7.1. The Minister may, by agreement, to the extent and on the conditions specified, delegate to the Commission des partenaires du marché du travail the Minister’s functions under this Act or an Act under the Minister’s responsibility that relate to sectoral intervention, to workforce skills development and recognition, and to the administration of the Act to promote workforce skills development and recognition (chapter D-8.3), including the administration of the Workforce Skills Development and Recognition Fund.
The agreement must, among other things, set out the manner in which the human, financial, physical and information resources made available to the Commission by the Minister to exercise the delegated functions are to be determined, as well as follow-up, evaluation and accountability reporting mechanisms.
When exercising such delegated functions, the chairman of the Commission is considered to be part of the department and to have the administrative powers needed to exercise such functions.
The agreement may be unilaterally cancelled by the Minister.