190. With the authorization of the Council and of the Commission municipale du Québec, the Transit Commission may acquire by agreement or by expropriation all or part of the assets or of the capital stock of any public transport undertaking operated wholly or for the most part within its territory.
The Transit Commission shall not operate any public transport service in the territory presently served by one or another of the following companies, viz., Autobus Dupont, Ltée (Montmorency service), Autobus Fournier, Ltée, Autobus Laval, Ltée, Autobus Vanier, Ltée, La Cie d’Autobus de Charlesbourg, Ltée, Québec-Autobus Ltée and Transport Boischatel, Ltée, without acquiring, by agreement or by expropriation, the capital stock or the moveable and immoveable property of whichever of such transport undertakings serves the territory in which the Transit Commission so establishes its service.
In expropriating, it shall proceed, mutatismutandis, by using the powers of the Community, except that in the case of acquisition by expropriation with prior possession, the Commission shall previously deposit a sum equal to seventy-five per cent of the gross operating revenue for the last fiscal year of the expropriated party, as established by the financial statements deposited with the Expropriation Tribunal, which shall deliver a certificate thereof.
In the case of an acquisition contemplated by this section, section 45 of the Labour Code (chapter C-27) shall apply.
This section has effect notwithstanding section 38 of the Expropriation Act (chapter E-24).
1969, c. 83, s. 228; 1970, c. 65, s. 5; 1972, s. 55, s. 173; 1973, c. 38, s. 139; 1973, c. 39, s. 5; 1977, c. 5, s. 14.