10. The Secretary-General, the Associate Secretaries-General and the Deputy Secretaries of the Conseil exécutif are appointed and remunerated in accordance with the Public Service Act (chapter F-3.1.1).
The Secretary-General shall assist the Conseil in the performance of its duties; he shall have, with regard to the public servants of the Conseil, the powers assigned by the said Act to a Deputy Minister.
The Secretary-General may, in writing, on the conditions, to the extent and for the time he specifies, delegate or subdelegate all or part of the responsibilities vested in him under this section.
The Government may confer on every associate secretary-general of the Conseil exécutif the rank and privileges of deputy minister, which shall not be cause for the conferee to cease to discharge his duties under the authority of the Secretary-General of the Conseil exécutif.
1968, c. 12, s. 1; 1976, c. 7, s. 2; 1977, c. 5, s. 14; 1977, c. 14, s. 3; 1978, c. 15, s. 133, s. 140; 1983, c. 55, s. 141; 1992, c. 24, s. 4.