M-22.1, r. 3 - Regulation respecting the signing of certain documents of the Ministère des Affaires municipales, des Régions et de l’Occupation du territoire

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chapter M-22.1, r. 3
Regulation respecting the signing of certain documents of the Ministère des Affaires municipales, des Régions et de l’Occupation du territoire
AFFAIRES MUNICIPALES, DES RÉGIONS ET DE L’OCCUPATION DU TERRITOIRE — SIGNING
Act respecting the Ministère des Affaires municipales, des Régions et de l’Occupation du territoire
(chapter M-22.1, s. 18).
M-22.1
August 14 2019September 12 2019
DIVISION I
GENERAL
830-2019, Div. IO.C. 830-2019, Div. I.
1. This Regulation provides a framework for the signing of documents by public servants of the Minister of Municipal Affairs, Regions and Land Occupancy.
830-2019O.C. 830-2019, s. 1.
2. For the purposes of this Regulation, public body means a body referred to in section 3 of the Act respecting Access to documents held by public bodies and the Protection of personal information (chapter A-2.1).
830-2019O.C. 830-2019, s. 2.
3. The Québec sales tax and the goods and services tax or, where applicable, the harmonized sales tax are not taken into account in the expenditures provided for in this Regulation.
830-2019O.C. 830-2019, s. 3.
4. The signing of a document in accordance with this Regulation is binding on the Minister and the signature is attributable to the Minister as if the Minister had signed it.
830-2019O.C. 830-2019, s. 4.
5. Any hierarchical superior of the public servant authorized to sign a document under this Regulation is also authorized to sign the document.
830-2019O.C. 830-2019, s. 5.
6. A public servant is authorized to sign a document in accordance with this Regulation even if the public servant is the acting holder of the position or is temporarily replacing an assistant or associate deputy minister, or the director of the direction responsible for the processing of disclosures of wrongdoings relating to municipal bodies.
830-2019O.C. 830-2019, s. 6.
DIVISION II
AUTHORIZED PUBLIC SERVANTS
830-2019, Div. IIO.C. 830-2019, Div. II.
§ 1.  — Secretary general
830-2019, Sd. 1O.C. 830-2019, Sd. 1.
7. In connection with the responsibilities of the Deputy Minister’s office, the secretary general is authorized to sign the following documents, provided that they include expenditures not exceeding $50,000:
(1)  any notice of public calls for tenders or of invitations to tender, and any document relating to those calls for tenders and invitations to tender;
(2)  any services contract;
(3)  any supply contract;
(4)  any service agreement with a public body;
(5)  any document pertaining to the promise or granting of subsidies that do not arise from the application of a program for which the norms are approved by the Government, the Cabinet or the Conseil du trésor.
830-2019O.C. 830-2019, s. 7.
§ 2.  — Director of the direction responsible for the processing of disclosures of wrongdoings relating to municipal bodies
830-2019, Sd. 2O.C. 830-2019, Sd. 2.
8. The director of the direction responsible for the processing of disclosures of wrongdoings relating to municipal bodies is authorized to sign
(1)  any document resulting from the exercise of the powers of the Minister, in particular pursuant to section 17.1 of the Act to facilitate the disclosure of wrongdoings relating to public bodies (chapter D-11.1), provided for in sections 11, 12.1 to 15, 17.2 and 32 of that Act, except the agreements provided for in sections 12.1, 14.1 and 17.2 of that Act; and
(2)  any instructions given under section 14 of the Act respecting the Ministère des Affaires municipales, des Régions et de l’Occupation du territoire (chapter M-22.1) related to section 11 of the Act to facilitate the disclosure of wrongdoings relating to public bodies.
830-2019O.C. 830-2019, s. 8.
9. A public servant, designated investigator by the director of the direction responsible for the processing of disclosures of wrongdoings relating to municipal bodies, is authorized to sign a notice sent pursuant to section 12 of the Act to facilitate the disclosure of wrongdoings relating to public bodies (chapter D-11.1) resulting from the exercise of the powers of the Minister pursuant to section 17.1 of that Act.
830-2019O.C. 830-2019, s. 9.
§ 3.  — Assistant or associate deputy minister
830-2019, Sd. 3O.C. 830-2019, Sd. 3.
