72. The “Forum des intervenants de l’industrie du taxi” is hereby established.
The object of the Forum is to foster concerted action between the major stakeholders in the taxi industry as regards various commercial practices in the industry including, in particular, those affecting the development of human resources, and to advise the Minister on measures for developing the industry, in particular by presenting recommendations on which a consensus was reached.
The Forum shall be composed of a president, appointed by the Government, and of no more than nine other members appointed by the Minister to represent holders of a taxi driver’s permit, holders of a taxi transportation service intermediary’s permit, holders of a taxi owner’s permit, including those offering specialized transportation services by taxi, and customers.
For the purposes of the third paragraph, the Government shall identify by order the associations and groups that will be invited by the Minister to submit the names of two persons from whom the Minister will choose the member who is to represent their interest. In addition to the holders of taxi driver’s permits represented by the Association professionnelle des chauffeurs de taxi du Québec, the associations and groups identified by order must permit the holders of taxi owner’s permits, holders of taxi transportation service intermediary’s permits and users of taxi transportation services to have at least one representative.