148. At the request of one or more groups composed of employees or professionals who work at a facility of an integrated health and social services centre or of a grouped institution administered by the board of directors of such a centre, or composed of persons from any sector of the population served by those institutions, the Minister must, for all the institutions indicated on the most recent permit of an amalgamated institution or the permit of a grouped institution, set up a single advisory committee charged with making recommendations to the board of directors of the integrated centre on the measures to be implemented to preserve the cultural, historic, linguistic or local character of the amalgamated or grouped institution, and, if applicable, with establishing the necessary ties with the foundations of the institutions as well as the persons in charge of research activities.
The committee is composed of seven members who are qualified to carry out its mandate and appointed by the integrated centre’s board of directors. The board must invite interested groups to provide it with lists of names from which it selects the committee members.
The committee must establish its operating rules.