10. An assistant or associate deputy minister is authorized to sign
(1)  any document pertaining to the promise or granting of subsidies;
(2)  any authorization to acquire by agreement or expropriation any immovable for industrial purposes given under the fifth paragraph of section 139 of Schedule C of the Charter of Ville de Montréal, metropolis of Québec (chapter C-11.4);
(3)  any authorization or approval given under the Act respecting municipal industrial immovables (chapter I-0.1), the Act respecting Ville de Brossard (1969, chapter 99) and the Act respecting the acquisition of immovables by Ville de Berthierville (1985, chapter 56);
(4)  any document resulting from the exercise of the powers of the Minister provided for in sections 468.1, 468.11, 468.49, 468.53 and 469.1 of the Cities and Towns Act (chapter C-19) and sections 570, 580, 618, 622 and 624 of the Municipal Code of Québec (chapter C-27.1);
(5)  any document resulting from the exercise of the powers of the Minister provided for in sections 278, 339, 346 and 568 of the Act respecting elections and referendums in municipalities (chapter E-2.2);
(6)  any opinion provided for in sections 51, 53.7, 56.4, 56.14, 56.15 and 65 of the Act respecting land use planning and development (chapter A-19.1); and
(7)  any agreement entered into under section 126.3 of the Municipal Powers Act (chapter C-47.1) and sections 21.6 and 21.7 of the Act respecting the Ministère des Affaires municipales, des Régions et de l’Occupation du territoire (chapter M-22.1).
830-2019O.C. 830-2019, s. 10.
§ 4.  — Director general
830-2019, Sd. 4O.C. 830-2019, Sd. 4.
11. In connection with the responsibilities of his or her branch, a director general is authorized to sign
(1)  any document pertaining to the promise or granting of subsidies arising from the application of a program for which the norms are approved by the Government, the Cabinet or the Conseil du trésor; and
(2)  provided that they include expenditures not exceeding $50,000:
(a)  any notice of public calls for tenders or of invitations to tender, and any document relating to those calls for tenders and invitations to tender;
(b)  any services contract;
(c)  any supply contract;
(d)  any service agreement with a public body; and
(e)  any agreement for subsidies that do not arise from the application of a program for which the norms are approved by the Government, the Cabinet or the Conseil du trésor.
830-2019O.C. 830-2019, s. 11.
12. In addition to the documents listed in section 11, the director general of the branch responsible for administration is authorized to sign
(1)  any supply contract;
(2)  any construction contract;
(3)  any application or commitment to the Société québécoise des infrastructures;
(4)  any service agreement with a public body;
(5)  any agreement for subsidies that do not arise from the application of a program for which the norms are approved by the Government, the Cabinet or the Conseil du trésor; and
(6)  provided that they include expenditures not exceeding $100,000,
(a)  any notice of public calls for tenders or of invitations to tender, and any document relating to those calls for tenders and invitations to tender; or
(b)  any services contract.
830-2019O.C. 830-2019, s. 12.
13. In addition to the documents listed in section 11, the director general of the branch responsible for infrastructures is authorized to sign any document pertaining to the promise or granting of subsidies that do not arise from the application of a program for which the norms are approved by the Government, the Cabinet or the Conseil du trésor.
830-2019O.C. 830-2019, s. 13.
14. In addition to the documents listed in section 11, the director general of the branch responsible for property assessment is authorized to sign any document provided for in section 264 of the Act respecting municipal taxation (chapter F-2.1).
830-2019O.C. 830-2019, s. 14.
§ 5.  — Director of a direction
830-2019, Sd. 5O.C. 830-2019, Sd. 5.
15. In connection with the responsibilities of his or her direction, a director is authorized to sign
(1)  any document pertaining to the promise or granting of subsidies arising from the application of a program for which the norms are approved by the Government, the Cabinet or the Conseil du trésor; and
(2)  provided that they include expenditures not exceeding $25,000:
(a)  any notice of public calls for tenders or of invitations to tender, and any document relating to those calls for tenders and invitations to tender;
(b)  any services contract;
(c)  any supply contract;
(d)  any service agreement with a public body; and
(e)  any agreement for subsidies that do not arise from the application of a program for which the norms are approved by the Government, the Cabinet or the Conseil du trésor.
830-2019O.C. 830-2019, s. 15.
16. In addition to the documents listed in section 15, a director of the direction responsible for informational resources is authorized to sign the following documents, provided that they include expenditures not exceeding $100,000:
(1)  any notice of public calls for tenders or of invitations to tender, and any document relating to those calls for tenders and invitations to tender;
(2)  any services contract;
(3)  any supply contract;
(4)  any service agreement with a public body.
830-2019O.C. 830-2019, s. 16.
17. In addition to the documents listed in section 15, a director of the direction responsible for land use planning and development is authorized to sign
(1)  any opinion provided for in sections 51, 53.7, 56.4, 56.14, 56.15 and 65 of the Act respecting land use planning and development (chapter A-19.1);
(2)  any extension granted under section 239 of the Act respecting land use planning and development, of a period or a term granted by that Act, a regulation, a by-law, or an order, decree, notice, opinion or assessment passed, made or given under that Act; and
(3)  any request for an opinion made under sections 75.11, 234.2 and 267 of the Act respecting land use planning and development and section 89 of the Charter of Ville de Gatineau (chapter C-11.1).
