over the Department to which the said civil servant or employee belongs.
R. S. 1964, c. 1, s. 55; 1968, c. 8, s. 13; 1999, c. 40, s. 161.