56. The Conseil du trésor may order the suspension, for such period as it fixes, of any payment on an appropriation, in whole or in part. Such order must be attested and signed by the chairman of the Conseil du trésor and notice of it must be given to the Comptroller of Finance.
The preceding paragraph shall not apply to the salaries, indemnities or contingent and other expenses of the National Assembly.
1970, c. 17, s. 56; 1977, c. 5, s. 14.