104. The Minister may:
(a) grant subsidies for studies, research, preparation of programs, plans and projects concerning environmental protection;
(b) make loans and grant subsidies to municipalities for the construction, acquisition and operation of any waterworks, sewer, water treatment or waste management system or any part of it;
(c) make loans and grant subsidies to any person for the construction, acquisition and operation of any waste management or water treatment system.
Notwithstanding any inconsistent provision of the Municipal Aid Prohibition Act (chapter I-15), a municipality may, with the approval of the Minister and the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Greater Montréal, exercise the powers provided in paragraphs a and c.
1972, c. 49, s. 104; 1978, c. 64, s. 34; 1999, c. 43, s. 13.