52. The signature of the Minister or the Deputy Minister shall give effect to any document emanating from the department.
A deed, document or writing may bind the Minister or be attributed to him only if it is signed by him, the Deputy Minister, a member of the personnel of the department or the holder of a position, or to any other person within a body, but in the latter three cases, only to the extent determined by the Government.
A member of the personnel of an organization is, to the extent that he is assigned to the administration of a program that the Minister has delegated by agreement to that organization, considered to be a member of the personnel of the department for the purposes of the second paragraph.
1997, c. 63, s. 52; 2007, c. 3, s. 47.