23. A labour commissioner-general, an assistant labour commissioner-general, labour commissioners and certification agents shall be appointed to the Ministère du travail et de la main-d’oeuvre to ensure the efficiency of the certification procedure established by this code and to perform the other duties assigned to them by this code. Such persons and the clerk of the office of the labour commissioner-general as well as any other functionaries and employees required for such purpose, shall be appointed and remunerated in accordance with the Civil Service Act.
The moneys required to pay the salaries of the persons so appointed and to pay the other expenses required for the carrying out of the preceding paragraph shall be paid by the Commission des normes du travail.
In addition to his powers and duties as a labour commissioner and the special functions assigned to him by the following provisions, the labour commissioner-general shall direct, co-ordinate and distribute the work of the labour commissioners and certification agents and, generally, shall see to the proper functioning of such service.
In addition to his powers and duties as labour commissioner, the assistant labour commissioner-general shall assist the labour commissioner-general in the exercise of his functions and replace him in cases where he is absent or unable to act.
1969, c. 47, s. 10; 1969, c. 48, s. 10; 1977, c. 5, s. 14; 1977, c. 41, s. 1, s. 13; 1978, c. 15, s. 140; 1979, c. 45, s. 150.