C-19 - Cities and Towns Act

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29.3. Every by-law or resolution that authorizes a municipality to enter into a contract, other than a construction contract or an intermunicipal agreement, under which the municipality makes a financial commitment and from which arises, either explicitly or implicitly, an obligation for the other contracting party to build, enlarge or substantially modify a building or infrastructure used for municipal purposes must, on pain of nullity, be submitted to the approval of the qualified voters according to the procedure provided for loan by-laws.
1984, c. 38, s. 8; 1994, c. 33, s. 2; 1995, c. 34, s. 5; 1996, c. 2, s. 209; 1999, c. 43, s. 13; 2003, c. 19, s. 105, s. 250; 2005, c. 28, s. 196; 2009, c. 26, s. 109; 2017, c. 132017, c. 13, s. 44.
29.3. Every convention under which a municipality makes a financial commitment for a period exceeding five years must, to be binding on it, be previously approved by the Minister of Municipal Affairs, Regions and Land Occupancy, except in the case of a convention requiring it to pay fees for professional services, a work contract or an intermunicipal agreement.
However, in the case of a municipality with a population of 100,000 or more, the five-year period mentioned in the first paragraph is replaced by a 10-year period, unless the average annual expenditures entailed by the convention for the fiscal years following the one in which the resolution authorizing the municipality to enter into the convention is adopted exceed 0.5% of the total appropriations provided for in the municipality’s budget for operating expenses for that fiscal year.
The Minister may require that the resolution or by-law ordering the financial commitment be subject to the approval of persons qualified to vote on loan by-laws according to the procedure provided for the approval of the by-laws.
1984, c. 38, s. 8; 1994, c. 33, s. 2; 1995, c. 34, s. 5; 1996, c. 2, s. 209; 1999, c. 43, s. 13; 2003, c. 19, s. 105, s. 250; 2005, c. 28, s. 196; 2009, c. 26, s. 109.
29.3. Every convention under which a municipality makes a financial commitment for a period exceeding five years must, to be binding on it, be previously approved by the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Regions, except in the case of a convention requiring it to pay fees for professional services, a work contract or an intermunicipal agreement.
However, in the case of a municipality with a population of 100,000 or more, the five-year period mentioned in the first paragraph is replaced by a 10-year period, unless the average annual expenditures entailed by the convention for the fiscal years following the one in which the resolution authorizing the municipality to enter into the convention is adopted exceed 0.5% of the total appropriations provided for in the municipality’s budget for operating expenses for that fiscal year.
The Minister may require that the resolution or by-law ordering the financial commitment be subject to the approval of persons qualified to vote on loan by-laws according to the procedure provided for the approval of the by-laws.
1984, c. 38, s. 8; 1994, c. 33, s. 2; 1995, c. 34, s. 5; 1996, c. 2, s. 209; 1999, c. 43, s. 13; 2003, c. 19, s. 105, s. 250; 2005, c. 28, s. 196.
29.3. Every convention under which a municipality makes a financial commitment for a period exceeding five years must, to be binding on it, be previously approved by the Minister of Municipal Affairs, Sports and Recreation, except in the case of a convention requiring it to pay fees for professional services, a work contract or an intermunicipal agreement.
However, in the case of a municipality with a population of 100,000 or more, the five-year period mentioned in the first paragraph is replaced by a ten-year period, unless the average annual expenditures entailed by the convention for the fiscal years following the one in which the resolution authorizing the municipality to enter into the convention is adopted exceed 0.5% of the total appropriations provided for in the municipality’s budget for operating expenses for that fiscal year.
The Minister may require that the resolution or by-law ordering the financial commitment be subject to the approval of persons qualified to vote on loan by-laws according to the procedure provided for the approval of the by-laws.
1984, c. 38, s. 8; 1994, c. 33, s. 2; 1995, c. 34, s. 5; 1996, c. 2, s. 209; 1999, c. 43, s. 13; 2003, c. 19, s. 105, s. 250.
29.3. Every convention under which a municipality makes a financial commitment for a period exceeding five years must, to be binding on it, be previously approved by the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Greater Montréal, except in the case of a convention requiring it to pay fees for professional services, a work contract or an intermunicipal agreement.
The Minister may require that the resolution or by-law ordering the financial commitment be subject to the approval of persons qualified to vote on loan by-laws according to the procedure provided for the approval of the by-laws.
1984, c. 38, s. 8; 1994, c. 33, s. 2; 1995, c. 34, s. 5; 1996, c. 2, s. 209; 1999, c. 43, s. 13.
29.3. Every convention under which a municipality makes a financial commitment for a period exceeding five years must, to be binding on it, be previously approved by the Minister of Municipal Affairs, except in the case of a convention requiring it to pay fees for professional services, a work contract or an intermunicipal agreement.
The Minister may require that the resolution or by-law ordering the financial commitment be subject to the approval of persons qualified to vote on loan by-laws according to the procedure provided for the approval of the by-laws.
1984, c. 38, s. 8; 1994, c. 33, s. 2; 1995, c. 34, s. 5; 1996, c. 2, s. 209.
29.3. Every convention under which a corporation makes a financial commitment for a period exceeding five years must, to be binding on it, be previously approved by the Minister of Municipal Affairs, except in the case of a convention requiring it to pay fees for professional services, a work contract or an intermunicipal agreement.
The Minister may require that the resolution or by-law ordering the financial commitment be subject to the approval of persons qualified to vote on loan by-laws according to the procedure provided for the approval of the by-laws.
1984, c. 38, s. 8; 1994, c. 33, s. 2; 1995, c. 34, s. 5.
29.3. Every convention under which a corporation makes a financial commitment for a period exceeding three years must, to be binding on it, be previously approved by the Minister of Municipal Affairs, except in the case of a convention requiring it to pay fees for professional services, a work contract or an intermunicipal agreement.
The Minister may require that the resolution or by-law ordering the financial commitment be subject to the approval of persons qualified to vote on loan by-laws according to the procedure provided for the approval of the by-laws.
1984, c. 38, s. 8; 1994, c. 33, s. 2.
29.3. Every convention under which a corporation makes a financial commitment for a period exceeding three years must, to be binding on it, be previously approved by the Minister of Municipal Affairs, except in the case of a convention requiring it to pay fees for professional services, an individual work contract or an intermunicipal agreement.
The Minister may require that the resolution or by-law ordering the financial commitment be subject to the approval of persons qualified to vote on loan by-laws according to the procedure provided for the approval of the by-laws.
1984, c. 38, s. 8.