830-2019O.C. 830-2019, s. 17.
18. In addition to the documents listed in section 15, the director of the direction responsible for metropolitan development and institutional relations is authorized to sign
(1)  any opinion provided for in sections 51, 53.7, 56.4, 56.14, 56.15 and 65 of the Act respecting land use planning and development (chapter A-19.1);
(2)  any extension granted under section 239 of the Act respecting land use planning and development, of a period or a term granted by that Act, a regulation, a by-law, or an order, decree, notice, opinion or assessment passed, made or given under that Act; and
(3)  any request for an opinion made to the Communauté métropolitaine de Montréal provided for in the first paragraph of section 234.2 of the Act respecting land use planning and development.
830-2019O.C. 830-2019, s. 18.
19. In addition to the documents listed in section 15, the director of the direction responsible for municipal finances is authorized to sign
(1)  any approval or authorization for borrowing or for allocation of surplus funds;
(2)  any authorization for security; and
(3)  any approval of a regulation related to a financial reserve.
830-2019O.C. 830-2019, s. 19.
20. In connection with the responsibilities of his or her direction, in addition to the documents listed in section 15, the director of a regional direction is authorized to sign
(1)  any extension granted under section 239 of the Act respecting land use planning and development (chapter A-19.1), of a period or a term granted by that Act, a regulation, a by-law, or an order, decree, notice, opinion or assessment passed, made or given under that Act; and
(2)  any extension of the time granted by the Act respecting municipal territorial organization (chapter O-9).
830-2019O.C. 830-2019, s. 20.
§ 6.  — Service director
830-2019, Sd. 6O.C. 830-2019, Sd. 6.
21. In connection with the responsibilities of his or her service, a director is authorized to sign the following documents, provided that they include expenditures not exceeding $10,000:
(1)  any notice of public calls for tenders or of invitations to tender, and any document relating to those calls for tenders and invitations to tender;
(2)  any services contract;
(3)  any supply contract;
(4)  any service agreement with a public body;
(5)  any agreement for subsidies that do or do not arise from the application of a program for which the norms are approved by the Government, the Cabinet or the Conseil du trésor.
830-2019O.C. 830-2019, s. 21.
§ 7.  — Assistant director
830-2019, Sd. 7O.C. 830-2019, Sd. 7.
22. In connection with the responsibilities of his or her branch, direction or service, as applicable, an assistant director is authorized to sign the following documents, provided that they include expenditures not exceeding $10,000:
(1)  any notice of public calls for tenders or of invitations to tender, and any document relating to those calls for tenders and invitations to tender;
(2)  any services contract;
(3)  any supply contract;
(4)  any service agreement with a public body;
(5)  any agreement for subsidies that do or do not arise from the application of a program for which the norms are approved by the Government, the Cabinet or the Conseil du trésor.
830-2019O.C. 830-2019, s. 22.
23. In addition to the documents listed in section 22, the assistant director of the direction responsible for financial and material resources is authorized to sign the following documents, provided that they include expenditures not exceeding $100,000:
(1)  any notice of public calls for tenders or of invitations to tender, and any document relating to those calls for tenders and invitations to tender;
(2)  any services contract;
(3)  any supply contract;
(4)  any construction contract;
(5)  any application or commitment to the Société québécoise des infrastructures;
(6)  any service agreement with a public body;
(7)  any agreement for subsidies that do or do not arise from the application of a program for which the norms are approved by the Government, the Cabinet or the Conseil du trésor.
830-2019O.C. 830-2019, s. 23.
§ 8.  — Others
830-2019, Sd. 8O.C. 830-2019, Sd. 8.
24. The person in charge of material and immovable resources is authorized to sign the following documents, provided that they include expenditures not exceeding $25,000:
(1)  any notice of public calls for tenders or of invitations to tender, and any document relating to those calls for tenders and invitations to tender;
(2)  any services contract;
(3)  any supply contract;
(4)  any construction contract;
(5)  any application or commitment to the Société québécoise des infrastructures;
(6)  any service agreement with a public body.
830-2019O.C. 830-2019, s. 24.
25. The person in charge of accounting transactions and supply is authorized to sign the following documents, provided that they include expenditures not exceeding $5,000:
(1)  any services contract;
(2)  any supply contract;
(3)  any construction contract.
830-2019O.C. 830-2019, s. 25.
DIVISION III
FINAL
830-2019, Div. IIIO.C. 830-2019, Div. III.
26. This Regulation replaces the Regulation respecting the signing of certain documents of the Ministère des Affaires municipales, des Régions et de l’Occupation du territoire (chapter M-22.1, r. 2).
830-2019O.C. 830-2019, s. 26.
27. (Omitted).
830-2019O.C. 830-2019, s. 27.
REFERENCES
O.C. 830-2019, 2019 G.O. 2, 2264