19. The Minister shall see to the negotiation and implementation of international agreements and shall administer the programs created under such agreements. He may, in writing, entrust the administration of certain of such programs to another minister.
The programs shall be devised, in agreement with the Minister, by the departments and agencies having jurisdiction over the fields concerned.
The expression “international agreement” means an accord, whatever its particular designation, reached between the Government or one of its departments or agencies, on the one part, and a foreign government or one of its departments, an international organization, or an agency of such a government or organization, on the other part.
1988, c. 41, s. 19; 2002, c. 8, s. 4.