172.1. The transit authority may entrust a mandate to any other public body providing public transport to acquire equipment for the transit authority. It may also accept such a mandate where it intends to acquire the same kind of equipment for itself.
The Minister of Transport may authorize the transit authority, where it accepts a mandate under the first paragraph, to make the joint purchase of equipment without a call for tenders.
1983, c. 45, s. 37; 1990, c. 85, s. 110; 1999, c. 40, s. 67.