53.31.12. The certified body shall remit to the Société québécoise de récupération et de recyclage, in trust, the amount of the compensation owed to the municipalities.
The times at which and the terms according to which the amount is payable to the Société shall be agreed between the Société and the certified body. Failing agreement, they shall be determined by the Minister.
The Government may, by regulation, provide that the amount of the compensation referred to in the first paragraph in relation to materials or a class of materials may be paid, in whole or in part, through a contribution in goods or services.
The contributions in goods or services must enable the dissemination of information, awareness and education messages concerning environmental matters and favour messages intended to promote the recovery and reclamation of residual materials.
The terms and conditions for applying a payment through contributions in goods or services shall be established by agreement between the certified body concerned and the Société québécoise de récupération et de recyclage, subject to any directives that the Minister may give in that regard.