85. The Commission and the legal aid centres shall not make expenditures or assume obligations the amount of which exceeds, in a fiscal year, the sums at their disposal for that fiscal year.
The Commission shall not, in a fiscal year, make financial commitments, other than the contracting of loans, in excess of the amount authorized for such purpose by the Minister of Justice for that fiscal year. Nor shall legal aid centres make commitments, in a fiscal year, in excess of the amount authorized for such purpose by the Commission for that fiscal year.
This section shall not operate so as to prevent the Commission or a centre from making a financial commitment for more than one fiscal year in respect of the lease of movable or immovable property, a collective agreement or the remuneration and conditions of employment of employees not governed by a collective agreement. Nor shall it operate so as to prevent the Commission from contracting a loan repayable over a period exceeding one fiscal year.
1972, c. 14, s. 85; 1979, c. 32, s. 13; 1996, c. 23, s. 46.