1. The Minister of Economic Development, Innovation and Export Trade hereby institutes 6 competitions for the purpose of granting 6 scientific awards annually.
Each award is the highest distinction granted by the Gouvernement du Québec to honour a scientist for an outstanding career in his or her field.
The 6 awards are as follows:
(1) Prix Marie-Victorin;
(2) Prix Léon-Gérin;
(3) Prix Wilder-Penfield;
(4) Prix Armand-Frappier;
(5) Prix Lionel-Boulet;
(6) Prix Marie-Andrée-Bertrand.