23. No school service centre, school board, municipality or metropolitan community, nor any legal person or agency to which it appoints the majority of the members or contributes over one-half of the financing, nor any group formed of such centres, boards, municipalities, communities, legal persons or agencies may, without the prior written authorization of the Minister, conclude any agreement with a foreign government or any of its departments, with an international organization or with any agency of such a government or organization.
Any contravention of the provisions of the first paragraph entails the nullity of the agreement.
The Minister, with the accord of the minister who is responsible for the board, municipality or community or who pays it a subsidy, shall see to the negotiation of the agreement.
1988, c. 41, s. 23; 1988, c. 84, s. 697; 1990, c. 85, s. 118; 1999, c. 40, s. 188; 2000, c. 56, s. 218; 2020, c. 1, s. 28811.