52. A decision made by the Minister under section 50 or 51 may apply to an immigration class, an immigration program or a component of such a program.
A decision made by the Minister on the basis of humanitarian considerations or to ensure diversity in the origin of expressions of interest and applications for selection may also apply to a country, a region or a group of countries or regions.
A decision concerning applications filed under section 15 or 29 may, in particular, apply to a region of Québec, an economic sector, a trade or an occupation, taking into account Québec’s labour market needs.
A decision stands for a maximum period of 24 months and may be modified at any time during that period. The Minister publishes the decision in the Gazette officielle du Québec and in any medium the Minister considers appropriate. The decision takes effect on the date of its publication or on any later date specified in it.
The reason for a decision must be included in the decision.