188.8.131.52. The Minister may, by means of an agreement setting out the role and responsibilities of each of the parties, delegate the administration of all or part of the Fund to the Communauté métropolitaine de Québec, a municipality, any municipal or supramunicipal body under a municipality, or the band council of a Native community. The delegatee shall administer the sums entrusted to it under, and has all the powers necessary to carry out, the agreement. The delegatee may, if applicable and with the necessary modifications, entrust that administration to its executive committee or a member of that committee or to its director general or general manager.
Such an agreement may, to the extent it stipulates, allow a departure from the Municipal Aid Prohibition Act (chapter I-15).