23.1. Despite sections 3 to 23, the municipal body shall hold an architectural competition in accordance with the rules established by the Minister of Culture and Communications for the purposes of awarding any contract for the services of an architect relating to a construction project evaluated at $2,000,000 and more and in respect of a facility eligible under the support program for cultural facilities of the Ministère de la Culture et des Communications.
The municipal body shall, if so required by the Minister of Culture and Communications, hold such a competition for the purposes of awarding any contract for the services of an architect relating to any construction project evaluated at less than $2,000,000 and in respect of such a facility.
The municipal body reserves the right to reject any tender from an architect who, in the 2 years before the tender opening date, has received an unsatisfactory performance assessment that meets the conditions in paragraph 2.0.1 of section 573 of the Cities and Towns Act (chapter C-19).
O.C. 1157-2002, s. 6; O.C. 1161-2013, s. 5.