20. After the regular period of classes has begun, a board or an educational institution is authorized, notwithstanding sections 13 to 17, to negotiate a contract by agreement with one of its carriers or with the holder of a bus transport permit of the “chartered bus transport” category, where the purpose of the contract is to provide student transportation for educational, sports or cultural activities.
For the purposes of this section, student transportation provided by a holder of a bus transport permit of the “chartered bus transport” category is deemed to be a public transport service within the meaning of section 1 of the Regulation respecting road vehicles used for the transportation of school children (chapter T-12, r. 17) and the Bus Transport Regulation (chapter T-12, r. 16) applies thereto.
O.C. 647-91, s. 20; O.C. 286-97, s. 8; O.C. 642-98, s. 6; O.C. 306-2008, s. 7.