25.4. Every contract entered into by the Board for the maintenance or development of computer systems, for electronic data processing or for document destruction must be established in writing where it involves access to or the communication of information to which Division VIII of Chapter III of the Act respecting the Ministère du Revenu (chapter M‐31) applies. Every such contract must also specify the measures to be taken to ensure that the information involved is used solely for the purposes of the contract and is retained only by the Board once the contract has expired.
The Board must submit the contract to the Commission d’accès à l’information in order to obtain the Commission’s opinion on whether the contract satisfies the requirements of the first paragraph. The Commission must issue its opinion within 60 days. The Board must comply with the opinion of the Commission.
The opinion of the Commission shall be tabled in the National Assembly by the minister responsible for the Board within the ensuing 30 days or, if the Assembly is not in session, within 30 days of resumption.
This section applies notwithstanding the third paragraph of section 69.1 and section 71.4 of the Act respecting the Ministère du Revenu.
The effect of this section is extended until 31 December 2003. See Order in Council 1519-2001 dated 12 December 2001; (2001) 133 G. O. 2, 6938.