171. The Government may entrust a person whom it designates with making an inquiry into any matter in connection with the administration or operation of an establishment or a regional council.
The person so designated shall, for the purposes of such inquiry, have the powers and immunity of a commissioner appointed under the Act respecting public inquiry commissions (chapter C-37).
When an inquiry is so ordered, the Government may order that the powers of the board of directors of the establishment or of the regional council be suspended and appoint an administrator to exercise its powers for the duration of the inquiry.
1971, c. 48, s. 128; 1978, c. 72, s. 42.