57.1.8. The mandate of the inspector general is to oversee contracting processes and the carrying out of contracts by the city or by a legal person described in subparagraph 1 of the fifth paragraph of section 57.1.9.
The inspector general shall recommend to the council any measure aimed at preventing a breach of integrity in the making of contracts by the city or the carrying out of such contracts. The inspector general shall also recommend to the council any measure designed to foster compliance with the applicable legal provisions and with the city’s requirements regarding contracting or the carrying out of contracts. In addition, the inspector general shall verify, within the city, the implementation of such measures adopted by any council.
A further mandate of the inspector general is to train the members of the councils as well as the officers and employees to recognize and prevent any breach of integrity or of the applicable rules in the making of contracts by the city or the carrying out of such contracts.
The inspector general shall carry out his or her mandate with regard to contracts that come under an urban agglomeration power as well as those that come under a local power. The inspector general may make recommendations to any council of the city and shall verify the measures adopted by any such council, and the training he or she provides may be intended for the members of any council as well as all officers and employees of the city.