3. In this Act, unless otherwise indicated by the context, “Administration” means the Government, the Conseil exécutif, the Conseil du trésor, all government departments, and government agencies and government enterprises within the meaning of the Auditor General Act (chapter V-5.01).
A person appointed or designated by the Government or by a minister, when exercising functions assigned by law, the Government or that minister, together with the personnel directed by that person, is considered to be an agency.
The Administration does not include courts of justice within the meaning of the Courts of Justice Act (chapter T-16), bodies whose membership is wholly made up of judges of the Court of Québec, the Conseil de la magistrature, the committee on the remuneration of the judges of the Court of Québec and the municipal courts, the committee on the remuneration of criminal and penal prosecuting attorneys, or administrative bodies established to exercise adjudicative functions, when exercising those functions.
2006, c. 3, s. 3; 2011, c. 31, s. 18.