305.1. For the purposes of this chapter, section 5.4 and paragraphs 33.1 to 33.9 of section 331.1, unless the context indicates otherwise,
“extra-provincial authority” means any power or function of an extra-provincial securities commission under the extra-provincial securities laws under which that commission operates;
“extra-provincial securities commission” means a person empowered by the laws of another province or a territory of Canada to regulate the securities markets in or administer and enforce the securities laws of that province or territory;
“extra-provincial securities laws” means the laws administered by an extra-provincial securities commission that deal with regulating securities markets and are equivalent to Québec securities laws;
“Québec authority” means any power or function of the Authority or the Bureau de décision et de révision en valeurs mobilières under Québec securities laws;
“Québec securities laws” means
(1) this Act;
(2) any other Québec laws governing securities markets, including the Act respecting the Autorité des marchés financiers (chapter A-33.2) and the Act respecting the distribution of financial products and services (chapter D-9.2);
(3) regulations made under this Act or any other Québec laws governing securities markets;
(4) the decisions and orders of the Authority or the Bureau de décision et de révision en valeurs mobilières; and
(5) the extra-provincial securities laws provisions referred to in sections 308 and 308.0.1.
Unless otherwise provided, a reference to an extra-provincial securities commission includes any person to which that securities commission delegates an authority and any other person that, in respect of that securities commission, exercises powers or performs functions substantially similar to a Québec authority.