139.16. The committee may delegate all or part of its powers under subparagraphs 1 and 3 of the first paragraph of section 139.5 to subcommittees.
A subcommittee to which the powers under subparagraph 1 of the first paragraph of section 139.5 are delegated is composed of four persons appointed by the committee, including two from the unions or associations representing the employees, on the recommendation of the union or association concerned. The committee may, in the same manner, appoint a substitute for each of these members, to replace them whenever they are absent or unable to act. Other terms respecting the composition of this subcommittee may be provided in a by-law.
A subcommittee to which the powers under subparagraph 3 of the first paragraph of section 139.5 are delegated is composed of two persons representing the Government and two persons representing the employees and beneficiaries covered by the plan, one of whom must be recommended by the Syndicat des agents de la paix en services correctionnels du Québec.