17. The documents of a public body that ceases its operations are transferred to Bibliothèque et Archives nationales, provided its rights and obligations are not assumed by another public body.
If a public body ceases its operations and its rights and obligations are assumed by more than one public body, its inactive documents scheduled for permanent preservation are required to be transferred to only one of those public bodies. In the absence of applicable provisions or any agreement, Bibliothèque et Archives nationales shall designate the responsible body.
1983, c. 38, s. 17; 2004, c. 25, s. 38.