G-2 - Act respecting the Grand Théâtre de Québec

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chapter G-2
Act respecting the Grand Théâtre de Québec
GRAND THÉÂTRE DE QUÉBECMarch 31 1982July 1 1982
Chapter G-2 is replaced by the Act respecting the Société du Grand Théâtre de Québec (chapter S-14.01). (1982, c. 8, s. 39).
1982, c. 8, s. 39.
1. A body, hereinafter called “the Board”, is constituted under the name of “Régie du Grand Théâtre de Québec”.
1970, c. 16, s. 1.
2. The Board shall consist of nine members, including the chairman, appointed by the Government, which shall fix the salary or, if necessary, the additional salary, fees or allowances of each of them.
The term of office of the members of the Board shall be four years and shall be renewable.
In case of the death, resignation or inability to act of a member during his term of office, a successor may be appointed for the remainder of his term of office.
1970, c. 16, s. 2.
3. At its first general meeting of each term of office, the Board shall constitute an executive consisting of the chairman and two other members.
1970, c. 16, s. 3.
4. The Board shall create by by-law the office of director of the Grand Théâtre de Québec.
1970, c. 16, s. 4.
5. The Board shall make by-laws respecting its internal government and to determine the duties of the director and its staff, as well as the powers of the executive.
Such by-laws shall come into force upon approval by the Government.
1970, c. 16, s. 5.
6. No member of the Board shall, directly or indirectly, by himself or through his partner, have an interest in any contract with the Board, derive any advantage therefrom or accept any gift, remuneration or promise in connection with his duties.
This section shall not apply to shareholders of bona fide companies.
1970, c. 16, s. 6.
7. The Board shall be a corporation within the meaning of the Civil Code.
Its corporate seat shall be in the City of Québec or in the immediate vicinity.
Its function shall be to administer the Grand Théâtre de Québec. It may stage performances.
1970, c. 16, s. 7.
8. With the authorization of the Government, the Board may acquire, alienate or hypothecate immoveables.
1970, c. 16, s. 8.
9. Each year not less than sixty days before the beginning of its fiscal year, the Board must forward its draft budget to the Minister of Cultural Affairs for approval by the Conseil du trésor.
The Board must also obtain the prior approval of the Conseil du trésor as regards financial commitments not provided for in the budget and for such purpose shall cause the drafts of such commitments to be sent to the Minister of Cultural Affairs.
1970, c. 16, s. 9; 1970, c. 17, s. 102; 1977, c. 5, s. 14.
10. The fiscal year of the Board shall begin on the first of April.
1970, c. 16, s. 10.
11. The Board must obtain the prior approval of the Government for:
(a)  contracts for more than one year;
(b)  salary scales for its employees;
(c)  labour agreements with its employees and requisitions for services not specifically provided for in the approved budget;
(d)  loans.
1970, c. 16, s. 11.
12. If the expenditure exceeds $10,000, the Board, unless exempted therefrom by the Government, must call for public tenders before making any contract for the carrying out of work respecting the immoveables which it owns or administers or for the furnishing of materials or supplies.
1970, c. 16, s. 12.
13. The Auditor General may at any time have an audit or examination made of the books and documents of the Board.
1970, c. 16, s. 13; 1970, c. 17, s. 102.
14. The Board shall make an annual report on the property in its possession and respecting its operations, giving all necessary information to show the general state of its affairs. Such report shall be laid before the National Assembly by the Minister of Cultural Affairs.
1970, c. 16, s. 14.
15. The Board shall not be subject to payment of any general or special tax for municipal or school purposes, but shall pay compensation for the municipal services and local improvements from which it benefits directly. Failing an agreement upon the amount of such compensation, it shall be fixed by the Commission municipale du Québec.
1970, c. 16, s. 15; 1977, c. 5, s. 14.
16. The name “Grand Théâtre de Québec” shall not be used in Québec to designate any immoveable, undertaking or body, without the written authorization of the Board.
1970, c. 16, s. 16.
17. The Minister of Cultural Affairs shall have charge of the carrying out of this act.
1970, c. 16, s. 20.