17.1. To finance in part the activities of the institute, an annual contribution based on a percentage of the total payroll of police personnel in each municipal police force of Québec shall be paid to the institute by each local municipality, intermunicipal board, regional county municipality or urban community that maintains a police force. A contribution based on the total payroll of the Police Force shall also be paid for the same purposes by the Government to the institute.
The applicable percentage, which shall not exceed 1 %, and the terms of payment shall be determined by the Government on the recommendation of the institute.
The contributions paid under this section are deemed to be eligible expenditures within the meaning of section 5 of the Act to foster the development of manpower training (chapter D-7.1).
This section does not apply to a Naskapi Village, a Cree Village or the Kativik Regional Government.